| Dec 12, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The Senate moved closer Friday to passing a $1.1 trillion bill to fund almost all of the government through most of 2015. But detractors on the left and the right were likely to delay final approval of the sweeping measure.
The opponents, who have...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 3:05 AM
What good purpose is served by releasing a report on CIA enhanced interrogation techniques while we are still at war with an enemy whose techniques include beheading Americans?
Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and her...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 7:51 PM
A tough year has come to a melancholy end for Obama mega-donor George J. Tsunis.
Nominated last December to be U.S. ambassador to Norway, the Long Island hotelier fumbled questions about the country at his confirmation hearing in January. Indignant...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:24 PM
UPDATED: Former Vice President Dick Cheney will be a guest this weekend on NBC's "Meet the Press."
Cheney will be in the studio with Chuck Todd for an exclusive interview, NBC News said. "Meet the Press" airs at 9 a.m. Sunday on WESH-Channel 2....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:27 PM
President Obama is expected to nominate Ashton Carter, a physicist with extensive experience in the Pentagon’s leadership, as secretary of Defense to replace Chuck Hagel, according to administration officials.
If confirmed by the Senate, Carter...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Question for House Speaker John Boehner: Are you better off than you were a month ago? Yes, yes, yes. Finally, the conditions are ripe for a duffer with a year-round tan, a pack of smokes and a glass of Merlot to do some business.
Boehner bought himself...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Senator John McCain said on Thursday he is blocking President Barack Obama's nomination of Anthony Blinken as the country's number two diplomat, citing sharp disagreement with the nominee's past statements on Iraq.
"He's totally unqualified," the...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Even as a young man, Ashton Carter had eclectic interests, earning degrees in physics and medieval history at Yale, and a doctorate in theoretical physics from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.
"There was no relationship between them...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON--Ever since George W. Bush in 2002 began driving up public frenzy for his invasion of Iraq on trumped-up justifications a year later, Congress's constitutional role to declare war has continued to be cold-shouldered.
Then, Bush relied on an...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:10 AM
UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list this weekend:
Radio host Rush Limbaugh and Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La., visit "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Fox News says it is Limbaugh's first appearance in more than five years on the show....
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said a new Senate report detailing abuses in the CIA's post-9/11 interrogation practices would strengthen America's security and its standing in the world, breaking with others in his party who warned that its release put the U....