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  • Ukraine's fight with Russia is 'America's war, too,' Poroshenko says

    Ukraine's fight with Russia is 'America's war, too,' Poroshenko says
    Ukraine’s new president thanked the United States for showing solidarity with the people of Ukraine, but warned that greater tests lie ahead, telling Congress that his nation’s fight against Russian aggression “is America’s war,...
  • Boehner pivots to jobs, economy in run-up to November election

    Jobs and the economy remain tops on voters' minds heading into the midterm election, and House Speaker John A. Boehner wants to re-focus his Republican Party on a "five points" pocketbook agenda before November. The speaker, known for an unwavering...
  • House approves Obama's plan to help Syrian rebels fight Islamic State

    House approves Obama's plan to help Syrian rebels fight Islamic State
    The House on Wednesday approved President Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, giving the administration a much-needed endorsement of its strategy to defeat the extremist group. But though the Senate was...
  • N.C. Republican dinged for defending right to fire gays

    WASHINGTON As House Democrats made a Hail Mary attempt to force a vote on laws to protect gays in the workplace, Rep. Robert Pittenger, R-N.C., continues to stand by comments he made earlier this month that businesses should be free to fire employees...
  • With strings attached, House approves Obama plan for Syrian rebels

    WASHINGTON A divided House of Representatives gave tentative approval Wednesday to President Barack Obama's plan to train and equip vetted Syrian rebels to combat the Islamic State, as members of both parties expressed concerns about the plans and...
  • After Benghazi, State Department toughened embassies in high-risk countries

    WASHINGTON In the over two years since Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed in an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, the State Department says it has overhauled its strategies for high-risk diplomatic posts overseas....
  • Freshman lawmaker hosts security forum

    WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, R-N.C., will host more than 60 members of parliaments from 24 European nations this week for a three-day intelligence security forum. The closed-door forum, which kicks off Wednesday night with talks with...
  • Pentagon may call for U.S. ground troops in Iraq despite Obama's vows

    Gen. Martin Dempsey, the military's top officer, repeatedly raised the prospect Tuesday of sending U.S. troops to fight alongside Iraqi soldiers against Islamic State militants, despite President Obama’s vows not to do so. Dempsey, chairman of the...
  • U.S. Congress pushes ahead with bid to arm Syrian rebels

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives began debating legislation on Tuesday to authorize President Barack Obama's plan to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State militants, and lawmakers said the measure would likely pass...
  • Many in Congress not sold on Obama's Islamic State strategy

    Leaders from both parties expressed confidence Tuesday that the House would support President Obama's request to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, an important component of the administration's broader strategy to confront...
  • House to vote Wednesday on training Syrian rebels, at least temporarily

    WASHINGTON The House of Representatives is expected to approve a short-term measure Wednesday that would keep the federal government open after the fiscal year ends Sept. 30 and temporarily authorize the training and arming of Syrian rebels to battle...