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Carter visits Koreaupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 05:11:00

Former U.S. president visits Pyongyang for high-level talks. CNN's Jamie FlorCruz reports.

Carter, 3 other ex-leaders to push for renewed Koreas talksupdated: Wed Apr 27 2011 05:11:00

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and three other ex-leaders will arrive in Seoul on Thursday on the third leg of a trip that hopes to restart long-stalled talks between North and South Korea.

Report: Carter, 'The Elders' in North Korea to push talks with Southupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 04:23:00

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and three other former heads of state arrived in North Korea Tuesday, as part of the latest diplomatic effort to restart talks between the North and South, state media reported.

Carter and 'The Elders' hope to bring Korea talks back on trackupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 07:11:00

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, as part a group of independent global leaders founded by Nelson Mandela, will travel to North Korea on Tuesday in hopes of restarting talks between the North and South.

Jimmy Carter's exposure to nuclear dangerupdated: Wed Apr 06 2011 07:37:00

Though Georgia is a continent and an ocean away from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, we can be confident that an 86-year-old man in that state knows full well the fears the Japanese cleanup crews are experiencing.

Carter visits jailed American in Cubaupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 21:07:00

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter urges the Cuban government to free an American contractor sentenced to jail in Cuba.

Carter visits jailed American contractor in Cubaupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 21:07:00

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter visited Wednesday with Alan Gross, an American contractor sentenced to 15 years in a Cuban prison, and urged the government to free him.

Carter to meet with prominent Cuban bloggerupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 03:41:00

On the third day of his visit to Cuba, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is expected to meet with prominent blogger Yoani Sanchez.

Jimmy Carter arrives in Cubaupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 03:41:00

Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife land in Havana after being invited by Cuban Pres. Raul Castro.

Carter says he is not taking U.S. contractor home from Cubaupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 12:15:00

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter squashed speculation on Tuesday that he can secure the release of American contractor Alan Gross during Carter's trip to Cuba.

Carter visits Cuba amid tension over U.S. contractorupdated: Mon Mar 28 2011 17:42:00

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, landed in Havana on Monday for a private visit aimed at reducing tension between the Cold War enemies and seeing first-hand the economic reforms sweeping the communist island.

Former President Carter to visit Cubaupdated: Sat Mar 26 2011 12:55:00

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, will travel Monday to Havana, Cuba, for a visit at the invitation of the Cuban government, the Carter Center announced Friday.

Obama needs to show he's on top of crisesupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 09:41:00

Major crises can inflict great political damage on U.S. presidents. Regardless of all the weapons that come with the office, presidents throughout American history have discovered that they can quickly be overwhelmed when events spin out of control.

Why Obama will be tough to beatupdated: Tue Mar 08 2011 15:15:00

Republicans are looking ahead -- some with glee and others with fear -- to the presidential election in 2012.

Possible GOP candidates appear in Iowaupdated: Tue Mar 08 2011 10:12:00

Five men likely to seek the GOP presidential nomination speak at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition's Spring Kick Off.

Is Obama defeatable?updated: Tue Mar 08 2011 10:12:00

With the announcement last week that former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is "testing the waters" for a presidential run, he becomes the first Republican to come as close as possible to openly challenging President Barack Obama next year.

Report: Sudan official contradicts Carter's remarks about debtupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 09:10:00

Sudan's foreign affairs ministry is contradicting U.S. President Jimmy Carter's statement about Southern Sudan's debt obligations.

Jimmy Carter monitors Sudan voteupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 09:10:00

CNN's John Vause talks to former U.S. president Jimmy Carter on the Southern Sudan referendum.

Carter: Build Islamic centerupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 09:46:00

In September, former President Jimmy Carter said the controversial Islamic center should be built in New York.

Carter: GOP is completely irresponsibleupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 05:26:00

HLN's Joy Behar talks with Jimmy Carter about the lack of bipartisanship today compared to when he was president.

Carter: Obama's re-election prospects could improve after November voteupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 05:26:00

Former President Jimmy Carter predicted that Republicans' obstructionist ways should change and President Obama's re-election prospects could improve after next week's midterm elections.

Carter courts controversy with visit to East Jerusalem neighborhoodupdated: Fri Oct 22 2010 12:55:00

Nearing the end of a week-long tour of the Middle East, former American President Jimmy Carter continued to court controversy in Israel Friday with a visit to a protest in predominantly Palestinian East Jerusalem.

