Michèle Flournoy was viewed as a front-runner to replace Chuck Hagel.
The Senate VA chairman says the healthcare director "acted dishonorably."
Pentagon press secretary reiterated need for nonlethal arms.
He was what the White House needed, just not what it wanted.
The fighting vehicles could be placed in nations near or bordering Russia.
Director Sharon Helman was "formally removed" from her position.
Conservative senator says Obama should give the independent "full and fair consideration."
Rebecca Richards faced skepticism during an online chat.
Hagel's surprise resignation as Defense secretary is stirring rampant speculation.
McConnell calls for leader to "think creatively," Boehner wants leader to handle threats.
"Believe me, he was up to the job," McCain said.
Obama is making the move because of concerns Hagel is not equipped for ISIS fight.
The Air Force said the fighter squadron will support Operation Inherent Resolve.
Rep. Adam Schiff said "little or no advance appears to have been made" on crucial issues.
House Foreign Affairs Committee ranking member says "we need to stand together with France."
New Hampshire's senators question whether the agency is following congressional intent.
President Obama is seeking to close the detention center before leaving office.
"Sometimes being a leader means knowing when to go," a Defense official said.
Talk had shifted from budget to ISIS at Pentagon.
The senator introduced a bill giving tax breaks to U.S. troops fighting the Ebola outbreak in West...
Secretary of State John Kerry said the negotiations will be extended for seven months.
The Rhode Island Democratic senator had been mentioned as a possibility to replace Hagel.
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) said she is "deeply troubled" by the Obama administration's decision to...
Sen. Kirk says Graham is right about Intelligence report on Benghazi.