State Department

State Dept. Report  Says Keystone XL Would Have Minimal Environmental Impact
The release of the long-awaited Final Environmental Impact Statement will trigger an avalanche of lobbying efforts aimed at Secretary of State John Kerry, who has made climate change a central focus of his career. Read more...
India Angry Over Diplomat’s Arrest
Women's rights advocate paid her nanny three dollars an hour. Read more...
The State Department has been quietly offering a $10 million reward to help track down the militants who attacked the embassy. Read more...
Oops, CBS '60 Minutes' Benghazi Source Is A Liar
I got your Benghazi-gate, Lindsay Graham. Read more...
Obama Administration Helped Kill Transparency Push On Military Aid
Last year a bipartisan effort to force more transparency about military aid failed after objections from the Pentagon. Will the same thing happen this year? Read more...

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55 Arrested At Keystone XL Pipeline Protest
Fifty-five people were arrested in Washington during a protest Friday against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which opponents contend would encourage exploitation of Canadian oil sands and contribute to environmentally damaging climate change. Read more...
The contractor the Obama U.S. State Department hired for the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) of the northern half of TransCanada's Keystone XL (KXL) tar sands export pipeline overtly lied on its conflict-of-interest disclosure form Read more...
Last year, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visited his ally President Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, where the firebrand leaders unleashed defiant rhetoric at the United States. Read more...
Believe it or not, the precise route of TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline remains shrouded in mystery. Read more...
According to The Washington Post, the Department of Justice examined Fox News reporter James Rosen’s personal emails, phone records, and visits to the State Department in order to investigate a leak of classified information. Read more...