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Obama security advisor lays out foreign policy for future

In a forum at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University on Thursday, Thomas E. Donilon, national security advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama, focused on the importance of restoring U.S. relations with allies and emerging world powers. “Alliances are a unique American asset,” he said. “If you look at the competitive nations around the world and the […]

Obama: ‘Best yet to come for America’

After securing a second term in the White House, President Barack Obama said it is time for the American people to come together in the face of adversity as he strives to move the nation forward. Obama delivered his victory speech in Chicago, telling a crowd of thousands that he believes the country can overcome […]

Brown, supporters ‘stand strong’ despite loss

Republican Sen. Scott Brown said Democrat U.S. Sen.-elect Elizabeth Warren won the senate seat “fair and square” to a crowd of fired-up supporters in his concession speech at the Park Plaza Hotel Tuesday night. “We stand strong even in disappointment,” Brown said. “I said in the very beginning when we started this trek in January, […]

Elizabeth Warren wins Massachusetts

Backed by what her campaign lauded as a “grassroots effort,” Elizabeth Warren reclaimed the Senate for the Democratic Party and became Massachusetts’ first female senator. The former Harvard professor and creator of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau addressed the crowd of more than 750 people who filled the ballroom of Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel past […]

With experienced political past, Boston seniors cast votes in 2012 elections

Fernando Ponce, 81, grew up with a government ruled by Communist dictators and social unrest. But even though he came from Chile, an underdeveloped country where he saw political corruption, Ponce said he is very critical of the flaws in the American political system. “This country has too much discrimination, too much inequality,” he said. […]