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​Kaveh Waddell is a staff correspondent for National Journal, where he previously conducted policy research​. A native of Seattle, Kaveh graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in international politics and economics.

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Obama Is Probably Not Getting a Holiday Card from Sony—THE EDGE

President Obama said Sony made a mistake pulling The Interview from theaters. The FBI pinned the blame on North Korea for the hacks. And the spy that Cuba released as a part of the prisoner swap d...

Here's What Happened at Obama's End-of-Year News Conference

The president just wrapped up his annual year-end presser. He had some big words for Sony.

A New Years' Resolution for the White House Fence: Get Big—THE EDGE

Among other suggestions to improve security, an independent panel said the Secret Service should build a bigger fence around the White House. The White House drafted new climate guidelines for ene...

Is Sony the New Target?—THE EDGE

The U.S. announced it would move to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba after half a century of isolation. Alan Gross, the man who spent the last five years in a Cuban prison, wished everyone a...

Alan Gross Is So, So Glad to Be Home

The former USAID contractor, who was held in Cuba for five years, returned home today to corned beef sandwiches and potato latkes.

Obama Speaks on Historic Policy Change in U.S.-Cuba Relationship

The president delivered remarks on Wednesday following news the U.S. would restore diplomatic relations with Cuba.

Cuba Releases American Prisoner, Beginning Major Thaw in U.S. Relations

Alan Gross is on his way back to the U.S., and a big announcement is soon to come from the president.

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