Benghazi http://iowapublicradio.org en Susan Rice as National Security Advisor, Syria and Turkey http://iowapublicradio.org/post/susan-rice-national-security-advisor-syria-and-turkey <p> President Obama has chosen U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice to replace Tom Donilon as National Security Advisor.&nbsp; Rice withdrew her name from consideration as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's replacement after drawing criticism from Republicans for statements made about the attack on the U.S. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:39:37 +0000 Katherine Perkins & Ben Kieffer 21951 at http://iowapublicradio.org Susan Rice as National Security Advisor, Syria and Turkey Scandals Distracting from Second Term Priorities http://iowapublicradio.org/post/scandals-distracting-second-term-priorities <p> U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is under fire for a wide-ranging subpoena of phone records at the Associated Press, as part of investigating a national security leak. That, along with continuing investigations of the IRS and the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, has sucked all the air out of Washington for several days. Host Ben Kieffer talks with political analysts Wayne Moyer from Grinnell College and Donna Hoffman from University of Northern Iowa about the scandals and how they're impacting President Obama's second-term agenda.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 20:04:31 +0000 Katherine Perkins & Ben Kieffer 20829 at http://iowapublicradio.org Scandals Distracting from Second Term Priorities