It’s a bold move for a president coming two weeks after a humbling midterm defeat.
The nation's largest vets group says the action would make the U.S. an "open, soft target."
International negotiations don't appear set to reach a deal by Monday's deadline.
Rep. Tim Walz says he was denied a chance at a plum committee post.
Senate Intel leaders object to a plan to destroy emails from all but senior CIA staffers.
The Pentagon wants to boost military out-of-pocket health fees and housing costs.
Sen. Bill Nelson (Fla.) was the only Democrat to vote against an NSA reform measure.
The incoming House Armed Services chairman is warning of looming budget cuts.
What happens when they return, more radicalized and more experienced?
The Texas Republican will replace Rep. Buck McKeon as chairman.
The California Republican beat out Reps. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) and Pete King (R-N.Y.).
"The longer this goes, the more difficult it is as a practical matter," he said.
Why focus on Obama's immigration plan while ignoring overreach in national security?
Rep. Tim Walz says he has been "kicking around the idea" with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Defense officials warn budget caps threaten strategy.
Strike took place in northwest Syria and destroyed storage facility associated with group.
"It's something that we're looking at," Tony Blinken told senators.
Dempsey declined to say how much more the Pentagon needed.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) want an AUMF in the lame duck.
Lawmakers are debating raising pharmaceutical copays and housing allowances.
The two Republican senators want President Obama to reverse his previous position.
Homeland Security Chairman Mike McCaul drove to Cheney's home to discuss ISIS.
The Pentagon has yet to begin vetting Syrian groups to receive U.S. military help.
The administration is reviewing its hostage policies but says ransom will not be an option.