Former President Carter kicks off World Habitat Day at work siteupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 14:07:00

Just out of the hospital and standing in a heavy downpour, former President Jimmy Carter was swinging a hammer Monday at a housing construction project in the nation's capital, helping to mark World Habitat Day.

Obama checks in on Jimmy Carterupdated: Wed Sep 29 2010 19:09:00

President Obama tells reporters in New Mexico that he will call hospitalized former President Jimmy Carter.

Jimmy Carter recovering from likely viral infection, doctors sayupdated: Wed Sep 29 2010 19:09:00

Former President Jimmy Carter, spending a second night at a Cleveland, Ohio, hospital, is recovering from a likely viral infection, according to a joint statement Wednesday from the hospital and the Carter Center. Upset Stomach Grounds Jimmy Carter - in Hospitalupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 19:28:00

The 85-year-old former chief executive was transferred from the plane in Cleveland

Jimmy Carter hospitalized in Clevelandupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 17:29:00

Former President Jimmy Carter is under observation at a Cleveland hospital after developing an upset stomach on a flight.

Jimmy Carter will spend night in Cleveland hospitalupdated: Tue Sep 28 2010 17:29:00

Former President Jimmy Carter, who had an upset stomach during a flight to Cleveland, Ohio, will spend the night in the hospital before resuming his book tour Wednesday, the Carter Center said in a statement.

North Korea frees Americanupdated: Fri Aug 27 2010 19:10:00

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has secured the release of an American held by Pyongyang CNN's John Vause reports.

Freed American arrives home from North Koreaupdated: Fri Aug 27 2010 19:10:00

Aijalon Mahli Gomes, the U.S. citizen sentenced to eight years of hard labor for crossing over the Chinese border into North Korea, arrived home Friday afternoon with the man who secured his freedom, former President Jimmy Carter.

North Korean leader fuels speculation with trip to Chinaupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 15:48:00

Was he ill? Was he asking for Chinese aid? Or was it a straight-up diplomatic snub?

Kim, Carter on missions around tense peninsulaupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 09:53:00

A frenzy of diplomatic activity was underway around the tense Korean peninsula Thursday, with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il reportedly traveling through China, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter visiting Pyongyang, and the Chinese envoy to six-party denuclearization talks landing in Seoul.

Carter to try to free American prisonerupdated: Wed Aug 25 2010 09:22:00

CNN's Brian Todd reports on former President Jimmy Carter's visit to North Korea to try to free an American prisoner.

Carter arrives in North Korea to secure release of detained Americanupdated: Wed Aug 25 2010 09:22:00

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter arrived in North Korea Wednesday to negotiate the release of an American held there.

The story behind Carter's North Korean tripupdated: Wed Aug 25 2010 02:35:00

In 1994, on the eve of his trip to North Korea to persuade Kim Il Sung to negotiate with the Clinton administration over its nuclear program, Jimmy Carter had a series of briefings at the State Department.

Carter to go to North Korea to secure release of detained Americanupdated: Wed Aug 25 2010 01:58:00

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is planning to go to North Korea this week in the hopes of securing the release of an American man imprisoned for illegally entering the communist nation, officials said.

Jimmy Carter to go to North Korea on rescue missionupdated: Tue Aug 24 2010 13:28:00

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter plans to go to North Korea this week in the hope of securing the release of an American man being held there, two senior administration officials and another source familiar with the trip said.

Why Obama should forget 'change you can believe in'updated: Thu Jun 24 2010 16:46:00

Congressional Democrats have been warning President Obama to tone down his anti-Washington rhetoric.

An outsider's view on Sudan's futureupdated: Wed Apr 14 2010 07:33:00

CNN's David McKenzie talks to former U.S. President Jimmy Carter about the prospect for peace in Sudan.

Fortune: Obama's disco-era jobs billupdated: Mon Feb 15 2010 11:37:00

The ghost of Jimmy Carter's one-term presidency is hovering over President Obama as the Democrats try to pass a jobs bill in time for this year's elections. So why is the centerpiece of the measure -- a tax break for companies that make new hires -- a play straight from Carter's economic policy circa 1977?

