The protective detail will be administered by the Capitol Police.
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"There’s a lot of significant, complex situations going on," a White House spokesman says.
More than 57,000 employees were paid to stay home for a month or longer.
Martin Matishak 10/20/14 02:52 PM EDT
The Republican senators say an effective strategy against the militants "is still lacking."
“We are all vulnerable to humiliation," the former White House intern warns.
Jesse Byrnes 10/20/14 10:51 AM EDT
An earlier reported stated ISIS had captured fighter jets.
Kerry tried to reassure Turkey, which has concerns about arming Kurdish groups.
He said the media spotlight on a court nominee would prevent “shenanigans” in the Senate.
She says last week's congressional hearing was "shameful."
Obama said that he loved the law “intellectually.”