More Sean Lengell Articles

  • John Boehner: Senators should drop IMF demands in Ukraine aid bill

    House Speaker John Boehner called on Senate Democrats to drop their push to include reforms to the International Monetary Fund in a proposed Ukrainian aid package, which has stalled measure, saying the issues are unrelated.

  • Dianne Feinstein: CIA spied on Senate Intelligence Committee

    Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein accused the CIA of spying on her panel's computers, a possible illegal act she says has prompted a Justice Department investigation. The California Democrat said the CIA had searched -- without her knowledge or consent -- a stand-alone...

  • Senate passes bill aimed at curbing military sexual assault

    The Senate unanimously passed legislation Monday evening designed to curb sexual assault in the military, including ending the longstanding "good soldier" defense used to raise doubts that a crime has been committed.

  • Supreme Court declines to hear case of breakaway Falls Church

    The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a dispute between the Episcopal Church and a Northern Virginia congregation that left the denomination in a dispute over gay rights. Justices let stand the Virginia Supreme Court decision that the Falls Church, a suburban Washington parish that...

  • Paul Ryan calls for sanctions against Russian oligarchs

    House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan called on the Obama administration to hit Russian oligarchs with sanctions in response to Russia's military occupation of Ukraine's Crimea region. "There are vulnerabilities within Russia that [Russian President Vladimir Putin] has politically that can...

  • Robert Gates: Putin wants to recreate Soviet-style Russian sphere of influence

    Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to recreate a Soviet-style sphere of Russian influence in Eastern Europe -- an ambition the United States and its allies must keep in check. Gates told "Fox News Sunday" that Russia's current military occupation...

  • Ted Cruz: Obama's weakness partially to blame for Russian aggression

    Sen. Ted Cruz said President Obama's "weakness" has embolden Russian President Vladimir Putin to act militarily in Ukraine's Crimea region. "Putin fears no retribution" from the United States, said the Texas Republican in an interview shown Sunday on ABC's "This Week." Cruz, who called Putin...

  • Rand Paul: GOP has 'real opportunity' to attract youth voters

    Sen. Rand Paul says his Republican Party is posed to attract more youth voters, a demographic the GOP has struggled to make inroads with in recent presidential elections. The Kentucky lawmaker told "Fox News Sunday" that while President Obama won the youth vote by a 3-to-1 ratio, young...



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