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Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice is an American political scientist and diplomat. She served as the 66th United States Secretary of State, and was the second person to hold that office in the administration of President George W. Bush. Rice was the first African-American woman secretary of state, as well as the second African American (after Colin Powell), and the second woman (after Madeleine Albright). Rice was President Bush's National Security Advisor during his first term, making her the first woman to serve in that position. Before joining the Bush administration, she was a professor of political science at Stanford University where she served as Provost from 1993 to 1999. Rice also served on the National Security Council as the Soviet and East European Affairs Advisor to President George H.W. Bush during the dissolution of the Soviet Union and German reunification.
Following her confirmation as Secretary of State, Rice pioneered a policy of Transformational Diplomacy, with a focus on democracy in the greater Middle East. Her emphasis on supporting democratically-elected governments faced challenges as ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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U of M faculty sign petition against Condoleezza Rice speech
2014-04-17
This week, hundreds of faculty members from the University of Minnesota signed a petition to state their opposition to the impending visit of former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Rice is expected to visit the campus on Thursday to deliver ...
(FOX 9 News)
  1. The Stupid Hounding of Condi Rice
  2. Nearly 200 U of M faculty members oppose Condoleezza Rice speech
  3. University Protesters Want Condi Rice Arrested

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Anonymous critics to Dropbox: Drop Condoleezza Rice, or we'll drop you
2014-04-11
When Dropbox CEO Drew Houston announced on Wednesday that the company had appointed Condoleezza Rice, former US secretary of State, to its board of directors, he might have expected some skepticism. Skip to next paragraph. Elizabeth Barber.
(Christian Science Monitor)
  1. Dropbox responds to backlash over Condoleezza Rice board appointment
  2. Dropbox defends appointment of Condoleezza Rice to board
  3. Protesters To Dropbox: Drop Condoleezza Rice Or We Drop You

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Condoleezza Rice Wants GOP To Be More Inclusive, But...
2014-03-18
Last weekend, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (pictured) employed compassion and critical thinking in her critique of her party. Speaking before a reported “cheering crowd at the annual gathering of California Republicans in the San ...
(News One)

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    Baylor, Rice (Condoleezza) winners: College Football Week 6
    2013-10-06
    Winner: The Baylor Bears, whose strength of schedule was No. 178 in the nation according to the Sagarin computer rankings after the first three games, met a respectable opponent, Big 12 Conference rival West Virginia on Saturday, and won 73-42. So take ...
    (Houston Chronicle (blog))
    1. West Virginia finds fuel as a huge underdog

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    Pippa Middleton, Condoleezza Rice Rub Shoulders At Wimbledon (PHOTOS)
    2013-06-24
    We expected to see Pippa Middleton on the sidelines at this year's Wimbledon -- the only thing she likes more than dinner parties (and Nico Jackson) is tennis. What we didn't expect but should have seen coming? Condoleezza Rice joining Pippa in the ...
    (Huffington Post)
    1. WImbledon diary 2013: Day One
    2. Pippa Middleton out and about while Duchess Kate rests
    3. Pippa Middleton takes royal box at Wimbledon

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    The Oracles of Google
    2013-05-27
    An indoor-pale 31-year-old with a head full of talking points, Cohen came to Google from the State Department, where he'd earned a reputation as a social-media wunderkind, schooling first Condoleezza Rice and then Hillary Clinton on what the New York ...
    (New York Magazine)
    1. Changing the world

    2012
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    Rice for Vice President (4)
    2012-07-13
    The case against Condi Rice for vice president (Chicago Sun-Times)
    Rice for Vice President? (RealClearPolitics)
    Rice for vice president? (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
    Excerpt: I doubt Mitt Romney is seriously considering Condoleezza Rice as his vice presidential running mate because it seems so obvious that she would be a disastrous pick. Let me run through some of the reasons: 1) Her selection would seriously offend... (Read article)

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    Top VP (7)
    2012-07-13
    Condi Rice near top of Romney VP list: Report (AsiaOne)
    Condoleezza Rice 'tops Romney VP list' (Beeld)
    Condoleezza Rice near top of Romney VP list: Report (Straits Times)
    Excerpt: WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney's campaign team stoked speculation Thursday about who his vice presidential candidate will be as one report said Condoleezza Rice was a surprise name near the top of his list. "Sometime soon, Mitt will be announcing his choice for... (Read article)

