CGD Policy Blogs
Three Cheers for John Edwards: First Global Poverty Proposal of the '08 Presidential Campaigns. Who's Next?
John Edwards released the first global poverty proposal of the '08 presidential campaigns yesterday. In "Restoring America's Moral Leadership by Fighting Worldwide Poverty", Edwards' campaign says:
Randall Tobias, the first U.S. director of foreign assistance, had back-to-back hearings last week with the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations.
From D.C. to Dhaka, scores of people gathered around live broadcasts of President Bush to play CGD State of the Union bingo and watch the president’s first address to a new Democratic majority in Congress. The rules are simple: listen for key policy terms in Bush’s address and be the first to mark your bingo card. The point: U.S.