By Veronique de Rugy | 11/22/13 09:15 AM
How can some policymakers claim to be fiscal conservatives when they won’t allow small spending cuts to the defense budget to go through?
By Tim Mak | 11/21/13 06:02 PM
The Senate adjourned for a two-week Thanksgiving recess Thursday without completing work on an annual defense policy bill that members on both sides of the aisle deemed crucial to national security. Republican senators blocked a procedural motion to end debate on the National Defense...
By Tim Mak | 11/21/13 03:54 PM
The Senate's decision to invoke the "nuclear option" and limit Republican opportunities to use the filibuster had the side-effect of blowing up work on the annual Pentagon policy legislation the body was considering Thursday. Senators debated the defense bill into the evening on Wednesday, but...
11/21/13 01:59 AM
Republicans insist on an open process that would allow them to vote on amendments to the popular defense authorization bill that has become law every year for the past half century. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is trying to limit amendments and wrap up the legislation in a few days,...
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....
11/19/13 09:50 AM
(www.stripes.com) The Senate on Monday began debating the 2014 defense bill, with one top Republican taking direct aim at the idea of continuing sequestration spending cuts in the military.
11/18/13 11:00 AM
WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Navy sailed an imposing fleet near Hawaii that was powered in part by algae and used cooking grease, environmentalists weren't the only ones who were thrilled. Executives at bioenergy startups in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago and elsewhere — and the venture...
By James Jay Carafano | 11/18/13 09:33 AM
Andy Marshall came to Washington in 1971. President Richard Nixon recruited him to start up an office in the White House to help think through how to handle the toughest, most complicated challenges of the Cold War.
11/15/13 09:39 AM
The few veterans serving in Congress have a unique ability to criticize the Pentagon without having to worry about accusations that they don’t support the military. That was on full display Thursday at a summit in Washington D.C. when reps Duncan Hunter (R-CA) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), both...
By Tim Mak | 11/15/13 05:20 AM
The Senate is set to begin debating the country’s annual defense policy legislation, a perennially controversial task lawmakers hope to wrap up by Thanksgiving.
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