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Rice Withdraws From Consideration For Secretary of State

Posted December 14th, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice has withdrawn her name from consideration to replace outgoing Hillary Clinton as secretary of state. Rice was one of the leading contenders for the position until she faced a wave of Republican criticism for her public comments on the September 11 attack on the U.S. mission in […]

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Rice Withdraws From Consideration For Secretary of State

Posted December 13th, 2012 at 10:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice has asked President Barack Obama to withdraw her name from consideration to replace outgoing Hillary Clinton as secretary of state. President Barack Obama issued a statement Thursday saying that he accepts her decision. He said Rice will continue to serve as U.N. envoy and as a key […]

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Rice Withdraws From Consideration For Secretary of State

Posted December 13th, 2012 at 6:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice has asked President Barack Obama to withdraw her name from consideration to replace outgoing Hillary Clinton as secretary of state. President Barack Obama issued a statement Thursday saying that he accepts her resignation. He said Rice will continue to serve as U.N. envoy and as a key […]

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Rice Withdraws From Consideration For Secretary of State

Posted December 13th, 2012 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice has asked President Barack Obama to withdraw her name from consideration to replace outgoing Hillary Clinton as secretary of state. President Barack Obama issued a statement Thursday saying that he accepts her resignation. He said Rice will continue to serve as U.N. envoy and as a key […]

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Rice Withdraws From Consideration for Secretary of State

Posted December 13th, 2012 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice has withdrawn her name from the list of candidates who could be nominated as the new secretary of state to replace outgoing Hillary Clinton. President Barack Obama issued a statement Thursday saying that he accepts her resignation. He said Rice will continue to serve as U.N. envoy […]

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Who is Susan Rice?

Posted November 27th, 2012 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Before being caught in the middle of a political firestorm, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice earned a reputation as an aggressive negotiator, with some describing her as “blunt” and “sharp-tongued.” Rice rose in diplomatic ranks in the 1990s after serving as a special assistant to President Bill Clinton and Senior Director for […]

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US Ambassador Meeting With Lawmakers on Benghazi Attack

Posted November 27th, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is meeting this week with lawmakers to discuss her remarks about the deadly September attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The closed-door meetings are seen as a bid by Rice to gain the lawmakers’ support in order to become the next Secretary of State. U.S. media […]

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US Ambassador Meeting With Lawmakers on Benghazi Attack

Posted November 27th, 2012 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is meeting this week with lawmakers to discuss her remarks about the deadly September attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The closed-door meetings are seen as a bid by Rice to gain the lawmakers’ support in order to become the next Secretary of State. U.S. media […]

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Condoleezza Rice: A Prominent Republican Voice on Foreign Policy

Posted August 29th, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Condoleezza Rice, a respected foreign-policy voice in the Republican Party, was the first African-American woman to serve as U.S. secretary of state. Rice held senior positions in the Republican administrations of former president George H.W. Bush and his son, former president George W. Bush. Her prominent appearance at the Republican convention this year, in support […]

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Thailand-Indonesia Dispute is Building Over Rice Deal

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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A diplomatic dispute is building between Thailand and Indonesia as the government in Bangkok prepares to boost prices for Thai rice farmers. Thai Commerce Minister Kittiratt Na Ranong told reporters this week he will not sign off on a tentative deal to sell 300,000 tons of rice to Indonesia because the price is too low. […]

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