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Rep. Cummings: Many African-Americans Fear Obama Security Decreased Due To Race

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned last week after the high-profile security issues came to light, and Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said more departures are sure to come amid a culture of complacency – and what some of his constituents have suggested is a racial issue.

10/06/2014

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates believes the U.S. has very few options in two of the Obama administration’s biggest foreign policy pressure points in Ukraine and Syria, adding that the U.S. needs to solve its domestic problems before it can exert power on the world stage. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Gates: ‘No Real Military Option’ For US In Russia, Ukraine Crisis

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he believes the U.S. has very few options in two of the Obama administration’s biggest foreign policy pressure points in Ukraine and Syria, adding that the U.S. needs to solve its domestic problems before it can exert power on the world stage.

05/12/2014

The Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security said Sunday that there is a “high degree of probability” of an explosion during the Sochi Olympic games.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Homeland Security Chair: ‘The Terrorists Are Winning’ If Americans Avoid Olympics

Rep. Michael McCaul, Texas Republican and chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that “the security threat to the Olympics, this particular Olympics, [is] the greatest I think I’ve ever seen.”

01/27/2014

Schumer: ‘Mainstream Republicans’ Fed Up With Tea Party, Ted Cruz

Speaking with Bob Schieffer on Sunday, Sen. Chuck Schumer said he is “cautiously hopeful” that the Senate can pick up where House negotiations have become deadlocked, and hopefully avoid the continued government shutdown through bipartisan Senate discussion.

10/13/2013

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez shows a replica of Simon Bolivar's sword to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, during his visit to Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on April 2, 2010. (credit: JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)

Schieffer: ‘Putin Has Adopted A Hugo Chavez Mentality’

Longtime CBS News correspondent Bob Schieffer is comparing Russian President Vladimir Putin to former Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez after Russia granted temporary asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.

08/02/2013

Boehner: Congress Should Be Judged On How Many Laws It Repeals, Not Creates

Speaking with Bob Schieffer on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) said that Congress “should not be judged on how many new laws we create, we ought to be judged on how many laws that we repeal.”

07/21/2013

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

Schieffer: Snowden ‘Is No Hero’

Longtime CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer called out National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden during Sunday’s “Face the Nation.”

06/17/2013

President Barack Obama listens as moderator Bob Schieffer of CBS News speaks during the debate with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn University on Oct. 22, 2012 in Boca Raton, Fla. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Schieffer: Obama’s Communication Strategy ‘Hurting His Credibility’

Longtime CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer took President Barack Obama to task for how his administration has handled recent scandals.

05/27/2013

Longtime CBS newsman Bob Schieffer blasted the Obama administration for its handling of current scandals ranging from Benghazi to the IRS’ targeting of the Tea Party – even going so far to make comparisons to Richard Nixon’s Watergate scandal. ( EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images).

Schieffer Blasts Obama For Scandals: ‘Spare Me The Talking Points And Excuses’

Longtime CBS newsman Bob Schieffer blasted the Obama administration for its handling of current scandals ranging from Benghazi to the IRS’ targeting of the Tea Party – even going so far to make comparisons to Richard Nixon’s Watergate scandal.

05/19/2013

President Barack Obama makes a statement on the situation regarding the Internal Revenue Service on May 15, 2013 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Schieffer: ‘Is Anybody Home’ In Obama Administration?

Longtime CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer has critical words for President Barack Obama following three scandals plaguing the administration.

05/16/2013

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