Sep 10, 2014

Obama to deliver prime-time address on taking on Islamic State

President Barack Obama sought support from congressional leaders Tuesday for a broad and potentially lengthy military campaign to root out violent extremists in Iraq and Syria, a day before outlining his plans to the American people in a rare prime-time address. The president’s strategy ...

Sep 9, 2014

U.S. lawmakers want Ukraine leader to address Congress

Top U.S. senators on Monday pressed for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to address a joint session of Congress when he visits Washington on Sept. 18. Kiev’s government and military are facing pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine and U.S. lawmakers want President Barack Obama’s administration ...

Aug 1, 2014

Witness testifies in U.S. Congress about atrocities in Syria

Graphic images of emaciated and bloodied corpses in the Syrian civil war were presented to uncharacteristically silent members of Congress Thursday as a former military photographer testified about the signs of savagery he witnessed. Codenamed “Caesar,” the man appeared before the House Foreign Affairs ...

Jul 31, 2014

Republicans ready to push lawsuit against Obama

Republicans were ready to approve legislation Wednesday authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his signature health care law. The lawsuit was expected to pass through the House of Representatives on strictly party lines. Democrats ...

Dems cash in on anti-Obama chatter

Jul 30, 2014

Dems cash in on anti-Obama chatter

Impeaching President Barack Obama may be highly unlikely, but election-year chatter about it among conservatives has helped Democrats raise $1 million on Monday alone, their campaign chief said Tuesday. Since House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner announced plans in June to sue the president, ...