Former U.S. president visits Pyongyang for high-level talks. CNN's Jamie FlorCruz reports.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter urges the Cuban government to free an American contractor sentenced to jail in Cuba.
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.
On the third day of his visit to Cuba, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is expected to meet with prominent blogger Yoani Sanchez.
Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife land in Havana after being invited by Cuban Pres. Raul Castro.
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.
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 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.
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.
Republicans are looking ahead -- some with glee and others with fear -- to the presidential election in 2012.
Five men likely to seek the GOP presidential nomination speak at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition's Spring Kick Off.
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.
Sudan's foreign affairs ministry is contradicting U.S. President Jimmy Carter's statement about Southern Sudan's debt obligations.
CNN's John Vause talks to former U.S. president Jimmy Carter on the Southern Sudan referendum.
In September, former President Jimmy Carter said the controversial Islamic center should be built in New York.
HLN's Joy Behar talks with Jimmy Carter about the lack of bipartisanship today compared to when he was president.
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.
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.
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.
President Obama tells reporters in New Mexico that he will call hospitalized former President Jimmy Carter.
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.
The 85-year-old former chief executive was transferred from the plane in Cleveland
Former President Jimmy Carter is under observation at a Cleveland hospital after developing an upset stomach on a flight.
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.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has secured the release of an American held by Pyongyang CNN's John Vause reports.
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.
Was he ill? Was he asking for Chinese aid? Or was it a straight-up diplomatic snub?
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.
CNN's Brian Todd reports on former President Jimmy Carter's visit to North Korea to try to free an American prisoner.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter arrived in North Korea Wednesday to negotiate the release of an American held there.
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.
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.
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.
Congressional Democrats have been warning President Obama to tone down his anti-Washington rhetoric.
CNN's David McKenzie talks to former U.S. President Jimmy Carter about the prospect for peace in Sudan.
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?
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.
Anderson asks his panel if the Obama administration has an enemies list, similar to the one from the Nixon administration.
Nearly a year after the presidential election, the excitement of Barack Obama's campaign has faded into the reality of an Obama White House.
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.
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 are a combustible combo that explodes into headlines when an ex-president lights the fuse, as Jimmy Carter did recently.
CNN's Candy Crowley looks at the politics of criticism versus racism in Washington.
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.
Anderson talks with his panel about former President Carter implying that the tea party protests were partly due to racism.
Former President Jimmy Carter reiterated Wednesday that he believes racism is an issue for President Obama in trying to lead the country.
Jody Powell, who served as press secretary for President Jimmy Carter, has died, a spokesman for the Carter Center said. He was 65.
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.
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.
Former President Jimmy Carter testified on Capitol Hill about U.S. energy policy and the environment.
When presidents enter the White House, they have approximately 100 days to show what they are made of.
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.
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.
When presidents enter the White House, they have approximately 100 days to show what they are made of.
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.
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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.
The price of oil and gas has reached a milestone. The price of regular unleaded hit $3.50/gallon.
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 is it time to talk to your enemies and can it really lead to peace? CNN's Paula Newton reports.
Former President Carter met Friday with a top Hamas politician, exiled leader Khalid Meshaal, in Damascus, Syria, Carter aides said.
CNN's Aneesh Raman reports on former President Jimmy Carter's meeting with Hamas in Egypt.
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.
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.
Former president Jimmy Carter joins Wolf Blitzer in the Situation Room to discuss US policy and global affairs.
The United States tortures prisoners in violation of international law, former President Carter said Wednesday.
Former President Carter got in a shouting match Wednesday with Sudanese security officials who blocked him from a town in Darfur
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 Edwards
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.
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.
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.
A U.S. president's cabinet can indeed be bought, if you've got enough money.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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Former President Jimmy Carter addressed the Democratic National Convention Monday night. This is a transcript of his speech.
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."
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.
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.
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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.
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