By Sean Lengell | 09/11/14 04:09 PM
The key vote was Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who backed the proposal.
By Sean Lengell | 09/11/14 01:31 PM
"If our goal is to eliminate [the Islamic State], there's a lot of doubt [among House Republicans] whether the plan that was outlined by the president last night is enough to accomplish that mission," the House speaker said.
By Sean Lengell | 09/10/14 03:39 PM
While it's still a long shot the measure eventually will pass, both parties are getting millage from the process for messaging purposes.
By Sean Lengell | 09/10/14 02:07 PM
Committee Chairman Buck McKeon, R-Calif., said there is only a "narrow opportunity" to defeat the Islamic State that won't require American boots on the ground in "surge level" numbers.
By Sean Lengell | 09/10/14 10:43 AM
"Airstrikes and strategic use of drones and, of course, covert action are the most effective way to take out [Islamic State] without committing troops — American troops — troops in harms way," the Nevada Democrat said on the Senate floor Wednesday morning.
By Sean Lengell | 09/09/14 06:47 PM
But the House speaker stopped short of saying he would back a plan to bomb the terrorist group.
By Sean Lengell | 09/09/14 04:17 PM
"The view of myself and most of my members is, the president should be seeking congressional approval, period, for whatever he decides to do," the Senate majority leader said.
By Sean Lengell | 09/08/14 03:03 PM
The hearing will focus on the implementation of security recommendations made by the State Department's Accountability Review Board that was set up to investigate the surroundings that led to the attacks.Â
By Sean Lengell | 09/08/14 01:11 PM
"The video released today emphasizes how egregiously weak and wrong the initial penalty against Ray Rice was ... and it constitutes new, powerful evidence that requires the commissioner to reconsider and reach a stronger punishment," said the Connecticut Democrat.
By Sean Lengell | 09/08/14 12:19 PM
The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee have asked House Speaker John Boehner to invite Petro Poroshenko to speak regarding his country's violent conflict with pro-Russian forces.
By Sean Lengell | 09/04/14 01:59 PM
The Obama administration scored a major legal victory Thursday before judges wrote a single word.
By Sean Lengell | 09/02/14 06:00 PM
A bipartisan chorus on Capitol Hill is calling for the United States to waste no time hitting back after the execution of American journalist Steven Sotloff.
By Sean Lengell | 09/02/14 03:24 PM
The Senate Armed Services Committee member says U.S. should waste no time hitting back against the terror group after the Steven Sotloff beheading.
By Sean Lengell | 08/29/14 04:51 PM
Democrats haven't won the governor's mansion in twenty years, but the DNC believes that Charlie Crist can change that.
By Sean Lengell | 08/27/14 06:18 PM
Many say lawmakers are missing an opportunity to trim pork, waste and duplicative services from the budget.
By Paul Bedard | 09/21/14
By Byron York | 09/22/14
By Washington Examiner | 09/22/14
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By Kelly Cohen | 09/22/14