The Anticlimax of the Jan. 6 Hearings

Even if they drag a few million American eyeballs away from their streaming platforms for a night or two, the hearings could well be a dud.

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State Department Eases Restrictions for Diplomats Abroad

The State Department is easing some restrictions after employees said that their jobs overseas were harder than they needed to be.

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Taking on a New Role, Susan Rice is Asserting Herself

After serving as United Nations ambassador and national security adviser in the Obama administration, she has unexpectedly ended up helping oversee domestic policy in the Biden White House.

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Susan Rice Wants to Run for Office. Will Her First Campaign Be for V.P.?

The former national security adviser is on the short list to be Joe Biden’s running mate. She has never been elected to public office, but in 2018 she took a close look at running for Senate — and at her own political strengths and vulnerabilities.

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Mike Pompeo Is the Worst Secretary of State Ever

Where’s the Republican uproar over what’s gone on under his watch?

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