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Jeff Flake

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  • Still no new war authorization

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama's decision to send up to 450 more U.S. military advisers into Iraq comes off as another piecemeal response to the Islamic State he pledged a year ago to "degrade and ultimately destroy." It underscores his limited...
  • Close but no cigar: US-Cuba wrangle on embassies 6 months on

    Six months ago Wednesday, Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro stunned the world by announcing an end to their nations' half-century of official hostility. U.S. travelers, politicians and executives flew to Cuba as if a Caribbean Berlin Wall had...
  • Want to talk ISIL? Facebook Tim Kaine.

    U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will take his push for an AUMF for the battle against ISIL to Facebook Thursday. Kaine, D-VA, plans a Facebook Q&A on the topic at 11 a.m. You'll find his Facebook page here. You can ask questions. The U.S. has been conducting...
  • Senate dodges debate on authorization for use of force against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON Senators managed to duck a war debate Thursday while passing the defense authorization bill and then immediately filibustering the defense spending bill. The $612 billion defense authorization for the next fiscal year sailed through, 71-25,...
  • Kansas Republican aims to break stalemate in Congress over Cuba embargo

    WASHINGTON With efforts to lift the Cuban embargo stalled in Congress, a pro-trade senator from Kansas will try to break the stalemate on Thursday by offering new legislation designed to win over his reluctant Republican colleagues. Republican Sen. Jerry...
  • 23 minutes ... and counting? Kaine helps nudge force authorization

    Sen. Tim Kaine and Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., his across-the-aisle ally on pushing Congress to do its job and vote on whether to authorize the use of force against the Islamic State, didn't get their amendment to do so through the Senate Foreign...
  • Woman's Club throws 'last hurrah' for wounded Eustis soldiers

    Woman's Club throws 'last hurrah' for wounded Eustis soldiers
    The Woman's Club of Hilton Village hosted a catered luncheon for the wounded soldiers at Fort Eustis' Warrior Transition Unit Wednesday. The specialized on-base medical units care for wounded soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and help them...
  • Senators broach renewed bid to authorize fighting Islamic State

    WASHINGTON Sen. Bob Corker, the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said he'll try to bridge the differences that have prevented U.S. lawmakers from voting to authorize the war against Islamic State. The commitment by Corker, a Tennessee...
  • Kaine tries new tack on force authorization against Islamic State

    Ten months after the U.S. launched action against the Islamic State, Sen. Tim Kaine and Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz.  got tired of waiting for Congress to debate and vote on sending American troops into harm’s way. So they joined hands across...
  • Senate minority blocks same-sex marriage veterans benefits

    WASHINGTON A Senate minority successfully blocked an amendment aimed at ending discrimination against same-sex marriage benefits for veterans Thursday. With the Supreme Court set to rule on gay marriage, 53 senators voted for the amendment sponsored by...
  • Senate adopts plan to halt Pentagon's 'paid-for Patriotism'

    WASHINGTON A trio of senators, including the chairman of the Armed Services Committee, have won the support of their colleagues to block the Pentagon from spending taxpayer dollars to honor troops at sporting events. The proposal would bar the use of...