President Barack Obama’s anticipated choice of Caroline Kennedy to be the next U.S. ambassador to Japan would put a woman with an international political pedigree into a high-profile U.S. diplomatic post.
A majority of registered voters in the U.S. viewed Mitt Romney unfavorably as Republicans gathered in Tampa, Florida, to select him as the party’s presidential nominee, according to an ABC News/Washington Post poll.
Deputy Secretary of State Tom Nides, a former chief operating officer at Morgan Stanley, plans to leave the Obama administration next month and may return to the financial services industry, according to a person familiar with the matter.
I keep hearing and reading that Mitt Romney has a likeability problem. The Republican presidential candidate trails President Barack Obama by 23 points, according to an Aug. 20-22 USA Today/Gallup poll. The early post- convention polling suggests a slight bounce in Romney’s likeability, but not enough, apparently, to ensure entry to the White House.