McCain said he'd "not vote for a budget" containing sequestration.
"I want to make sure we've thought everything through and that we have a plan that leads to success...
The agency said it would assess exports of drones on a “case-by-case basis.”
McCain presses to hear about Obama's strategy for dealing with group.
Some lawmakers worry the change will wreak havoc on farmers.
Army has been investigating whether solider kidnapped by Taliban had deserted.
The Guantanamo Bay prison camp is located in Cuba.
Obama's Pentagon nomination will "absolutely" be considered in January, McCain says.
Carter has been considered among the top candidates for the job.
Conservative senator says Obama should give the independent "full and fair consideration."
The president said he and Hagel began discussing a potential departure weeks ago.
Advocates say increased fees and payments for families would be burden.
"The time has come" for Ukraine to receive anti-tank missiles, said Derek Chollet.
Gabbard doesn't understand strategy behind briefing.
President Obama on Thursday signed a $24 million bill aimed at preventing suicide among military...
President attends farewell ceremony for Hagel at the Pentagon.
More than 150 tanks and fighting vehicles will go to Germany and other countries in Europe.
The agreement the U.S. has with Cuba over Guantánamo Bay prison could be revisited.
Coburn's objection would delay final vote on package until Thursday.
Chuck Hagel skipped the ceremony, saying the day should be about Ashton Carter.
Pentagon has struggled to produce records government and outside groups can accurately audit.
Talk had shifted from budget to ISIS at Pentagon.
Obama is making the move because of concerns Hagel is not equipped for ISIS fight.
The Pentagon wants to boost military out-of-pocket health fees and housing costs.