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Crimea sides with Russia: Obama calls for sanctions, Putin not on list, US officials says

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Crimea’s parliament voted to join Russia on Thursday and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum in 10 days’ time in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian region that drew a sharp riposte from U.S. P…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Crimea sides with Russia: Obama calls for sanctions, Putin not on list, US officials says

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Crimea’s parliament voted to join Russia on Thursday and its Moscow-backed government set a referendum in 10 days’ time in a dramatic escalation of the crisis over the Ukrainian region that drew a sharp riposte from U.S. P…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Kerry offers no timetable for Keystone XL decision

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered no timetable on Friday for a U.S. decision on TransCanada’s planned Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying he hopes an analysis of public comments on its environmental impact would be done soon.

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Senate confirms Kerry nomination for State Dept.

January 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate has confirmed Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry as the next secretary of state.
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Obama nominates Sen. John Kerry for secretary of state

December 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic

President Barack Obama on Friday nominated Sen. John Kerry as his next secretary of state, elevating the longtime lawmaker and foreign policy expert to the top diplomatic job he had coveted. Continue Reading

McGovern honored as ‘conscience for our nation’

October 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Hart, Kerry, Durbin, Mondale, Daschle among nationally known attendees.
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McGovern celebrated as ‘conscience for our nation’

October 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Three former Democratic presidential candidates paid personal respects Friday to George McGovern, whose 1972 campaign for president galvanized the party’s liberal wing and ushered in a new generation of political activism.
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Kerry, Pakistan agree on steps to improve ties

May 16, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

U.S. Sen. John Kerry says he and Pakistani leaders have agreed on a “series of steps” to improve their nations’ fraying ties. Continue Reading