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US: Veteran Senator Now Third in Presidential Succession

Posted December 18th, 2012 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A long-time U.S. senator, Patrick Leahy of Vermont, is now third in the line of presidential succession in the country. Leahy, a Democrat who has served in the Senate since 1975, was sworn in Tuesday as the president pro tempore in the upper chamber of Congress. It is a largely ceremonial position he is assuming […]

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Kenya to See First Presidential Debates

Posted October 10th, 2012 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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Kenyan media outlets have organized the country’s first-ever live presidential debates, with the first one scheduled to air next month. Debate organizers say the November 26 debate will be broadcast by eight television stations and 32 radio stations, in addition to being streamed on the Internet. Further debates are set for January 14 and February […]

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US Presidential Debates: Widely Watched, Seldom Election-Changing

Posted October 2nd, 2012 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Millions of Americans will watch Wednesday night’s highly anticipated U.S. presidential election debate, but analysts say that rarely in the last five decades have the encounters shifted the ultimate outcome of the race for a four-year term in the White House. For days now, President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and his Republican challenger, former governor […]

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Dylan, Glenn, Albright to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Posted April 26th, 2012 at 5:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A folk song legend, a pioneering astronaut, and a former U.S. secretary of state are three of the 13 recipients of this year’s Presidential Medal of Freedom. The medal is the highest civilian honor, presented to those who have made lasting contributions to America’s national interest, world peace and culture. This year’s winners include Bob […]

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US Republican Candidate Cain Denies Sexual Harassment Report

Posted October 31st, 2011 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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One of the U.S. Republican presidential candidates, Herman Cain, is denying a report about sexual harassment allegations in the 1990s. The news website Politico.com is reporting Cain was accused by two women of sexually inappropriate behavior while serving as head of the National Restaurant Association. The report says the women were given five-figure financial settlements […]

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US Republican Candidate Cain Denies Sexual Harassment Report

Posted October 31st, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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One of the U.S. Republican presidential candidates, Herman Cain, is denying a report about sexual harassment allegations in the 1990s. The news website Politico.com is reporting that Cain was accused by two women of sexually inappropriate behavior while serving as president of the National Restaurant Association. The report says the women were given five-figure financial […]

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