Post Politics: Nelson Mandela


Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 12/10/2013

Eulogizing Mandela, Obama celebrates and scolds

Obama finds parallels between this moment in his presidency and Mandela’s many challenges.

By Scott Wilson  |  08:28 AM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, Raul Castro

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Air Force One is a theater for cameos en route to South Africa

Air Force One a place for star turns on the way to Mandela’s service

By Scott Wilson  |  05:24 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Nelson Mandela

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 12/09/2013

Obama, Raul Castro to share stage at Mandela memorial service

Obama one of six foreign leaders to speak at service for South Africa’s beloved former president

By Scott Wilson  |  03:11 PM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela, Obama in Africa

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Biden remembers Mandela

Biden honors Mandela, as Obama heads to South Africa

By Scott Wilson  |  11:50 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Biden, Nelson Mandela

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 12/09/2013

23 members of Congress attending Mandela memorial service in S. Africa

A government aircraft carrying 22 members of the House and one U.S. senator left Andrews Air Force Base on Monday morning for South Africa.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  10:29 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, Nelson Mandela, President Obama

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 12/05/2013

Lawmakers mourn Nelson Mandela

A sampling of the reaction.

By Aaron Blake  |  05:21 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Foreign policy, Nelson Mandela