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Top Republicans back Obama's plan to fight Islamic State

Sep 12, 2014

Top Republicans back Obama's plan to fight Islamic State

base tends to be wary of war, as the party tries to hold a slim U.S. Senate majority.The beheadings of two U.S. journalists by Islamic State militants
Lawmakers support Obama's expanded plan to fight Islamic State

Sep 12, 2014

Lawmakers support Obama's expanded plan to fight Islamic State

, whose liberal base tends to be wary of war, as the party tries to maintain a slim U.S. Senate majority on Nov. 4.Many Republicans, aiming to capture
Ahead of speech, Obama briefs Congress on Islamic State strategy

Sep 10, 2014

Ahead of speech, Obama briefs Congress on Islamic State strategy

included the beheading of two American captives.Obama met Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrats in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, and
Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections

Sep 07, 2014

Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections

November congressional elections, bowing to concerns it could cost his fellow Democrats control of the U.S. Senate.Obama had promised in a high-profile White
Sotloff lauded at Florida service as journalist committed to truth

Sep 06, 2014

Sotloff lauded at Florida service as journalist committed to truth

and revealing it," said U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, speaking to the crowd. "He has revealed the true nature of evil in the world today
Vietnam envoy to visit China to seek thaw in testy ties

Aug 26, 2014

Vietnam envoy to visit China to seek thaw in testy ties

courting numerous visitors from the United States in meetings that will not have gone unnoticed in China.Four U.S. senators have visited the country since
Obama condemns killing of reporter, U.S. hits militants in Iraq

Aug 21, 2014

Obama condemns killing of reporter, U.S. hits militants in Iraq

."The video was posted after the United States resumed air strikes in Iraq this month for the first time since the end of the U.S. occupation in 2011.U.S
Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm

Aug 20, 2014

Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm

days, and then we completely underpoliced," U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat who was traveling to Ferguson on Tuesday, told cable
Obama urges police to respect protesters in Ferguson, Missouri

Aug 15, 2014

Obama urges police to respect protesters in Ferguson, Missouri

police work that keeps the protesters safe," U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill said during a visit to Ferguson on Thursday.Nixon told community members at
McCain says U.S. airstrikes in Iraq can't stop Islamic State - NY Times

Aug 10, 2014

McCain says U.S. airstrikes in Iraq can't stop Islamic State - NY Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator John McCain said on Saturday that President Barack Obama's limited military action against Islamic