Ambassador to Japan

Former House Speaker Foley Dead At 84
Former House Speaker Tom Foley has died at the age of 84 in his home.
 
    Foley's wife, Heather, says the Washington state Democrat died of complications from a stroke at his home in the nation's capital.
 
    Foley served 30 years in the House includ…
Caroline Kennedy Given Warm Reception By Senate Committee
Caroline Kennedy says she hopes to carry forward her father's legacy if confirmed as the next U.S. ambassador to Japan.
 
    She told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee she feels a responsibility to uphold President John F. Kennedy's commitment to ``public service, a…
Caroline Kennedy In Line For Ambassador Post
 Caroline Kennedy's next job may involve many trips to the Far East.  
The daughter of the late President John F. Kennedy is said to be a leading candidate to become President Obama's nominee as the U.S. Ambassador to Japan. 
Kennedy had previously considered continuing her family's role in public ser…