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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is on a congressional quest to take selfies with all 99 of his fellow U.S. senators –lending to his recent designation as the “Selfie Senator.”
FEMA Administrator: ‘We Have Not Been What I Would Say Successful Yet’ In Processing Immigrant Children
Top Obama administration officials told senators Wednesday they’re struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants at the Southern border, acknowledging they’ve been overwhelmed as children show up by the tens of thousands from violence-torn Central America.
Sen. John McCain ridiculed the top U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials at a hearing Wednesday, with McCain blasting rules preventing lawmakers from taking pictures or talking to staff and detainees at border facilities.
Hot Mic: Reporters Heard Joking To ‘Check On’ McCain After Petraeus Declares Military Stance On Iraq
Two reporters were caught on a hot microphone mocking Sen. John McCain prior to Thursday’s press conference on the Iraq crisis, the two are heard joking whether anyone had “checked on” McCain after Gen. David Petraeus showed opposition to military action.
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she refused an Obama campaign request in 2008 to attack Sarah Palin, the new Republican vice presidential candidate on the ticket with Sen. John McCain.
Hopes Fade Senators Could Quickly Craft Bill To Help Vets Facing Long Appointment Waits At VA Hospitals
Hopes faded late Wednesday that key senators could quickly craft a compromise bill that would help veterans facing long appointment waits at veterans hospitals and make it easier to fire administrators who covered up the delays.
A bill proposed by four Senate Republicans would give veterans more flexibility to see a private doctor if they are forced to wait too long for an appointment at a Veterans Affairs hospital or clinic.
Five years a captive from the Afghanistan war, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in American hands, freed for five Guantanamo terrorism detainees in a swap stirring sharp debate in Washington over whether the U.S. should have negotiated with the Taliban over prisoners.
Rev. Oscar Tillman says his letters, written over a year ago, went unanswered.
The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will allow more veterans to obtain health care at private hospitals and clinics.