Rice helps break record while boosting political profile
March 26th, 2014
02:59 PM ET
3 weeks ago

Rice helps break record while boosting political profile

Washington (CNN) - Condoleezza Rice is helping House Republicans set a new fundraising record.

The former secretary of state and national security advisor to President George W. Bush is headlining Wednesday night's annual March fundraising dinner for the National Republican Congressional Committee. Last year's NRCC dinner, which Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker keynoted, brought in a record $14.4 million dollars. A GOP source with knowledge of this year's event told CNN the amount raised at Wednesday’s dinner is expected to bring in $15.1 million.

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Filed under: 2014 • Condoleezza Rice • NRCC
Inside Politics: Obama Now Wants NSA Shakeup
March 25th, 2014
10:07 AM ET
3 weeks ago

Inside Politics: Obama Now Wants NSA Shakeup

Take a quick trip Inside Politics and see the stories setting the stage in Washington today:

Obama to Propose NSA Shake-up

The big headline Tuesday morning is that President Barack Obama will call for the end of the NSA’s bulk collection of telephone metadata. The White House plan to reform the NSA’s ability to collect phone data and instead rely on phone companies to store it was first reported by The New York Times and confirmed by CNN.

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Filed under: Alaska • Condoleezza Rice • Michelle Obama • NSA • Sarah Palin • Uncategorized • Vice President Biden
Condoleezza Rice kicks off California Republican convention, calls for strong U.S. leadership in Ukraine
March 15th, 2014
08:20 PM ET
1 month ago

Condoleezza Rice kicks off California Republican convention, calls for strong U.S. leadership in Ukraine

(CNN) – Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke at the annual California Republicans convention Saturday as the party faces an uphill battle in a state that has turned more and more blue.

Some speculated Rice would run in the Republican presidential primaries in 2008, but she wasn't interested. She left George W. Bush's White House in 2009 and returned to Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, as a political science professor.

As a featured speaker at the California Republican Party luncheon in Burlingame, Rice touched on many issues central to the Republican’s party’s future – from economic inequality and education, to foreign policy and military strength.
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Filed under: California • Condoleezza Rice • GOP • Republican
Political Circus: Kerry's a soul man. Clinton lights up the Web. And Biden is...
February 7th, 2014
03:38 PM ET
2 months ago

Political Circus: Kerry's a soul man. Clinton lights up the Web. And Biden is...

Washington (CNN) - Deep down inside-and we mean way down, like behind his spleen-Secretary of State John Kerry has blue eyed soul. Really.

Back during his prep school days he laid down tracks for The Electras.

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Poll: Clinton, Rice top list of who would make a good president
February 14th, 2013
10:17 AM ET
10 months ago

Poll: Clinton, Rice top list of who would make a good president

Washington (CNN) - The last two secretaries of state top a new list that looks towards the next presidential election.

Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Condoleezza Rice are one and two in a national poll that asks simply whether this "person would make a good president or not?"
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Filed under: Condoleezza Rice • Hillary Clinton
August 29th, 2012
11:51 PM ET
2 years ago

Video: America can't lead from behind, Rice says

(CNN) - At the Republican National Convention, former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice speaks about the United States' role in international affairs.

Romney congratulates Condoleezza Rice on Augusta membership
August 20th, 2012
12:22 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney congratulates Condoleezza Rice on Augusta membership

(CNN) - Mitt Romney congratulated former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Twitter Monday for becoming one of the first women admitted as a member to the Augusta National Golf Club.

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Filed under: Condoleezza Rice • Mitt Romney
Condoleezza Rice among first women admitted to Augusta National Golf Club
August 20th, 2012
11:31 AM ET
2 years ago

Condoleezza Rice among first women admitted to Augusta National Golf Club

(CNN) – Augusta National Golf Club has admitted its first female members, the private club announced Monday.

The decision to admit former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore of Lake City, South Carolina, ends a longstanding policy excluding women as members of the exclusive Georgia club, which hosts the annual Masters Tournament.

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Filed under: Condoleezza Rice
With convention speakers named, Romney's VP list appears to narrow
August 6th, 2012
07:00 AM ET
2 years ago

With convention speakers named, Romney's VP list appears to narrow

(CNN) – Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley - three women rumored to be under consideration as Mitt Romney's running mate - will have high profile speaking roles at the Republican National Convention, organizers will announce Monday.

The naming of the three women most likely means that Romney's campaign is no longer vetting their backgrounds, if they ever did.
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July 13th, 2012
07:34 PM ET
2 years ago

The pros and cons of Condi

(CNN) - Condoleezza Rice for vice president?

Before we go A-to-Z with pros and cons, let's start with why Romney's team might have floated the Condi trial balloon now.

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Filed under: 2012 VP Pick • Condoleezza Rice
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