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WASHINGTON — As President Obama prepared to deliver a major speech on national security Thursday, his administration acknowledged for the first time that it had killed four U.S. citizens — one more than previously known — in drone...
Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.In virtual lockstep on topics such as guns, God and limited government, Southern Republicans in the Senate differ on how to balance national security interests with First Amendment protections. Last week, lawmakers from Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama and...
A 100-day-old hunger strike at the Guantanamo Bay prison for suspected terrorists has agitated international human rights advocates anew, prompting fresh calls worldwide for closure of the detention center that President Obama vowed to shutter more than...
Albuquerque JournalThe Justice Department's secret seizure of Associated Press telephone records drew scathing criticism from news organizations Tuesday while reaction from lawmakers ranged from concern to outrage. "Americans and New Mexicans treasure a free and open...
Portland Press Herald, MaineFormer Sen. Olympia Snowe's political action committee, Olympia's List, made its first major contribution ahead of the 2014 elections to a familiar face: fellow Mainer Sen. Susan Collins. The two moderate Republicans served together in the Senate for 16...
WASHINGTON — Sen. Dianne Feinstein made headlines recently by demanding a forceful U.S. response to Syria's use of chemical weapons against its population. Less noticed was that the California Democrat wasn't urging deeper military involvement...
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The hunger strike by inmates protesting conditions at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba is forcing the Obama administration to revisit its policy of indefinite detention without trial for terrorist suspects. It's about time. As Mr. Obama noted...
Barack Obama really, really does not want to get tangled up in Syria. For almost a year, Obama's secretaries of State — first Hillary Rodham Clinton, now John Kerry — have pressed the president for more aid to the insurgents who are fighting...
Portland Press Herald, MaineIt was a busy week in Washington for Maine's two senators, both of whom played high-profile roles in some of the biggest debates on Capitol Hill. Seeking to address what she dubbed "a manufactured crisis," Republican Sen. Susan Collins was a primary...
WASHINGTON — The White House said for the first time that there was evidence Syria had used chemical weapons in its civil war, but administration officials called for a broader United Nations investigation and edged away from declaring Damascus...
WASHINGTON -- U.S. lawmakers quickly called for action after the White House informed members of Congress on Thursday that American intelligence agencies now believe the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against rebels trying to topple President...
Boston HeraldThe FBI was alerted by Russian intelligence officials multiple times about their fears over Tamerlan Tsarnaev and a senator on Congress' intelligence committee told the Herald the alleged Boston Marathon terrorist bomber may have flown under the agency'...
Tags: FBI, Deval Patrick, U.S. Congress, Russia, National Government
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