The new funds would be used to hire 10,000 new clinical staff.
The Defense spending bill covers a $5B counterterror fund requested by Obama.
The U.S. must show that it is up to the challenge of trying high-profile terrorists in the American...
The Senate leader said negotiators are having “trouble” finding a deal.
A source said committee leadership intends to wrap up votes before the August recess.
The $490 billion spending bill would also keep Apache helicopters in the National Guard.
Advocates want Obama to take a stand on bills they say would unbridle the NSA.
It's not clear if the F-35 will appear at a prestigious air show that began Monday.
Committee members rejected an official's assertions that the backlog has been cut.
The Veterans Benefits Administration made a rash of mistakes dealing with the claims backlog.
IG to testify at Monday night hearing on Veterans Affairs troubles.
A full U.N.-inspected recount has been ordered.
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) on Wednesday slammed his fellow lawmakers for dragging their feet on...
Bergdahl's lawyer, Eugene Fidell, previously headed the National Institute of Military Justice.
A spokesman said they were "disappointed" but committed to the program.
The Arkansas Republican is calling on the Senate to halt overseas military pink slips.
Obama nominated Robert McDonald to lead the department three weeks ago.
Lawmakers have already begun to cram in legislative business before the August recess.
Should the U.S. use an expanded campaign of drone strikes in Iraq?
Negotiators are facing a Sunday deadline to reach a deal.
Lawmakers warn President Obama is shortchanging the military by calling it into action.
Advisers are now assessing the situation before possibility of recommendations.
Iraqi forces have been infiltrated by Iranian-backed Shiite and Sunni extremist groups.
The former senator highlights his own military service in the ad.