Just 45% of 18-29 year-olds approve of President Obama’s job, down from 67% a year ago, according to a Pew/USA Today poll.
National Journal: “Accusing the U.S. of violating ‘the spirit’ of last month's interim deal, Iran stopped negotiations with world powers in Vienna over how to curb its nuclear program—just one day after Washington announced new sanctions against companies and individuals found supporting Tehran's nuclear ambitions. Diplomats are downplaying Tehran's decision to end the talks. According to Reuters, diplomats stressed the "inconclusive outcome" of the Vienna discussions about how to implement the deal, meant to curtail the most dangerous aspects of Iran's nuclear program in exchange for about $7 billion in sanctions relief, and said this did not mean the deal was in "serious trouble." Discussions, they say, are expected to resume soon.”
“The Obamas got into the holiday spirit Sunday evening with a little help from Hugh Jackman, Sheryl Crow and Janelle Monae,” AP writes. Obama made some jokes.
Politico profiles Caroline Kennedy and what a rock star she’s become… in Japan.
First published December 16 2013, 6:14 AM