Sen. Kelly Ayotte

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Sen. Ayotte: ‘Now Is Not The Time To Be Emptying Guantanamo’

Citing the terrorist attacks in Paris, newly empowered Republican senators on Tuesday proposed restrictions on President Barack Obama’s ability to transfer terror suspects out of the federal prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for the remainder of his term.


Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State "network of death" that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action in the region. 
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Republicans Demand Obama Form A Strategy To Defeat ISIS

Several Republicans have called on President Obama to lay out a strategy to defeat ISIS in the wake of the videotaped beheading of American journalist James Foley by the militant Islamic group.


President Barack Obama gives a press conference in the Brady Briefing Room at the White House in Washington on Dec. 20, 2013. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Senator: Obama ‘Issuing Executive Orders To Change The Law Very Frequently’

Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) reinforced that Republican distrust of President Barack Obama is rooted in executive overreach from the administration.


Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., speaks at a news conference on July 25, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Ayotte: We Need to ‘Take a Complete Time Out’ on ‘Obamacare’ Implementation

A moderate Republican senator is calling for a “time out” in the implementation of President Barack Obama’s new health care program.


A view of the U.S. Capitol Building's Rotunda after a vote on Capitol Hill on Oct. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate and House Approve Deal to Fund Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

Sixteen days into the government shutdown, the Senate and House voted Wednesday evening to end the fiscal stalemate.


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.


File photo of Sen. Kelly Ayotte. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ayotte: White House Wrong To Bring Bin Laden Son-In-Law To US Court

New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte says the Obama administration is wrong to bring a recently captured son-in-law of Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda spokesman to court in New York.


File photo of Sen. Claire McCaskill. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

McCaskill: ‘Little Hope To Dodge The Cuts’

The White House has detailed the potential fallout in each state from budget cuts set to take effect at week’s end, while congressional Republicans and Democrats keep up the sniping over who’s to blame.


Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks during a press conference on Nov. 14, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Graham: Rice’s Libya Comments ‘Designed To Help’ Obama Before Election

Republicans continue to argue that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice is unfit to be secretary of state. Democrats say the criticism is unfair.


Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney gives a speech at Lansing Community College on May 8, 2012 in Detroit, Mich. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

2008 GOP Redux? Romney Has Plenty Of Women To Choose For VP

Get used to these names: Gov. Susanna Martinez of New Mexico, Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina and Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire. One of these women could potentially be Mitt Romney’s vice presidential candidate.