Carter's apology must match words, deedsupdated: Wed Dec 30 2009 17:07:00

Jimmy Carter's recent Hanukkah letter to the American Jewish community is a beautiful expression of support for the state of Israel and personal apology for the harm he has caused in the past.

President Barack Nixon?updated: Mon Oct 26 2009 11:07:00

Anderson asks his panel if the Obama administration has an enemies list, similar to the one from the Nixon administration.

Is it morning in America, or has hope given way to malaise?updated: Mon Oct 26 2009 11:07:00

Nearly a year after the presidential election, the excitement of Barack Obama's campaign has faded into the reality of an Obama White House.

Don't threaten Iran, Carter saysupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 17:01:00

The United States and other nations should take a diplomatic approach toward Iran in negotiations over that nation's nuclear program, President Carter said Thursday.

Carter urges resolution to Honduran crisisupdated: Thu Sep 24 2009 14:38:00

Former President Carter has contacted the de facto president of Honduras to urge a resolution to the crisis in the Central American country.

Race and politics in the age of Obamaupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 09:25:00

Race and politics are a combustible combo that explodes into headlines when an ex-president lights the fuse, as Jimmy Carter did recently.

Politics: Criticism or racismupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 09:25:00

CNN's Candy Crowley looks at the politics of criticism versus racism in Washington.

Commentary: Carter is wrong on Obama's oppositionupdated: Fri Sep 18 2009 09:22:00

President Obama is about to undertake a full-scale blitz of all the Sunday talk shows to try to convince the American people one more time of the merits of his health care plan.

Tea party protests racist?updated: Thu Sep 17 2009 09:17:00

Anderson talks with his panel about former President Carter implying that the tea party protests were partly due to racism.

Carter again cites racism as factor in Obama's treatmentupdated: Thu Sep 17 2009 09:17:00

Former President Jimmy Carter reiterated Wednesday that he believes racism is an issue for President Obama in trying to lead the country.

Carter press secretary Powell deadupdated: Tue Sep 15 2009 00:01:00

Jody Powell, who served as press secretary for President Jimmy Carter, has died, a spokesman for the Carter Center said. He was 65.

Quirky gifts for past presidentsupdated: Tue Aug 04 2009 09:22:00

President Barack Obama turns 48 on Tuesday. While the first family encourages you to send contributions to your favorite charity in lieu of the White House, if you insist on doing some last-minute birthday shopping for 44, you might consider a pair of jeans or a case of Bud Light. For some historical precedent, here's a look back at some of the more interesting presidential gifts.

Carter pushes energy reform plan to Congressupdated: Tue May 12 2009 19:11:00

Former President Carter warned members of Congress on Tuesday that America's failure to achieve energy independence is threatening the country's national security, undermining its long-term potential for economic growth and contributing to global warming.

Carter on U.S. energyupdated: Tue May 12 2009 19:11:00

Former President Jimmy Carter testified on Capitol Hill about U.S. energy policy and the environment.

Commentary: Obama has 100 days to prove his mettleupdated: Mon Jan 19 2009 17:01:00

When presidents enter the White House, they have approximately 100 days to show what they are made of.

Views soften on 2 former presidents, CNN poll findsupdated: Wed Jan 07 2009 08:02:00

A new national poll appears to validate the adage that time heals all wounds, at least when it comes to two former presidents of the United States.

Carter: Cholera-, inflation-ridden Zimbabwe 'a basket case'updated: Wed Nov 26 2008 15:44:00

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai said Wednesday that Zimbabwe is in shambles and warned that deaths from starvation and a cholera outbreak threaten to surge with the rainy season approaching.

Commentary: New president's 100 days of pressureupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 09:25:00

When presidents enter the White House, they have approximately 100 days to show what they are made of.

McCain faces uphill climb in campaign's final weeksupdated: Fri Oct 17 2008 10:52:00

Sen. John McCain likes to say he enjoys being the underdog. After all, this is the relentless candidate who somehow managed to capture his party's nomination after the political world left him for dead in the summer of 2007. Kill Your Air Conditionerupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 20:15:00

Solving the energy crisis requires sacrifice. For the good of the country, we should be sweating A Veep on a White Horse? updated: Thu Jun 12 2008 05:00:00

A form guide to the former military officers under consideration to be Barack Obama's running mate In Carter's Shadowupdated: Wed May 28 2008 18:00:00

What Bush and his would-be successors can learn from the fate of the 39th President The New President's Economy Problemupdated: Thu May 15 2008 02:00:00

Your paycheck is shrinking, gas costs $4 a gallon, and your house is losing value. Here's what can be done

Carter: Rice did not advise against Hamas meetingupdated: Thu Apr 24 2008 08:09:00

Former President Carter very politely denied Wednesday that the secretary of state or anyone else in her department had warned him against meeting with Hamas leaders during his recent trip to the Middle East.

