Obama says people shouldn't be concerned about attacks on theaters.
Recent polls found growing support for ties among Cuban-Americans and nationally.
Obama's Cuba move is unlikely to spark "an immediate bonanza," however.
If Obama had the chance, "I'm sure he wouldn't turn it down," said Josh Earnest.
“It is a victory for the repressive Cuban government," said the potential 2016 candidate.
Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez joins Republicans in chorus of criticism.
Kerry would be the first secretary of State to visit Cuba in 60 years.
The legislators praised President Obama's efforts.
GOP senator says shift will make United States "less safe."
The senator called on the United States to lift its travel and trade embargo against Cuba.
The senators demanded Secretary of State John Kerry do more to protect religious minorities.
Sen. John McCain accused Antony Blinken of making “abysmally ignorant” comments.
Clinton has called the embargo on Cuba "Castro's best friend."
The Tea Partyer joined other 2016 contenders in bashing Obama's change in Cuba policy.
Sens. McCain, Graham, Rubio and Ayotte all say the policy shift is a mistake.
The Obama administration’s historic move to ease U.S. restrictions on Cuba will likely lead to an...
Raúl Castro expressed support for the thaw in relations.
In White House speech, president declares, "It's time for a new approach."
"This is a Hanukkah miracle," said Linda Gross.
The pope "personally issued an appeal" to Obama and Raúl Castro, an official said.
The move "sets an extremely dangerous precedent," Sen. Robert Menendez said.
Rajiv Shah has also been at the forefront of the overseas response to Ebola.
Obama is making “the most significant changes to our Cuba policy in more than 50 years.”
The senator said Obama’s nomination of Anthony Blinken endangers U.S. military service members.