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2010-10-29 11:02:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Led by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), 11 U.S. senators are raising questions about the pending approval of the TransCanada Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. In a letter sent Thursday to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the lawmakers sought answers to a series of concerns they have about the pipeline. Signing the letter, in addition to Leahy and Merkley, are Senators Roland Burris (D-Ill.), Ben Cardin (D-Md.),...

2010-10-08 15:30:00

Outspoken police chief reportedly to be freed, but may not be free to return to Tindouf refugee camps in Algeria to see his family or speak for peace with other Sahrawis WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senator Jim Bunning (R-KY) wrote to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, joining other Congress members and international human rights advocates expressing concern for the safety of Mustapha Salma Ould Sidi Mouloud, the outspoken Sahrawi leader whose whereabouts are still...

2010-09-27 15:15:00

Letter to Sec. of State Clinton joins Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and UN in deploring violation of rights to freedom of speech, movement, and liberty WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressional leaders Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart, (R-FL) and Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) sent a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton requesting US action to secure the immediate release of Mustapha Salma Ould Sidi Mouloud, the outspoken Sahrawi police chief arrested by the...

2010-09-22 10:54:00

Commitment made at highest levels to end child hunger NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joining US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Ireland's Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheal Martin for the launch of the joint American-Irish initiative "1000 Days: Change a Life, Change the Future," Tom Arnold, CEO of the international humanitarian organization Concern Worldwide, said that, "We have the political momentum at the international level, but this has to be married to...

2010-09-21 12:47:00

U.S. Strategy Focuses on Nutrition of Pregnant Women, Young Children NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CARE President and CEO Helene Gayle was among those applauding Tuesday as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unveiled a plan to combat child malnutrition and hunger by focusing on the first 1,000 days of life. In her speech before a UN summit designed to speed progress toward Millennium Development Goals, Clinton laid out details of a strategy she announced in May at...

2010-08-31 13:43:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the flooding in Pakistan began one month ago, more than 20 million people throughout the country have been affected. In an effort to help raise funds for relief, recovery and reconstruction efforts, the U.S. Government--through the Department of State -- created the Pakistan Relief Fund (the Fund). In television and radio PSAs released by the Ad Council today, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton encourages all Americans to donate to the Fund, which...

2010-08-03 15:00:00

Hillary Clinton Scores Highest, 19 Points Above Obama WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Clarus Poll of "news watchers" - a nationwide survey of registered voters who say they follow the news "closely" or "very closely" - finds that the job approval ratings of President Obama, his top aides and Cabinet officials have fallen considerably during the past seven months. The July 2010 Clarus Poll shows that only two members of the Obama team, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton...

2010-07-07 03:58:00

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dissatisfaction with the state of the country continues to grow, as does some disenchantment with the President and Congress. Because of this, it is not surprising at all that Americans have negative opinions of how members of the Cabinet and other political leaders in Washington are performing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100517/NY06256LOGO) Secretary of State Hillary...

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2010-03-16 06:35:00

The US State Department launched a website on Monday where people from around the world can leave their views on global issues and US-foreign policy. The site, "˜Opinion Space"˜, is dedicated to promote "global conversations on foreign affairs," said the State Department. It will "harness the power of connection technologies to provide a unique forum for international dialogue," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a statement. This provides a unique opportunity...

2010-01-29 08:30:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michelle Obama may be the first African-American first lady, but in other respects she's not that different from her predecessors, says Wake Forest University Professor of Political Science Kathy Smith, who studies first ladies. "Michelle Obama offers continuity to the past with her traditional interpretation of the first lady role," says Smith, the author of a chapter on Rosalynn Carter in the book "American First Ladies" and...