Morning Brief: When Hillary met Barack
Top Story MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images To the chagrin of the political press, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton held a “secret” meeting in Washington. Few details have leaked out, but NBC is reporting that the two senators met at Dianne Feinstein’s home in Georgetown. Decision ’08 Obama appeared on stage last night with two vice-presidential possibles ...
To the chagrin of the political press, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton held a “secret” meeting in Washington. Few details have leaked out, but NBC is reporting that the two senators met at Dianne Feinstein’s home in Georgetown.
Obama appeared on stage last night with two vice-presidential possibles from Virginia: Gov. Tim Kaine and Sen. Jim Webb.
Howard Dean will remain chair of the Democratic Party, Politico reports.
At his Guantánamo arraignment, 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed dared the U.S. to execute him.
A violent Washington, DC, neighborhood will be subject to Iraq-style checkpoints.
Military police arrested an openly gay soldier in Brazil.
The International Energy Agency is calling for $45 trillion in energy investments by 2050.
Pakistan seized 2,200 pounds of explosives that officials say was for an unspecified suicide plot.
Indonesia and the Philipines raised interest rates to combat rising inflation.
China denied hacking the laptop of U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez when he visited Beijing in December.
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The verdict on Dmitry Medvedev’s first Western trip? “Decidedly mixed.”
Turkey’s top court blocked a government move to allow students to wear headscarves.
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