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Susan Rice: Snowden leaks haven't weakened Obama

U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice dismissed claims that Edward Snowden's highly classified leaks have weakened the Obama presidency and damaged U.S. foreign policy, insisting that the United States will remain "the most influential, powerful and important country in the world."Full story

Obama defies critics, nominates Susan Rice

  Melissa Harris-Perry says her favorite moment of “presidential swagger” this week was nominating Susan Rice to replace the departing Tom Donilon as National Security Advisor.

Susan Rice appointment adds to further political divide

  President Obama is making bold nominations, from the federal court to Susan Rice. Steve Kornacki and the Up panel discusses.

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  Obama's 'in your face' moment

Toure calls President Obama's nomination of Susan Rice to the NSA his slam dunk, "in your face" moment to Republicans.

  Does Rice's adviser role make up for losing secretary of state?

Must-Read Op-Eds: Mika Brzezinski reads from David Ignatius' latest Washington Post column on Susan Rice as national security adviser. The Morning Joe panel then discusses the wisdom of naming her to the post and if it makes up for Rice not being named as secretary of state.

  Obama appoints Susan Rice, Samantha Power

President Obama has named Susan Rice the new national security adviser and Samantha Power the new U.N. ambassador, appointing the two women to an administration that is sometimes criticized for its mostly male inner circle. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports.

  Cycle host: There are great inroads to reach women for the GOP

S.E. Cupp, co-host of MSNBC’s The Cycle, talks about the GOP’s ongoing war on women, and whether Republicans will be able to drop it in time for the next election.

  President Obama wins the long game

After Republicans scuttled his potential nomination of Susan Rice as Secretary of State last year, the president announced Rice as his pick for a high-level job Republicans cannot block her from taking. Chris Hayes is joined by Salon's Joan Walsh.

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President Barack Obama walks down the West Wing Colonnade to announce that current UN Ambassador Susan Rice will replace outgoing National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, in the Rose Garden of the White House, June 5, 2013.

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President Barack Obama stands with UN Ambassador Susan Rice, his choice to be his next National Security Adviser, right, current National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, who is resigning, second from right, and Samantha Power, his nominee to be the next UN Ambassador, left, Wednesday, June 5, 2013, in

Current National Security Advisor Tom Donilon stands with Susan Rice as U.S. President Barack Obama announced his appointment of Rice as his new National Security Advisor during a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House
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Current National Security Advisor Tom Donilon stands with Susan Rice as U.S. President Barack Obama announced his appointment of Rice as his new National Security Advisor during a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, June 5, 2013. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES -