Lawmakers announced a sweeping agreement Monday to pass a long-awaited authorization bill for the Defense Department before the end of the year, but a proposed amendment to curb military sexual assault didnt make the cut.Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.
Three years after President Barack Obama admitted that his party took a shellacking in the midterm elections, Republicans are setting their sights on another political wave in 2014. Its a new battle, but the GOP is using the same weapon: public skepticism over Obamacare.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., a possible contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, said Sunday that his plan to spur job creation in high unemployment areas is the only politically viable plan to help depressed cities, with Detroit as the prime example.
Former President Bill Clinton praised the late Nelson Mandela Friday as a leader who sought to demonstrate not only the power of forgiveness, but a message of unity and cooperation.He was a very, very effective president, Clinton said in an interview with NBCs Brian Williams.
President Barack Obama said he will propose new reforms to the National Security Agency aimed at giving Americans "more confidence" in the organization after various leaks revealed numerous wide-ranging government surveillance programs.