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President Barack Obama's first package of post-coup economic aid to Egypt is hitting a roadblock in Congress, where a key Republican senator is holding up the transfer of $60 million to a program to spur private investment in Egypt's flailing economy, according to U.S. officials and congressional aides.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Graham Halts $60M In Post-Coup Economic Aid To Egypt

President Barack Obama’s first package of post-coup economic aid to Egypt is hitting a roadblock in Congress, where a key Republican senator is holding up the transfer of $60 million to a program to spur private investment in Egypt’s flailing economy, according to U.S. officials and congressional aides.

10/22/2013

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

File photo of Sen. John McCain. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

McCain: Rebels Fighting Assad Feel Abandoned By U.S.

Sen. John McCain says the cause of rebels fighting Syria’s President Bashar Assad has been obscured in the rapid-fire military and diplomatic events following a chemical weapons attack near Damascus.

09/11/2013

Senior congressional aides say a bipartisan group of senators is working on an alternative measure to a resolution authorizing U.S. military force against Syria. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Report: Bipartisan Group Of Senators Crafting Alternative Ultimatum For Syria

Senior congressional aides say a bipartisan group of senators is working on an alternative measure to a resolution authorizing U.S. military force against Syria.

09/10/2013

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., talks to reporters after leaving a closed door meeting about Syria at the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

McCain: US Has No Choice But To Allow For New Diplomatic Offensive To ‘Play Out’

Sen. John McCain says the United States has no choice but to allow time for a new diplomatic offensive on Syria to “play out,” even though he’s skeptical that the plan is genuine.

09/10/2013

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., talks to reporters after leaving a closed door meeting about Syria at the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

McCain: ‘There Would Be An Impeachment’ Of Obama If He Put Boots On Ground

Sen. John McCain warns President Barack Obama could face impeachment if he decides to put “boots on the ground” in Syria.

09/06/2013

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., holds up his smart phone to show he is not playing poker before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee vote on a resolution on Syria on Capitol Hill on Sept. 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

McCain: Public Will Soon See ‘Irrefutable Evidence’ Assad Behind Chemical Attack

U.S. Sen. John McCain faced a tough crowd largely opposed to military action in Syria during a town hall meeting Thursday in Phoenix.

09/05/2013

Sen. John Barrasso says the Senate Foreign Relations Committee may not vote Wednesday on a resolution authorizing President Barack Obama's proposed military intervention in Syria. The Wyoming Republican, a member of the panel, said it was still meeting on the resolution. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Barrasso: Syria Vote May Be Delayed

Sen. John Barrasso says the Senate Foreign Relations Committee may not vote Wednesday on a resolution authorizing President Barack Obama’s proposed military intervention in Syria. The Wyoming Republican, a member of the panel, said it was still meeting on the resolution.

09/04/2013

Sen. John McCain listens during a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill on Sept. 3, 2013 in Washington. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

McCain Doesn’t Support Senate Resolution to Authorize Military Force Against Syria

Sen. John McCain says he doesn’t support the latest Senate resolution to authorize military force against Syria.

09/04/2013

File photo of Sen. John McCain. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

McCain: Obama Should Not Have Asked Congress For Approval To Strike Syria

Sen. John McCain says he will support President Barack Obama’s request to intervene in Syria if the move would “reverse the situation on the battlefield.”

09/03/2013

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