In back-to-back votes, the Republican-led House on Wednesday gave the U.S. military the authority to train and arm Syrian rebels against the Islamic State and then approved a bill to fund the federal government through Dec. 11.
As the Pentagon tries to figure out how it’s going to pay for the new war in Iraq and combatting Ebola in West Africa, the Afghan government says it’s broke — so broke it’s asking the U.S. for an immediate $537 million bailout.
Liberals are growing very anxious that Obama will continue to succumb to politic pressure and further escalate his unwilling role in the conflict against ISIS.
Cuts to the nation’s food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found.
As the Obama administration gears up for war against ISIS, some media voices–a minority, to be sure–are raising objections and invoking the specter of Iraq.
House lawmakers appear likely to approve giving President Obama the authority to order U.S. military training and arms for moderate Syrian rebels.
Allegations that Hillary Clinton allies may have tried to shield the former secretary of State in the wake of the Benghazi terror attack are coming to the forefront ahead of the first public hearing of the special congressional committee probing the at…
The U.S. military’s top officer said Wednesday that almost half of Iraq’s army is incapable of working against the Islamic State militant group, while the other half needs to be rebuilt with the help of U.S. advisers and military equipment.
The House passed all three bills on voice votes that did not require lawmakers to cast recorded votes, with little public debate.