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  • Barry Goldwater statue unveiled in the Capitol

    WASHINGTON The bronze likeness of the late Sen. Barry Goldwater, R-Ariz., was unveiled in Statuary Hall on Wednesday, becoming the latest addition to the 50-state statue collection in the Capitol. "He earned the nickname 'Mr. Arizona' because he had a...
  • US commander wants flexibility in Afghanistan troop drawdown

    The top U.S. military commander for Afghanistan told senators Thursday that he has asked for greater flexibility in how quickly he pulls troops out of Afghanistan and where he can position them around the country in the coming months. Army Gen. John...
  • Senate confirms Obama's pick for Pentagon chief

    The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Barack Obama's choice to run the Pentagon, handing Ash Carter the unenviable task of steering the military as the United States confronts Islamic State militants, conflict in Ukraine and other worldwide threats....
  • Senate panel OKs bill barring most transfers from Guantanamo

    A Republican-led Senate panel on Thursday narrowly approved legislation that would bar most transfers of terror suspects from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a major roadblock in President Barack Obama's push to close the detention center. In...
  • Obama asks fresh, limited war powers, vows that Islamic State group 'is going to lose'

    Vowing that Islamic State forces are "going to lose," President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to authorize military action against terrorists who are cutting a swath across the Middle East. Yet he ruled out large-scale U.S. ground combat...
  • Barry Goldwater statue unveiled in US Capitol's National Statuary Hall

    Congressional leaders and members of Arizona's delegation unveiled a statue honoring the late Sen. Barry Goldwater in the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. House Speaker John Boehner, Sen. John McCain and members of the Goldwater family were on hand in the...
  • Obama asks for fresh war powers, says Islamic State 'going to lose'

    Obama asks for fresh war powers, says Islamic State 'going to lose'
    Vowing that Islamic State forces are "going to lose," President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to authorize military action against terrorists who are cutting a swath across the Middle East. Yet he ruled out large-scale U.S. ground combat...
  • David Axelrod memoir 'Believer' offers inside glimpse of Obama White House

    David Axelrod memoir 'Believer' offers inside glimpse of Obama White House
    For most of Barack Obama's meteoric political career, David Axelrod was the guy. He was the rumpled fella over there in the corner plotting the next move. How to spin it, sell it, defend it, bury it. Whatever the occasion called for. It was Axelrod who...
  • Summary of recent Florida newspaper editorials

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: Feb. 9 Miami Herald on Israeli Prime Minister: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should reconsider his decision to accept a politically motivated invitation to speak to the U.S. Congress on March 3....
  • Arizona mountain town mourns for American woman held by IS after parents confirm her death

    The small Arizona town where Kayla Jean Mueller grew up gathered in grief Tuesday upon learning that the 26-year-old aid worker who traveled the world on a quest to help others had died while in the hands of Islamic State militants. A memorial of flowers...
  • Hurdles exist for prospects of 'grand bargain' on sequester, defense spending

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats would like to get rid of the sequester. Many Republicans want more money for defense. That would seem to offer a potential formula for a budget agreement. But substantial hurdles stand in...