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John Kerry

U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA)

PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 5-29-14

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05/29/2014

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Edward Snowden: Hero Or Not?

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05/29/2014

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Good Question: Why Is The U.S. Getting Involved In Syria Now?

The U.S. is taking steps to strike Syria after officials say the Syrian government used chemical weapons on its own people last week. Bashar al-Assad’s government denies the claim, but the U.S. says they’ve crossed the “red line” President Barack Obama talked about last year.

08/27/2013

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John Kerry’s Wife Hospitalized In Boston

Teresa Heinz Kerry, the wife of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, is hospitalized at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. A spokesman for John Kerry says Heinz Kerry was flown to Massachusetts General Hospital on Sunday night after being stabilized by doctors at Nantucket Cottage Hospital. The 74-year-old Heinz Kerry taken to the emergency room in Nantucket, accompanied by her husband, after 3:30 p.m. Sunday. A hospital spokesman said she arrived at that facility in critical condition before being stabilized by doctors.

07/07/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

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Opinion: 7.8% Unemployment Rate Is Questionable

Obviously, one does not need a math degree of any sort to realize that something is amiss with these figures and thereby needs further explanation. It appears as though their number of those who found work, the number of new jobs created, or both are inaccurate.

10/08/2012

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Opinion: Obama Passes The Buck On Debate Loss Just Like He Blames Others For Failures Of Past 4 Years

As usual, President Barack Obama is passing the blame. On the campaign trail in Denver on Thursday, Obama was spreading the blame around for his pathetic debate performance on Wednesday night against GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney.

10/04/2012

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Opinion: Romney and Ryan Are Real Life Versions Of GOP Caricatures Of Kerry and Gore

In an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.

09/04/2012