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Jimmy Carter Nominated For Grammy

What do James Franco, Joan Rivers, and Jimmy Carter all have in common? They have all been announced as nominees for this year's Grammy Awards. According to TheWrap, Former President Jimmy Carter was nominated Friday for a 2015 Grammy...Show More Summary

Truman-Era National Emergency Haunts Cuba Policy

In September, President Obama signed a presidential memorandum to extend the U.S. embargo against Cuba for another year, as every president since Jimmy Carter has done routinely. John Oliver did a very funny bit about it on his HBO show, which got me thinking. Show More Summary

Former US President Jimmy Carter’s Speech at the 2014 Annual Convention of ISNA

Former US President Jimmy Carter gave a wonderful speech at the 2014 Annual Convention of the Islamic Society of North America. He is a great leader who has accomplished much especially since he stepped down from office. His speech focused on human rights: Tagged: 2014 Annual Convention, Islamic Society of North America, Jimmy Carter

John Wayne’s political last days: Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter and a beautiful Oscars farewell

A Reagan endorsement, a White House invite -- and a star-studded send-off from Johnny Carson at the Academy Awards

Carter Slams 'Warmonger' McCain

Friday on MSNBC's "Ronan Farrow Daily," former President Jimmy Carter criticized Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) for saying President Barack Obama is even a worst president than he was. "That's a compliment to come from a warmonger," Carter said. Show More Summary

Carter: Obama Was Right to Circumvent Congress on Immigration

Friday on MSNBC's "Ronan Farrow Daily," former President Jimmy Carter said President Barack Obama was "right" to go around Congress and enact executive action amnesty. Carter said, "I think he has tried every possible way to get Congress to pass a reasonable bill. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter Backhands John McCain As 'Warmonger'

Considering that John McCain has never met a war he didn't like, he was just asking for it when he insulted former President Jimmy Carter: Carter had harsh words for U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. Farrow asked Carter how he felt about McCain’s stab earlier this year at Carter’s foreign policy record. Show More Summary

Obama and Iran: A rendezvous with history or failure?

By: Joyce Karam Looking back at 1979, former President Jimmy Carter recently said on CNBC: “I think I would have been re-elected easily if I had been able to rescue our hostages from the Iranians.” It was Iran that cut short the legacy of an American President with the hostage crisis and it is Iran […]

Beijing Aims to Blunt Western Influence in China

For decades, Jimmy Carter has been celebrated in Beijing for normalizing U.S. relations with China. The accolade helped the former president’s think tank win access to work on potentially sensitive issues like village democracy.

When The Gloves Come Off, These Go-Go Boys Have Claws

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

We all deserve a second chance. Some of us even deserve a second chance at second chances. It’s kind of like wishing for more wishes, but not as bad. We’re not quite sure what Jimmy Fowlie’s go-go character Danny Carter deserves, but we’re certainly enjoying watching him fumble along his way regardless. In this weeks […]

Jon Stewart Mocks George W. Bush's Artsy Retirement By Comparing It To Jimmy Carter's

Call him crazy, but Jon Stewart thinks there are more important things Dubya should be doing with his retirement. This weekend Stewart sat down with his old friend Mo Rocca on CBS's "Sunday Morning" to talk about his new film "Rosewater," which he wrote and directed. Show More Summary

Jon Stewart Mocks Bush for Painting While Jimmy Carter’s Saving Lives

5 months agoNews : Mediaite

It's George W Bush Day on CBS News. Just before an interview with 43 on Face the Nation, CBS This Morning asked Jon Stewart, on to promote his first film Rosewater, what he'd ask his old nemesis given the chance to finally interview him.

Redeemer II

Edward J. Blum Below is part II of our fall round table on Randall Balmer’s Redeemer: The Life of Jimmy Carter. Although most of us know Balmer as a correspondent for The Christian Century's "Then and Now" blog, he also, on occasion, writes longer pieces. Show More Summary

Why Are the Religiously Unaffiliated Less Likely to Vote?

4 U.S. Presidents. Former President Jimmy Carter (right), walks with, from left, George H.W. Bush (far left), George W. Bush (second from left) and Bill Clinton (center) during the dedication of the William J. Clinton Presidential Center...Show More Summary

What’s in a name?

(Paul Mirengoff) Not much, at least not in this election. If you don’t believe me just ask Mark Pryor, Alison Grimes, Michelle Nunn, Mark Begich, Jason Carter (grandson of Jimmy), among others. Who is the biggest name in the 2016 presidential field? Hillary Clinton, of course. Show More Summary

How Do You Know When Your Drinking Has Become A Problem?

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

In this week’s episode of Jimmy Fowlie’s Go-go Boy Interrupted, disgraced former dancer Danny Carter explores a job opportunity that requires pants. And yes, it’s awkward and wonderful to witness him trying to play off his three DUI’s to the mother of the children he’s being interviewed to babysit for. “The second one I only got […]

Ga. governor courts black voters, testing larger GOP strategy

5 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Nathan Deal, the 72-year-old Republican governor of Georgia, is fighting for his political life against former President Jimmy Carter’s grandson, two-term state Sen. Jason Carter. And in the process, he’s providing a cautionary tale to national Republicans about how hard it is to win over the black and other nonwhite voters they increasingly need to survive.

Georgia governor courts black voters, testing larger GOP strategy

Nathan Deal, the 72-year-old Republican governor of Georgia, is fighting for his political life against former President Jimmy Carter’s grandson, two-term state Sen. Jason Carter. And in the process, he’s providing a cautionary tale to national Republicans about how hard it is to win over the black and other nonwhite voters they increasingly need to survive.

Orville Schell on China

The New York Review of Books has published an essay by the academic, writer and long time China-watcher Orville Schell. In the essay, Schell details a recent trip to China he attended, with former US President Jimmy Carter, that was meant to commemorate the 35th anniversary of 'normalised relations' between the two countries. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter Talks Voter ID

President Jimmy Carter made a quick visit to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College to discuss the what he and the Carter Center have done to make free elections around the world. Carter made few political statements during the visit; however, he did slip in a few words on voter ID laws, as reported by the Tifton Grapevine. Show More Summary

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