By Paul Bedard | 09/10/14 12:17 PM
A new survey finds that 67 percent of Americans believe another attack is coming, but this time from home-grown terrorists.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/10/14 11:59 AM
While the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has no current plans to attack the United States, the "unprecedented" number of foreign fighters in the group poses a very real threat of terrorism, officials said Wednesday.
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 Kelly Cohen | 09/10/14 08:51 AM
The Student Visa Integrity Act will "help reduce fraud and abuse in the Student and Exchange Visitor Program," according to the Iowa senator's office.
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 Brian Hughes | 09/09/14 06:12 PM
The move downplays the prospect of a Capitol Hill vote on his military plan ahead of his prime-time address to the nation Wednesday night.
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 Susan Crabtree | 09/09/14 03:05 PM
The president's speech at 9 p.m., a high-volume viewing time, means that the president believes that fighting Islamic State is a "high national security priority," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters Tuesday.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/09/14 01:41 PM
Department of Justice senior officials have barred or delayed the inspector general there from gaining access to documents crucial to high-visibility investigations.
By Brian Hughes | 09/09/14 11:51 AM
The president will "discuss with the American people the threat posed by [the Islamic State] and to lay out the United States' strategy for degrading and ultimately destroying the terrorist group," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/09/14 08:55 AM
Syria's air defense system is so weak along its northern and western borders that U.S. authorities are brushing aside Damascus' demands that it must sign off on any U.S.-led airstrikes within its borders.
By Becket Adams | 09/09/14 08:08 AM
The CNN/ORC survey found that seven in 10 Americans say they believe the Islamic State has the ability to launch an attack on U.S. soil. A majority of survey respondents say they support the U.S. taking a more active role in combating this threat.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/08/14 05:17 PM
According to a poll by CNN/ORC International, 76 percent favor additional airstrikes against the Islamic State, with 45 percent of Americans seeing it as a "very serious threat to the U.S."
By Lisa Ruhl | 09/08/14 03:55 PM
During his daily press briefing, White House press secretary Josh Earnest gave a preview of what to expect from President Obama's press conference on Wednesday.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/08/14 03:37 PM
White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Monday that Obama plans to consult with Congress on his plans to defeat and dismantle the Islamic State and wants them to be a "partner" and engaged in the process.
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