Gas reaches milestone $3.50/gaupdated: Mon Apr 21 2008 19:23:00

The price of oil and gas has reached a milestone. The price of regular unleaded hit $3.50/gallon.

Nigerian rebels seek help from Clooney, Carterupdated: Mon Apr 21 2008 19:23:00

A group of Nigerian rebels who wrote a letter to U.S. President George W. Bush, stating that they attacked two oil pipelines Monday, have asked for former President Jimmy Carter and actor George Clooney to help solve issues in the oil-rich Niger-delta.

When to talk to terroristsupdated: Fri Apr 18 2008 18:59:00

When is it time to talk to your enemies and can it really lead to peace? CNN's Paula Newton reports.

Carter meets with exiled Hamas leaderupdated: Fri Apr 18 2008 18:59:00

Former President Carter met Friday with a top Hamas politician, exiled leader Khalid Meshaal, in Damascus, Syria, Carter aides said.

Jimmy Carter meets with Hamasupdated: Thu Apr 17 2008 21:31:00

CNN's Aneesh Raman reports on former President Jimmy Carter's meeting with Hamas in Egypt.

Carter meets with Hamas officials in Egyptupdated: Thu Apr 17 2008 21:31:00

Former President Carter met with senior Hamas officials in the Egyptian capital Thursday, rankling the Israeli and U.S. governments, which say it runs counter to their policies of not negotiating with terrorists.

White House urges Carter not to meet Hamas leaderupdated: Thu Apr 10 2008 15:42:00

The Bush administration has urged former President Jimmy Carter not to go forward with plans to meet with the leader of Hamas, the U.S. State Department said Thursday.

Carter certain US torturesupdated: Wed Oct 10 2007 19:57:00

Former president Jimmy Carter joins Wolf Blitzer in the Situation Room to discuss US policy and global affairs.

Carter says U.S. tortures prisonersupdated: Wed Oct 10 2007 19:57:00

The United States tortures prisoners in violation of international law, former President Carter said Wednesday. Carter Tangles With Sudan Officialsupdated: Wed Oct 03 2007 10:00:00

Former President Carter got in a shouting match Wednesday with Sudanese security officials who blocked him from a town in Darfur

Carter embraces Edwards on poverty, environmentupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 22:04:00

Former President Jimmy Carter welcomed Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards to South Georgia on Wednesday, embracing the fellow Southerner as a kindred spirit on poverty and the environment.

Carter on Edwardsupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 22:04:00

Carter on Edwards

Carter Center advisers resign over bookupdated: Thu Jan 11 2007 12:57:00

Former President Jimmy Carter's controversial book and subsequent remarks about the Israel-Palestinian conflict have prompted the resignations of 14 people from an advisory board of the Carter Center, the 25-year-old Atlanta-based humanitarian organization.

Carter to Israel: Talk with Abbasupdated: Wed May 24 2006 20:39:00

Former President Jimmy Carter said Wednesday that he opposes the House's version of immigration legislation, and he encouraged Israel to negotiate directly with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

Party elders -- or mullahs of the Angry Left?updated: Mon Feb 20 2006 17:08:00

For weeks now civilized observers around the world have been astonished by the dispendious angers vented by indignant young Muslims. These young indignados have listened to the counsel of their venerable leaders in government and in the mosques. They have noted the intolerable provocations of the unbelievers. Finally, they have taken to the streets and city squares to burn flags, bash passersby, rush the cops, and -- from what I have observed on the TV news -- take a swing or two at each other. Their righteous anger could be contained only so long.

CNNMoney: Jimmy Carter sells a cabinet for $1Mupdated: Sun Feb 05 2006 08:13:00

A U.S. president's cabinet can indeed be bought, if you've got enough money.