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    Ruben Navarrette (9)
    2012-02-05
    Ruben Navarrette: Pay some attention to Mexico (Lincoln Journal Star, Indianapolis Star)
    RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR.: Pay some attention to Mexico (Fresno Bee, Fresno Bee)
    Ruben Navarrette Jr.: Pay some attention to Mexico (Delaware Online)
    Excerpt: SAN DIEGO -- Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said recently that her biggest regret from her time in the George W. Bush administration is that she didn't focus more on our backyard. "I think the thing that I'd most like to do over is some of the... (Read article)

    2011
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    Condi Rice (7)
    2011-12-25
    Condi Rice: I Want 'Do-Overs' on Immigration, Iraq (NewsMax.com, NewsMax.com)
    Condi Rice dishes on how Peter MacKay rescued her (Toronto Star)
    What Condi Rice Would Bring to the Republican Ticket (Daily Beast)
    Excerpt: Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told CNN today that she would like "do-overs" on a series of foreign policy issues, but none more than immigration reform issues between the United States and Mexico. "I think that one of the casualties of the preoccupation after 9/11 on securing... (Read article)

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    Mac and Cheese is a Black Thing (16)
    2011-11-24
    Video: Pat Robertson Asks if Mac and Cheese is a "Black Thing?" (Opposing Views)
    Pat Robertson: What is mac and cheese, a black thing? (Houston Chronicle)
    Robertson: Is mac 'n' cheese 'a black thing?' (San Jose Mercury News, WVEC, FederalNewsRadio.com)
    Excerpt: On Wednesday morning, '700 Club' host Pat Robertson asked co-host Kristi Watts (who is black) about macaroni and cheese after her interview with Condoleezza Rice, who said it was her favorite Thanksgiving dish. “What is this ‘mac and cheese,’ is that... (Read article)

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    Mac N Cheese a Black Thing (6)
    2011-11-24
    Robertson: Is mac 'n' cheese 'a black thing?' (FederalNewsRadio.com, WVEC)
    Robertson: Is mac ‘n’ cheese ‘a black thing?’ (KHOU)
    Pat Robertson: Is mac ’n’ cheese ‘a black thing?’ (Boston Herald)
    Excerpt: (AP) - Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson has been set straight on Thanksgiving comfort food. "The 700 Club" founder showed a clip of Condoleezza Rice on Wednesday. Robertson's host, Kristi Watts, asked what dish the former secretary of state had to have on... (Read article)

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    Condoleezza Rice in Iraq for surprise visit
    2008-04-20
    United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has arrived in Baghdad's Green Zone for a previously unannounced visit to Iraq.
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    2006
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    Condoleezza Rice visits the United Kingdom
    2006-03-31
    Condoleezza Rice the United States Secretary of State has been visiting the North West England as a guest of Jack Straw the United Kingdom Foreign Secretary. She has been staying in Liverpool and travelling to Blackburn, Mr Straw's constituency.
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    Demonstrators protest Condoleezza Rice's trip to Australia
    2006-03-16
    Anti-war demonstrators in Sydney, Australia on Thursday dubbed U.S. Secretary of State Dr Condoleezza Rice a "war criminal" and "murderer." Two protesters were evicted and five people were arrested during protests against the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
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    700,000 march in Beirut; Hezbollah leader lambasts Bush and Rice
    2006-02-09
    A massive demonstration march on Thursday of over half a million Shiite Muslims in Beirut, Lebanon heard Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah, tell the U.S. President George W. Bush and his Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, to "shut up" after they reportedly accused Iran and Syria of fueling protest demonstrations over the Muhammad cartoons.
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    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice visits Latin America
    2005-04-29
    The US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice began a five day trip to Latin America Tuesday. She is expected to visit the following countries: Brazil, Colombia, Chile, and El-Salvador.
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    Rice pushes for fresh nuclear talks with North Korea
    2005-03-19
    Condoleezza Rice, in Japan as part of her first trip to Asia as United States Secretary of State, gave a speech in which she urged North Korea to return to currently stalled six-party talks. She also pressed Asian partners in the talks, China, Japan, and South Korea, to make greater efforts to bring Pyongyang back into the fold.
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