U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said Sunday that the Obama administration has a “legal basis” to proceed with airstrikes against terrorist groups in Syria without U.N. authorization.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates warned Sunday that President Obama’s vow to destroy the Islamic State is “very ambitious,” but that even degrading the terrorist group will require some American combat troops.
Sen. Mary L. Landrieu was spotted pouring beer into the mouth of a Louisiana State University fan who was doing a keg stand during a tailgating event on Saturday.
The man accused of getting inside the White House after scaling a fence is a veteran who was awarded a medal for his service in Iraq and retired due to disability, the Army said Sunday.
The Republican National Committee again outraised its Democratic rival last month and is sitting on a $3 million lead, according to campaign finance reports filed Saturday.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged a crowd Friday at the Women’s Leadership Forum to get out the vote this year, saying that the midterm elections are “crucial” and “there is so much at stake.”
Well, this ought to whet the appetites of certain journalists. Sarah Palin is among the confirmed speakers for the ninth annual Values Voters Summit next week in the nation’s capital.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants Democratic candidates to win, but it may be more important that Republican candidates lose.
President Obama signed legislation Friday afternoon to keep the federal government operating through Dec. 11, including a $500 million provision to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State terrorist group.
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators praised their colleagues in a joint statement for unanimously passing a bill to authorize $10 million in reward money for information that would bring justice to the individuals responsible for the capture and murder of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff.
Rep. Jerrold Nadler, New York Democrat, said Friday he’s concerned that President Obama is taking the country down “the wrong constitutional path.”
Joseph R. Biden’s 2016 presidential ambitions already look like they have been swallowed whole by the Hillary Rodham Clinton juggernaut, but political analysts say the vice president still has a narrow path to victory — one that depends on either out-politicking the former first lady in crucial states such as Iowa or praying she makes a grave mistake.