Top contenders to succeed Chuck Hagel as defense secretary
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:40
Top contenders to succeed Chuck Hagel as defense secretary President Barack Obama on Monday praised the service of outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel but gave no hint as to whether he has settled on a shortlist for a successor. Instead, the president announced that Hagel would stay on until a successor has won Senate confirmation. One of numerous... Read More...
How Chuck Hagel's Resignation Might Affect ISIS Fight
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:32
How Chuck Hagel's Resignation Might Affect ISIS Fight Chuck Hagelu2019s departure as Defense Secretary will probably have a minimal impact on the administrationu2019s three part strategy to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria that is expected to take years. Hagel had raised questions about the strategyu2019s lack of focus on the Syrian regime of Bashar al Read More...
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to Step Down
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:23
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to Step Down Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down, senior administration officials confirmed today to ABC News.Flanked by Hagel and Vice President Biden, President Obama announced the Secretaryu2019s departure this morning from the White House's State Dining Room.u201cChuck Hagel has been no Read More...
John McCain 'Strongly Encouraging' Lindsey Graham To Consider 2016 Run
Mon, 6 Oct 2014 12:10
John McCain 'Strongly Encouraging' Lindsey Graham To Consider 2016 Run Sen. John McCain is prodding one of his closest allies in the Senate to consider a run for the White House u2013 Sen. Lindsey Graham.u201cI think he is looking at it, and I am strongly encouraging him to take a look at it,u201d McCain, R-Ariz., told ABC News. u201cI know of no one who is better Read More...
Justice Ginsburg on bench for Monday arguments
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 10:15
Justice Ginsburg on bench for Monday arguments WASHINGTON (AP) - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to Supreme Court bench Monday, questioning lawyers in her usual exacting fashion five days after she had a stent implanted to clear a blocked artery. Read More...