Secretary of State John Kerry served up a hilarious speech at the annual Gridiron Club and Foundation dinner on Saturday, mocking his patrician self from his first “Je m’appelle.” A rule in political humor is that the more the self-deprecating the better, so Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a potential 2016 presidential contender, had plenty of material, as did former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a one-time Republican making a comeback bid as a Democrat.
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WASHINGTON — The crisis in Ukraine is a top topic on the upcoming Sunday shows. Here’s a viewer guide to the Sunday guest lineup.
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry headlines the annual Gridiron Club and Foundation dinner on Saturday night, returning to the U.S. after a swing this week through Kiev, Paris, Rome and Aqaba, Jordan.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia are at a resort at Key Largon, Fl. for the weekend.
Children participating in the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington last year. The White House says the Easter Egg Roll will be held on Monday, April 21. Dating to 1878 and attended by tens of thousands of children and parents, (AP File Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama tapped one of his major 2012 fundraisers, Chicago attorney Andrew Schapiro, to be the next ambassasdor to the Czech Republic.
WASHINGTON — About half of millenials— folks between the ages of 18 and 33 — are not identifying with political parties, almost a third are not affiliated with a religion and no surprise, heavily use social media to build personal and professional networks. Those are among the findings of a new national survey, "Millenials in Adulthood" by the Pew Research Center.
WASHINGTON — The Conservatic Political Action Conference — CPAC — continues through Friday with potential 2016 presidential hopefuls and other Republicans speaking to the group, meeting at a hotel in the D.C. suburbs.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle head to Miami on Friday and if all goes as planned, will spend the weekend at a resort on the Florida Keys. On Friday, the First Couple talk to students at Coral Reef High School about the importance of getting an education.
WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton, undeclared but not uninterested, is heading into the 2016 presidental election season ahead of all GOP contenders, according to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll.
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