He said national defense is "most important thing that the federal government does.”
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The Pentagon is floating a new detailed proposal to overhaul the military’s pension system, Military Times reports.
Putin says Russia will not ignore calls for help after speaking with Obama.
In a long-awaited vote, the Senate on Thursday defeated Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s bid to take military sexual assault cases outside the chain of command.
Sen. Lindsey Graham casts doubt after presidential hopefuls backed Gillibrand's assault bill
Gillibrand's measure falls five votes short of the 60 needed to move forward.
John Brennan accused lawmakers of making "spurious allegations" about spying on staffers.
The response at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the defense budget was expectedly frosty, from both sides of the aisle.
Senators expressed alarm at allegations that the CIA might have spied on staffer work.
There is not a path forward for Congress to agree to a new round of military base closures, Senate Armed Services Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich.) told The Hill.