State Department

John Kerry Speaking

Kerry: We Will Undertake Clinton’s Emails ‘As Rapidly As Possible’

The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business as secretary of state, a senior State Department official said Thursday.

03/06/2015

Former President Bill Clinton and his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. (Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)

Email Issue Revives Old Questions About Clintons

Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing a new set of questions about ethics and transparency — the sort that have dogged her and husband Bill for decades.

03/03/2015

Hillary Clinton Speaking

Gibbs: ‘Highly Unusual’ Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email As Secretary Of State

Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs believes it’s “highly unusual” that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would use a personal email account and not a governmental one during her time at the State Department.

03/03/2015

File photo of a computer. (credit: Adam Berry/Getty Images)

State Dept. Official Granted Bond on Soliciting Minor Charge

A State Department official has been granted bond and will be free pending trial on charges he solicited a minor online.

02/27/2015

Courtroom

State Department Official Put On Administrative Leave After Being Charged With Soliciting A Minor

A U.S. State Department official was jailed Tuesday on a charge of soliciting a minor.

02/25/2015

Netanyahu Speaking

US: Israel Raising Tensions By Withholding Tens Of Millions In Tax Revenues To Palestinians

The Obama administration said Monday it was reviewing its annual $440 million aid package to the Palestinians because of their effort to join the International Criminal Court to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel.

01/06/2015

GOP's Issa Set For Final Assault On Obamacare  (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

GOP’s Issa Set For Final Assault On Obamacare

One of the Obama administration’s harshest congressional critics will get a final high-profile shot when the House Oversight Committee grills witnesses about the president’s health care overhaul and a former adviser’s remark about voters’ “stupidity.”

12/09/2014

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US Sen. Elizabeth Warren On Trip To Middle East

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on a tour of the Middle East with stops planned in Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan.

11/24/2014

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcome Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah during a welcoming ceremony ahead of the APEC Leaders' dinner in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Nov. 12, 2011 during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

State Department: Queen Of Brunei Gave Michelle Obama More Than $70G Worth Of Jewelry In 2013

From furniture and food to fine art, members of the Obama administration received thousands of dollars in gifts from foreign leaders, but first lady Michelle Obama appears to have received the most expensive gift last year.

11/12/2014

Guantanamo Bay

UN Panel: US Must Answer For Alleged Torture Violations

A U.N. panel began grilling American officials Wednesday over the country’s compliance with a key anti-torture treaty, raising a series of alleged violations and admitted “lapses” since the 9/11 attacks.

11/12/2014

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