WASHINGTON (AP) - The top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will testify on the deadly Sept. 11 assault in Libya on Jan. 22.
That's the day after President Barack Obama's inauguration and the first day the Senate returns to
JERUSALEM (AP) - A prominent member of the U.S. Senate said Tuesday Israel should not worry about President Obama's choice for U.S. defense secretary.
Some in Israel view Chuck Hagel as unsympathetic to Israel because his positions on Iran and the Palestinians seem to be at odds with those of
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
Since winning re-election, President Barack Obama has announced new choices to head the State Department, Pentagon and Central Intelligence Agency.
But he has yet to act on another looming top-tier vacancy, that of Treasury secretary.
Indications are now that Timothy
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - Less than a month after a horrific elementary school shooting, the White House is fighting to keep the momentum for new gun legislation amid signs it's losing ground in Congress to other pressing issues.
Vice President Joe Biden has
By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - This is K Street on steroids.
South Carolinians will be celebrating President Barack Obama's inauguration with cocktails amid the Hope Diamond and dinosaur fossils at the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History. Minority government
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will host Afghan President Hamid Karzai (HAH'-mihd KAHR'-zeye) at the White House on Friday.
It's the first in-person meeting for the two leaders since Obama won re-election. His victory meant the continuation of his administration's plans to
By JIM ABRAMSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday that he misspoke when he suggested in a Senate speech that damage from Superstorm Sandy was worse than that inflicted by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
In a short statement released by his office, the Nevada
By LARA JAKESAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - John Brennan was headed for the priesthood when, while sitting idly on a bus as a student at Fordham University in the 1970s, he stumbled on a recruiting ad for the CIA. Now, after years of poring through intelligence, trekking with Mideast
By NEDRA PICKLERThe Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The low-cost tickets to President Barack Obama's inaugural ball were mistakenly put on sale a day early and are now sold out.
Inaugural officials say the limited number of $60 tickets to the Jan. 21 ball that were supposed to go on sale
By EILEEN SULLIVANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - People who lived in the two states that saw the most deadly U.S. mass shootings in 2012 were less enthusiastic about buying new guns at the end of the year than those in most other states, according to an Associated Press analysis of new FBI data