Sen. John McCain

Sen. Robert Menendez (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Wants Tougher Sanctions For Russia

Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said after meeting with leaders and locals, there’s no doubt Russia has invaded Ukraine.

09/01/2014

President Barack Obama speaks on situation in Iraq. (credit: CBS 2)

Obama: U.S. Won’t Send Troops Back Into Combat In Iraq

The U.S. won’t send troops back into Iraq, but President Barack Obama said he has asked his national security team to prepare a range of other options, which he’ll review in the coming days.

06/13/2014

A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange site October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC.     (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘No Excuse’ For Health Care Sign-Up Problems

The president said his administration was doing “everything we can possibly do” to get the federally run websites up and running.

10/21/2013

President Barack Obama speaks on Syria in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on August 31, 2013 as Vice President Joe Biden looks on. Obama said Saturday he will ask the US Congress to authorize military action against Syria, lifting the threat of immediate strikes on President Bashar al-Assad's regime.      (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Works To Marshal Support For Strike On Syria

Kerry, along with the Joint Chiefs chairman and defense secretary, went in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to make the case to hit Syria for its use of chemical weapons.

09/03/2013

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House - May 16, 2013 (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: Scandals Hit The White House

It’s that time again, time to use a lie detector on the people running the country.

05/17/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

GOP Lawmakers: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Shoud Be Deemed An Enemy Combatant

Some members of Congress – including U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said the federal government should declare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev an enemy combatant.

04/20/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Schumer: ‘Gang Of Eight’ Reaches Deal On Immigration

Sen. Charles Schumer said Friday that the so-called “Gang of Eight” Senators working on immigration reform have reached a deal and their bill could be presented very soon.

04/12/2013

Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Charles Schumer (D-NY) on CBS' "Face The Nation" April 7, 2013. (credit: CBS News)

Schumer: Deal Could Be Reached This Week On Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) – Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday he’s hoping for a bipartisan deal by the end of this week on a sweeping immigration bill to secure the border and allow eventual citizenship to the […]

04/07/2013

President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (credits: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images, Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: #Obamaquester

That’s the hashtag being used by some Republicans, including the House Speaker John Boehner, to blame President Barack Obama for the automatic federal cuts that are a week away.

02/22/2013

Chuck Hagel appears before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Jan. 31, 2013. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Fellow Republicans Pound Secretary Of Defense Nominee Hagel At Confirmation Hearing

When former senator Chuck Hagel walked into the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Thursday there were handshakes and even a hug, but the warm reception was short lived.

01/31/2013

Susan Rice

Republicans Not Satisfied With Rice’s Explanations Related To Benghazi Attack

The leading contender to be the next secretary of state met with Republican critics on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to defend her comment about the deadly Sept. 11 raid on the American consulate in Libya. But it apparently was not successful.

11/27/2012

Sen. John McCain of Arizona (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sen. John McCain Campaigns With Senate Candidate Linda McMahon

Arizona Sen. John McCain is urging Connecticut veterans to turn out and vote for Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon, saying they can make a difference in a tight election.

10/01/2012

FILE - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) receives a note from her aide Huma Abedin (L) on March 10, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Sen. John McCain Defends Huma Abedin Against Muslim Brotherhood Allegations

McCain strongly defended a longtime aide to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton against unsubstantiated allegations that her family has ties to Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.

07/19/2012

Sen. Chuck  Schumer (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images); Sen. John  McCain (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

McCain Takes A Big Swipe At Long Island; Schumer Calls Them Fighting Words

Former Republican presidential candidate John McCain likely won’t be vacationing on Long Island any time soon. Not after what he said Wednesday, and certainly not as a guest of New York Sen. Chuck Schumer.

11/30/2011

Senator Joseph Lieberman  (Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Officials: Sen. Joe Lieberman Will Retire In 2012

Lieberman won his fourth term in 2006 as an independent after losing the Democratic primary to businessman Ned Lamont.

01/18/2011

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