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 Sean Lengell | 08/19/14 04:49 PM
When asked Tuesday if would welcome the president's campaign help, Crist responded, "I hope so," the Tampa Bay Times reported.
By Sean Lengell | 08/19/14 12:41 PM
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri also advised President Obama to stay away from Ferguson, saying his presence could make a bad situation worse.
By Sean Lengell | 08/18/14 10:30 PM
Vermont's Sen. James Jeffords, who died Monday, hardly was the first high-profile political figure to forsake his party.
By Sean Lengell | 08/18/14 12:53 PM
The longest-serving Republican in the House introduced Anne Garland Walton, a flight nurse from Fairbanks, as his fiancee during a "Candidate Sunday" event at an Anchorage mega-church Sunday, the Associated Press reported.
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