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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - James E. Risch
Members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, led by Vice Chairman Saxby Chambliss of Georgia, have issued a blistering criticism of Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, who as Joint Chiefs chairman is the nation’s highest-ranking officer and chief military adviser to President Obama.
A key Republican on the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations was flabbergasted after a senior U.S. diplomat claimed Thursday that sanctions against Iran are the "most effective" she had ever seen.
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Sally Jewell to head the Interior Department.
Why, he's only the most true-blue conservative in the U.S. Senate, according to the National Journal's "Congressional Vote Ratings" released Thursday. The judgment was made by roll-call voting records alone. Sen. James E. Risch, Idaho Republican, has the most conservative voting record for 2012.
A jihadist website posted a new threat by al Qaeda this week that promises to conduct "shocking" attacks on the United States and the West.
President Obama's nominee for U.S. ambassador to Iraq impressed Republican senators in a confirmation hearing this week, but his key critic, Sen. John McCain, remains skeptical of his ability to handle America's biggest and most-expensive embassy.
“Somebody needs to look these people in the eye and tell them they’re not getting another penny, and they’re not getting anything until they do a very simple act of letting three absolutely innocent Americans go free,” said Sen. James E. Risch, Idaho Republican.
"This is not a 'Mission Accomplished' moment," he said, calling the sanctions an "abject failure."