As Israeli planes hit targets in Syria for the second time in three days, some Republicans on Sunday ramped up their calls for President Obama to take stronger measures against the Assad regime — but the White House response was muted.
Ted Cruz's address at the annual South Carolina Republican Party dinner Friday helped feed growing speculation that the freshman senator from Texas is eyeing a run for the White House in 2016 — and raised yet another round of questions about his eligibility to serve in the Oval Office.
Sen. Ted Cruz's address at the annual South Carolina Republican Party dinner Friday helped feed growing speculation the freshman Texas senator sparked this week that he's eyeing a run for the White House in 2016 — and raised yet another round of questions about his eligibility so serve in the Oval Office.
A day after President Obama was criticized for hedging on reports of chemical weapons being used in Syria's civil war, the White House left open the possibility Wednesday that the U.S. would provide weaponry soon to opposition groups.
Raising the bar for direct U.S. involvement in Syria's civil war, President Obama said Tuesday that he won't take more forceful action until the international community is convinced that the regime of Bashar Assad used chemical weapons.
When he is not starring in action movies or promoting fitness, Arnold Schwarzenegger, is a bona fide wonk — and the namesake of the University of Southern California's Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy. Yes, the Schwarzenegger Institute, where the motto is "advancing policy not politics."
Capitol Hill lawmakers said Sunday that the U.S. must take a tough stance against Syria for reportedly using chemical weapons against its own people but stopped short of calling for troops to intervene inside the country.
Gun owners who cheered when the Senate failed to pass numerous anti-gun bills last week should temper their enthusiasm. The liberal wing of the Democratic party, led by President Obama and funded by New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, has already started to use the votes to oust pro-Second Amendment senators in 2014.
The White House drew scorn from both sides of the aisle on Tuesday after it refused to send a witness to the first Senate hearing on drone warfare and targeted killings.