By Becket Adams | 09/23/14 02:13 PM
There was a time when the president and his allies repeatedly mocked former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney during the 2012 presidential election for the Republican candidate's numerous warnings on Syria, the Middle East, and general unrest aboard.
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By Brian Hughes | 09/23/14 01:57 PM
According to the Justice Department, there were 4,800 fewer inmates in federal prisons compared to last year -- the first decrease since 1980.
By Becket Adams | 09/23/14 12:54 PM
Shortly after President Obama's address on his decision to launch airstrikes against the Islamic State, the White House released the text of a letter sent to House Speaker John Boehner explaining the White House's supposed authority to take action in Syria without congressional consent and approval.
By Paul Bedard | 09/23/14 12:47 PM
Taxpayers had to cough up $1,159,823 in just one month to fly President Obama to New York and Denver to raise money for Democrats and attend an LGBT event, according to documents obtained by a taxpayer watchdog group.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/23/14 12:39 PM
"With the world uniting to confront the brutality of [the Islamic State], we will disrupt, degrade and destroy this threat to global security and stability," the California Democrat said.
09/23/14 12:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months after announcing its intention to largely comply with an international treaty banning land mines, the Obama administration on Tuesday carved out an exception for its stockpile of the weapons on the Korean Peninsula. The White House, Pentagon and State Department...
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/23/14 11:21 AM
A new Public Policy Polling survey in Alaska shows Begich two points behind Republican challenger Dan Sullivan.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/23/14 11:20 AM
"I support the airstrikes launched by the president, understanding that this is just one step in what must be a larger effort to destroy and defeat this terrorist organization. I wish our men and women in uniform Godspeed as they carry out this fight,—� the Ohio Republican said.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/23/14 11:17 AM
President Obama thanked the U.S. military and regional Arab allies for their airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets inside Syria and said that the bombing campaign also targeted an al Qaeda group known to be planning attacks against the United States.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/23/14 10:06 AM
The State Department said Tuesday that the U.S. had "informed" the Syrian government about plans to strike Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets inside Syria but did not request permission, coordinate with Damascus or give any indication of timing.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/23/14 09:51 AM
Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., the ranking member of the Intelligence Committee, commended the five Arab countries who have joined in on the airstrikes while others offered limited praise while continuing to slam President Obama for failing to take action sooner.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/23/14 09:46 AM
"I support President Obama's decision to strike [Islamic State] targets within Syria," Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin said in a statement issued Tuesday.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/23/14 07:52 AM
McKeon has been a strong supporter of action against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, saying the U.S. must "go all-in" to defeat it.
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