By Brian Hughes | 09/05/14 04:26 PM
If Democrats lose the Senate in November, Republicans will have effectively driven a stake in the rest of President Obama's agenda -- or so goes the conventional wisdom.
By Brian Hughes | 09/05/14 12:29 PM
President Obama struck a tougher tone Friday on his plans for combating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, saying that the terrorist group must be eliminated rather than just marginalized.
By Brian Hughes | 09/05/14 12:13 PM
President Obama, at the close of a NATO summit in Wales, welcomed the cease-fire but was skeptical of how long peace would last.
By Brian Hughes | 09/04/14 03:14 PM
The Justice Department's civil rights division will explore accusations of racial profiling and excessive force against the police department in the St. Louis suburb. Ferguson protesters claim the shooting of Brown was just the latest example of hostility towards minorities by an overwhelmingly...
By Brian Hughes | 09/03/14 06:02 PM
A bill by Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., has received support from prominent Republicans and Democrats and the endorsement by the Obama administration.
By Brian Hughes | 09/03/14 02:10 PM
"We take care of those who are grieving," the VP said, "and when that's finished, they should know we will follow them to the gates of hell until they are brought to justice, because hell is where they will reside."
By Brian Hughes | 09/03/14 09:44 AM
"We will defend the territorial integrity of every single ally," the president pledged. "An attack on one is an attack on all."
By Brian Hughes | 09/03/14 07:05 AM
"I was specifically referring to the possibility of a military strategy inside of Syria that might require congressional approval," Obama said in a press conference Wednesday.
By Brian Hughes | 09/03/14 06:53 AM
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday announced a "lasting cease-fire" with Russia, but the Kremlin later insisted that they had not entered into such an agreement.
By Brian Hughes | 09/03/14 05:57 AM
President Obama announced Wednesday that the American government had confirmed the execution of reporter Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, calling the second beheading of a U.S. journalist in recent weeks "a horrific act of violence."
By Brian Hughes | 09/02/14 11:00 PM
With Obama's latest action, 820 military members will be in Iraq for diplomatic security purposes, the Pentagon said. Of those military personnel, 405 will be dispatched to Baghdad.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 11:23 PM
Rather than the average inartful comment that disappears after a few news cycles, the no-strategy line could help cement charges that Obama lacks the competency to handle multiple crises at once.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 05:54 PM
When asked about the prospect of additional sanctions against Russia, the president replied, "I think there are ways for us to deepen or expand the scope of some of that work."
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 05:17 PM
Obama has been under pressure to expand U.S. bombings from Iraq to Syria, but his advisers remain divided about the prospect of military intervention there.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 04:10 PM
United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power told the U.N. on Thursday that Western nations would need to â€œratchet up the consequences on Russiaâ€ï¿½ in the wake of Russian forces invading Ukraine.
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