| Mar 9, 2015
| 2:24 PM
HARTFORD — Sens. Chris Murphy and John McCain made a bipartisan pitch Monday for military and economic aid for Ukraine.
"In order to understand what is happening in Ukraine, we have to understand Vladimir Putin,'' McCain, chairman of the Senate...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 6:07 PM
Jeb Bush carefully attempted to open up distance between himself and his brother, President George W. Bush, in a much-anticipated foreign policy speech Wednesday, suggesting that in the Mideast, he would value stability even if that meant supporting...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:00 AM
As the likely coronation of Hillary Clinton as the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee quietly progresses without serious opposition, the Republicans seem to be working overtime publicizing an abundance of long shots hoping to be her challenger.
| Jan 29, 2015
| 2:30 PM
It should never cease to amaze us when smart people do dumb things. But one of the dumbest we've seen in a long time is Speaker John Boehner's inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a Joint Session of Congress and publicly...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:38 PM
According to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll before the State of the Union Address, Americans believe that "securing the border" should be a priority — after helping the economy, defeating the Islamic State and reducing the deficit.
| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:09 PM
President Obama dashed from India to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday in a hastily planned trip aimed at setting out on the right foot with the new leader of a key ally.
Obama cut short a visit in India to be one of the first world leaders to meet with King...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 8:38 PM
The most wide-open Republican presidential nomination campaign in memory had its unofficial opening here on Saturday at a gathering that highlighted anew the thorny path ahead for candidates as they try to attract support from the party's conservative...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 7:57 AM
Washington – With an average of 22 veterans committing suicide every day, U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and John McCain, R-Ariz., teamed up to try to do something about it.
Their efforts are expected to pan out late today when the Senate...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 6:55 PM
David H. Petraeus, the former CIA director and retired four-star Army general, admitted Tuesday that he gave eight handwritten journals containing highly classified information about secret operations and identities of covert officers to his mistress in...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 4:08 PM
To the editor: Michael Krepon may well be correct that the Iran nuclear deal in the works serves U.S. interests, but his endorsement exposes a chink that cannot be ignored — namely the challenge to hold Iran to the deal. ("The Obama administration...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 7:59 AM
WASHINGTON — Kayla Jean Mueller, a 26-year-old American woman held by Islamic State militants, has been confirmed dead, her parents and the Obama administration said Tuesday.
The White House said that Mueller's family received a private message...