More big-name Republicans abandon Trump

May 7, 2016

More big-name Republicans abandon Trump

Big-name GOP leaders piled on Friday against Donald Trump in an extraordinary show of Republican-vs.-Republican discontent over his winning the party’s presidential nomination. Trump just shrugged it off, declaring they didn’t really matter when compared to all the voters who turned out to vote ...

Apr 19, 2015

Republican hopefuls bicker over America's role in world

Republican presidential hopefuls clashed over foreign policy at a conference Saturday in New Hampshire, a small Northeastern state that plays an outsized role in the presidential nominating process. Sen. Rand Paul, a first-term senator from Kentucky, lashed out at military hawks in the Republican ...

Aug 11, 2014

Lawmakers weigh U.S. role against Islamic fighters

Islamic militants’ growing influence in Iraq and Syria is a threat to Americans, lawmakers from both political parties agreed Sunday even as they sharply disagreed on what role the United States should play in trying to crush them. President Barack Obama last week approved ...

Senator says 4,700 killed by drones

Feb 22, 2013

Senator says 4,700 killed by drones

A U.S. senator has said an estimated 4,700 people, including some civilians, have been killed in the contentious bombing raids of America’s secretive drone war, media reported Wednesday. It was the first time a lawmaker or any government representative had referred to a total ...