By Susan Crabtree | 12/05/13 04:18 PM
The top senator on the Armed Services Committee is urging President Obama to stop insisting that Afghan President Hamid Karzai sign a post-war agreement with the U.S. and instead let a “more reliable” successor close the deal.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/21/13 05:01 PM
Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., excoriated his fellow partisans for breaking with Senate tradition to change the rules regarding filibusters, a move he said threatens "the hard-won protections and benefits for our people's health and welfare." Democrats voted to change the Senate rules by a simple...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/20/13 08:58 PM
House Republicans are vowing to hold the line against transferring detainees from Guantanamo Bay to the U.S. or overseas, despite a renewed push by President Obama and key senators to try to close the controversial facility. “We've already passed our bill and we're pretty united,” Rep....
By Susan Crabtree | 11/18/13 04:59 PM
The White House reaffirmed President Obama’s intention to shutter the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a long and elusive promise the president is trying to push anew. “It is still absolutely the administration’s firm commitment to close the detention facility at Guantanamo...
By Byron York | 12/08/13
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