By Tracy Connor, NBC News
Embattled U.N. envoy Susan Rice is dropping out of the running to be the next secretary of state after months of criticism over her Benghazi comments.
“Today, I made the decision that it was the best thing for our country, for the American people that I not continue to be considered by the president for nomination of secretary of state,” Rice told NBC’s Brian Williams.
“I didn’t want [...]
On Monday morning, Washington awoke to learn that Commerce Secretary John Bryson had been involved in a series of auto accidents in southern California on Saturday evening, and cited with a felony hit-and-run by responding police. This news was of course shocking.
For several hours, the White House and the Commerce Department declined comment. In this vacuum, the rumors took a life of their own. Some speculated there was alcohol involved, despite initial [...]
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, a recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics, takes to Facebook today to review the Avengers, a movie about a bunch of superheroes banding together to save the world, “which focuses on a new, limitless clean energy source called ‘The Tesseract,’” according to Chu.
“In the film, there is evidently an intergalactic struggle to claim this new resource – one we can only win by relying on heroes [...]
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Energy Secretary Stephen Chu testified today before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power on the department’s FY2013 Budget Request.
Chu was asked if he drove a Chevy Volt, a car he praised during the hearing, but claimed he didn’t own a car ‘at the moment’
By Joel HoodTribune reporter9:18 a.m. CST, November 15, 2011
Education Secretary Arne Duncan has accepted an apology from the president of the Chicago Teachers Union for a joke she made about him having a lisp.
At a union event in Seattle last month, Karen Lewis said she could tell Duncan “went to a private school, because if he had gone to a public school, he would have had that lisp fixed.” Her comments were [...]