Jimmy Carter: Give Hamas a chanceupdated: Wed Feb 01 2006 22:02:00

Hamas deserves to be recognized by the international community, and despite the group's militant history, there is a chance the soon-to-be Palestinian leaders could turn away from violence, former President Jimmy Carter said Wednesday.

Carter: Americans were misled on warupdated: Fri Nov 04 2005 16:01:00

Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday that there isn't "any doubt" the American people were misled about the war in Iraq and that President George Bush's policy on the war is a "radical departure from the policies of any president."

The 'Hazzard' of reviewsupdated: Wed Aug 03 2005 10:07:00

I think it was Broadway impresario David Merrick who once advertised a show using blurbs from people who had the same names as New York theater critics.

Carter: Palestinian leaders support peace planupdated: Mon Jan 10 2005 12:10:00

Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday that the new Palestinian Authority leadership has expressed support for the U.S.-backed Middle East peace plan, but that Israel still had concerns.

showbuzzupdated: Tue Sep 07 2004 14:45:00

As long as the crowds keep coming, Will Smith will be ready to walk down the red carpet to promote his latest movie.

Carter: 'At stake is nothing less than our nation's soul'updated: Mon Jul 26 2004 22:44:00

Former President Jimmy Carter addressed the Democratic National Convention Monday night. This is a transcript of his speech.

Carter calls on Americans to repudiate 'extremist doctrines'updated: Mon Jul 26 2004 20:37:00

Former President Jimmy Carter called on Americans Monday night to repudiate the "extremist doctrines" of the Bush administration that he said have "cost our nation its reputation as the world's most admired champion of freedom and justice."

Carter: Kerry 'the president we need now'updated: Mon Jul 26 2004 17:01:00

Hours before former President Jimmy Carter was to speak at the Democratic National Convention on Monday evening, CNN's Judy Woodruff asked him if his party has changed in the 28 years since he was first nominated for president.

Democrats gather to boost Kerry's bidupdated: Thu Mar 25 2004 23:26:00

A veritable who's who of the Democratic establishment gathered with presumptive presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry for a fund-raising gala designed to show off party unity in the coming battle with President Bush.

FSB: Seeing Red Tapeupdated: Mon Mar 01 2004 00:01:00

Not all of president bush's critics are Democrats. "I guess the word I have to use is 'disappointing,'" says James Gattuso, who researches regulatory policy at the conservative Heritage Foundation....

Carter slams Georgia's 'evolution' proposalupdated: Fri Jan 30 2004 13:47:00

Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he was embarrassed by the Georgia Department of Education proposal to eliminate the word "evolution" from the state's curriculum.

Fortune: One Martini, Two Martini, Three Mar...Zzzupdated: Mon Jun 11 2001 00:01:00

Before Evian, double lattes, and wheat-grass shakes, there was the three-martini lunch, the iconic noontime ritual of the corporate crowd. Now that we're returning to our old-economy ways, FORTUNE ...

Money Magazine: All The Presidents' Money Clinton isn't wealthy yet, but Presidents Bush, Reagan, Carter and Ford are all multimillionaires. Howupdated: Thu Jul 01 1999 00:01:00

If you could hire anyone to manage your money, whom would you choose? For most of us, it's a pointless question. But if you're the President of the United States, you have your pick of the savviest...



Fortune: The gat approach to crime control, the case of the random liberals, good gouging, and other matters. ASK MR. STATISTICSupdated: Mon Dec 27 1993 00:01:00

Dear Oddsgiver: I am one of the millions of newspaper readers who thought of you whilst reading about the latest constitutional imbroglio before the American judiciary. The issue is whether the Cli...

Fortune: Hurray for San Francisco, Jimmy Carter's rotten apples, the late news on sex roles, and other matters. THE CASE OF THE CROOKED Bupdated: Mon Mar 25 1991 00:01:00

Your servant instantly winced upon turning to the recent indictment of U.S. District Judge Robert F. Collins of Louisiana, as he happened to open this document at the place where the grand jury was...

Fortune: Welfare recipients at the opera, the Jimmy Carter fad, who wins the long-legged beauties. MR. NICE GUYupdated: Mon Apr 23 1990 00:01:00

The present writer has long tended to twitch uncontrollably any time somebody speaks warmly of Jimmy Carter, so he has been more spastic than usual lately. Esteemwise -- there is no denying it -- J...

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