Sen. Lindsey Graham
A Republican senator isn’t backing down from blocking President Barack Obama’s nominees for Federal Reserve chairman and homeland security secretary in a long-running dispute over the deadly attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya.
Sen. Lindsey Graham is threatening to hold up all nominations for federal government positions until survivors of last year’s deadly attack on the diplomatic post in Libya appear before Congress.
A year after losing a presidential race many Republicans thought was winnable, the party arguably is in worse shape than before. The GOP is struggling to control tensions between its tea party and establishment wings and watching approval ratings sink to record lows.
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.
“Obamacare” escaped unharmed from the government shutdown Republicans hoped would stop it, but just as quickly they have opened a new line of attack — one handed to them by the administration itself.
President Barack Obama, working to persuade skeptical lawmakers to endorse a U.S. military intervention in civil war-wracked Syria, hosted two leading Capitol Hill foreign policy hawks for talks and directed his national security team to testify before Congress in a determined effort to sell his plan for limited missile strikes against Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says President Barack Obama has asked him and Sen. John McCain to travel to Egypt to urge the military to move ahead on elections.
A U.S. senator has written the Russian ambassador urging Moscow to turn over former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
Schumer: ‘Another Gang Of Eight’ Will Look To Set Rules On How Leaks About Gov’t Secrets Are Investigated
Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday a group of eight senators will look at setting rules on how leaks about government secrets are investigated.
A member of the Senate Armed Services Committee says that military commanders who allow sexual assault to flourish should be fired.