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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary and counterterrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the Central Intelligence Agency, two potentially controversial picks for his second-term...
Tags: Lobbying, Susan Rice, U.S. Congress, Politics, Chuck Hagel
In choosing former Sen. Chuck Hagel as secretary of Defense, has President Obama made an "in your face" appointment, as Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) complains? Perhaps. Given criticism of Hagel by supporters of Israel and gay rights groups, his nomination...
Tags: Lobbying, U.S. Congress, Chuck Hagel, Politics, Civil Rights
Associated PressDespite Republican misgivings, President Barack Obama announced Monday he will nominate former GOP Sen. Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary, calling him “the leader our troops deserve.” He also chose White House counterterrorism...
Tags: Lobbying, Politics, Chuck Hagel, Israel, George W. Bush
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two weeks before the economy-threatening "fiscal cliff" is due to kick in, both President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are making significant concessions to each other, backing off what had once been ironclad...
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is due back at Fort Meade this week, where lawyers for the alleged WikiLeaker plan to argue that he was punished at a military brig before his case had been heard — grounds, they say, to dismiss all charges against him. By...
Tags: Politics, Civil Rights, Bradley Manning, Baghdad (Iraq), Lawyers
CNNThe USS Enterprise is the nation's oldest active duty warship, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and a history-making symbol of America's naval might for half a century. But it's now headed for the scrap heap. Virtually all the weapons and...
One day in my high school philosophy class, the teacher gave us a list of different methods of expression and asked us to determine which ones constituted language. Among those that ended up in the "no" stack was music, since, we decided, it worked on a...
Highlights of a bill Congress passed Tuesday aimed at averting wide tax increases and budget cuts scheduled to take effect with the new year. The measure would raise taxes by about $600 billion over 10 years compared with tax policies that were due to...
More Marylanders will take holiday trips this year, and most will drive — even though gas prices are the highest they have ever been entering the holiday season, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. "Gas prices do not appear to be deterring motorists...
American VoicesThe generals and Pentagon officials who manage the Afghan war should take note: A few days ago, Yemen's Interior Ministry announced that government forces had arrested a senior al-Qaeda operative -- "one of the most dangerous criminal elements in al Qaeda...
The Sisseton basketball teams will play in the Sanford Pentagon Classic on Feb. 2 in Brandon. Here is the schedule: Centerville boys vs. Ellsworth (Minn.) at 1:30 p.m.; Sisseton girls vs. Southwest Christian (Minn.) at 3 p.m.; Sisseton boys vs. SWC...
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