Samantha Power on the global struggle for LGBT rights

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power speaks at a Human Rights Campaign conference in D.C. on March 12, 2016. (Washington Blade photo by...

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Obama ‘Confident’ He Could’ve ‘Mobilized’ Majority of Americans in 3rd Term

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John F. Kennedy had his fair share of glib rejoinders, and George W. Bush had his infamous verbal malapropisms, but few occupants in the...

Obama’s Clemency Problem, And Ours – The Intercept

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Two words in that sentence would matter most. Throughout Obama’s time in the White House, his touchstone would not be that singular country on...

Rediscovering Obama’s Irish Roots | The New Yorker

During the eighteenth century, a wigmaker in Ireland could expect to have a prosperous career. Wigs were popular among the aristocracy, and useful in a...

U.N. job for former Peru first lady held up by inquiry back home

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