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Jimmy Carter joins Keystone foes as both sides search for celebrity support

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter announced his opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday, calling it a “linchpin for tar sands expansion and the increased pollution that will follow.”

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Presidents praise George W. Bush at new library

April 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic

“My deepest conviction, the guiding principle of the administration, is that the United States of America must strive to expand the reach of freedom,” Bush said. “I believe that freedom is a gift from God and the hope of every human heart.”
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Clinton, Carter join Obama inaugural gathering

January 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON (AP) Former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter joined lawmakers and other dignitaries at the Capitol for President Barack Obama’s ceremonial swearing-in Monday to a second term.
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Jimmy Carter: Troy Davis execution evidence U.S. death penalty is ‘unjust, outdated’

September 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Prosecutors and the family of a slain police officer, in turn, say justice has finally been served. But Troy Davis’ supporters were many, including former President Jimmy Carter, Pope Benedict XVI, a former FBI director, the NAACP, several conservative figures and many celebrities, including hip-hop star Sean “P. Diddy” Combs.
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Jimmy, Rosalynn Carter visiting Minnesota for Habitat for Humanity

October 6, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn are visiting the Twin Cities to pitch in for Habitat for Humanity project. Continue Reading

Jimmy Carter sees tea party parallels to his 1976 run

September 20, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Former President Jimmy Carter sees parallels between today’s tea party movement among conservative Republicans and his own election to the White House in 1976. Continue Reading

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North Korea releases American imprisoned since January

August 27, 2010 in INFORUM

SEOUL, South Korea A smile flickered across Aijalon Gomes’ face as he hugged former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and boarded a plane for Boston on Friday, seven months after his arrest in North Korea. Continue Reading

North Korea releases Boston man held since January

August 26, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

A spokeswoman says North Korea has granted amnesty for a Boston man jailed in the communist country since January after former President Jimmy Carter worked to negotiate his freedom. Continue Reading

Carter lands in Pyongyang to bring home American

August 25, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Former President Jimmy Carter arrived today in the capital of communist North Korea on a mission to bring home an American sentenced to eight years’ hard labor for trespassing. Continue Reading