Sen. Kelly Ayotte
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.
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.
Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) reinforced that Republican distrust of President Barack Obama is rooted in executive overreach from the administration.
A moderate Republican senator is calling for a “time out” in the implementation of President Barack Obama’s new health care program.
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.
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.
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.
Republicans continue to argue that U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice is unfit to be secretary of state. Democrats say the criticism is unfair.
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.