In his second term, President Obama is still passing up long-time career diplomats and nominating his biggest donors for coveted ambassadorships. His second-term nominations so far raised more than $16 million for his campaigns and inaugurations.
Ambassador Samantha Power skipped the emergency national security meeting to deal with the rising chaos in Syria.
Well gee, it must be nice! After having to step down from the nomination after a drunken driving arrest, Obama has renominated Timothy Broas to the open seat as ambassador to the Netherlands.
Caroline Kennedy may soon become the first female ambassador to Japan but Kennedy and the White House remain mum on the appointment.
Merry Crony-mas! It's time to pass out the goodies. While President Obama's lips champion the middle class, his administration's old hands are preparing to lavish rewards on the creme de la campaign creme: his wealthiest political donors.
Fmr. Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz discusses the situation in Libya and what should happen next.