A measure to ease detainee transfers was dropped from a compromise bill.
The senator's measure would authorize force but limit the use of ground troops.
Senators demanded that Congress authorize a use of military force before adjourning for the year.
The White House says sanctions legislation could "blow up" talks.
An aide said the administration "remains focused" on securing Alan Gross's release.
GOP Policy Committee calls for tougher stance, criticizes extended talks.
Suspected Nazi war criminals collected millions in Social Security benefits due to loophole.
Administration officials denied that Turkey is "complicit" in the influx of fighters.
Confirmation votes of Noah Mamet and Colleen Bradley Bell are expected Tuesday morning.
The possible 2016 contender called Benghazi the "definition of an intelligence failure."
Seventeen of the strikes were near the besieged Kurdish town of Kobani.
The World Food Program calls the lack of funding "disastrous."
"We're not going to do it," said Josh Earnest, amid reports Iran is striking ISIS.
The House committee is set to hold a hearing with State Department officials next week.
The senator said Obama called off a "very targeted, very brief" attack at the last minute.
It’s Daesh, not the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, to Secretary of State John Kerry.
The West should instead boost its assistance to Ukraine and put more pressure on Moscow.
Both parties called for Congress to impose additional sanctions on Iran.
Josh Earnest said they anticipated the bill would include "disappointing" provisions.
Neither are career diplomats, but each raised more than $500K for Obama in 2012.
Representative from 60 countries will meet in Brussels on Wednesday.
The senator said immigrant families were able to celebrate the holidays without fear.
Officials on World AIDS Day unveiled new initiatives to treat and prevent the disease.
DHS and FBI urged personnel to delete identifying info from social media.