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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Select Committee
A select committee is a committee made up of a small number of parliamentary members appointed to deal with particular areas or issues originating in the Westminster system of parliamentary democracy. Select committees exist in the British Parliament, as well as in other parliaments based on the Westminster model, such as those in Australia, Canada and New Zealand. - Source: Wikipedia
Sen. Saxby Chambliss said Sunday he is no fan of the new deal to ease economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for concessions on that country's nuclear program, saying the Senate likely will move ahead to tighten sanctions that are working.
On Monday, President Obama nominated former Nebraska GOP senator Chuck Hagel to replace Leon Panetta as the next secretary of defense.
Nearly two months after the terrorist assault on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, it continues to ripple across American politics, though the constantly shifting timelines provided by the administration and the new questions raised by Republicans have not dramatically reshaped the presidential race.
A day after campaigning with Mitt Romney, Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, sought to bolster his foreign policy resume with a vigorous defense of a muscular American foreign policy Wednesday, criticizing what he said was the increasingly prominent isolationist strain in his own party.