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Topic - James Inhofe
Congress voted Wednesday to restore full cost-of-living pension increases for younger military retirees, completing a bipartisan capitulation to veterans groups that rose up against a modest cut when it was enacted less than two months ago.
The Democratic National Committee is trying to jumpstart some fundraising flurry by using fear, suggesting that if party faithfuls don't give — and give big for the upcoming elections — President Obama could very well face impeachment.
Up to half the terror suspects held at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay could be closer to heading home under a bipartisan deal reached in Congress that gives President Barack Obama a rare victory in his fight to close the prison.
President Obama says the nation must do more than just remember its fallen heroes on Memorial Day.
Angry lawmakers sensing politics at play with sequester cuts may overturn Defense Department decisions to shut down its tuition assistance program.
Foreign-policy panel heads on Capitol Hill say they were surprised by Secretary of State John Kerry's announcement to supply non-lethal aid to Syria.
Members of the Senate have many reasons to oppose the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense, but criticism from LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) groups pushing their causes is not one of them. Senators should be more troubled by Mr. Hagel's opportunistic apology to his LGBT activist critics.
One day after Senate Republicans held a press conference to question this week's State Department report on the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in Libya that left four Americans dead, Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe said the scandal is bigger than Watergate and Iran-Contra.
Six Republican senators are asking Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta personally to intervene to ensure that U.S. troops stationed away from home get the chance to register and vote in the upcoming election.
Congressional leaders have reached tentative deals that would prevent a doubling of student loan interest rates and revamp the nation's transportation programs, congressional officials said Wednesday. If completed, the compromises would resolve two vexing issues on which lawmakers face weekend deadlines for action.
An internal investigation has concluded that the departing chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission engaged in bullying and intimidation, creating a tense working environment at the agency.
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry said Monday that there would be no need for a stimulus program if he's elected president because his economic plan will "get America working again."
For Republican presidential contenders who once supported combating global warming, the race is heating up. Faced with an activist right wing that questions the science linking pollution to changes in the Earth's climate and also disdains big government, most of the GOP contenders have stepped back from their previous positions on global warming. Some have apologized outright for past support of proposals to reduce heat-trapping pollution. And those who haven't fully recanted are under pressure to do so.
The Environmental Protection Agency is setting the first federal drinking water standard for a toxic rocket fuel ingredient linked to thyroid problems in pregnant women and young children, the Obama administration announced on Wednesday.
"Congress has acknowledged we ....must be faithful to the promises made when they enlisted," Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., said in a statement after the vote. "Our men and women in uniform deserve the best."
Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., told veteran groups at the hearing that lawmakers overwhelmingly agree with them.