The legal team for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl on Monday asked to have the charges against the former prisoner of war dismissed, arguing comments made by Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain violated his due process rights. Bergdahl, 30, is facing a court-martial with a...
Democratic National Convention live updates: Tim Kaine officially nominated for vice president July 27, 2016, 2:18 p.m. On the third day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention:• Watch live with us.• President Obama will headline the roster of speakers tonight, along with Vice President Joe...
Mr. Clinton believes that Mr. Kaine, a former governor and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has the right domestic and national security résumé.
Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain invited Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee, McCain said on Thursday. During a hearing on cybersecurity, McCain, who is the chairman of the committee, called...Show More Summary
Gen. Hawk Carlisle, the Air Combat Command commander, discussed the importance of air superiority and the need to assure it by modernizing the combat air force during a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcommittee in Washington, D.C., July 13. This is the second of two hearings where ACC
A conservative group is calling on the House Armed Services Committee to support legislation that would allow members of the U.S. military to protect Afghan boys from being sexually abused and tortured at the hands of ally fighters.
Dave Majumdar Security, Who do you believe? The United States Marine Corps’ top aviation officer offered an upbeat assessment of the Lockheed Martin F-35B Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) to the House Armed Services Committee during his testimony on July 6. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed two senior generals to lead the Air Force and the command responsible for military operations in Africa. Waldhauser is a Marine Corps general who told the Senate Armed Services Committee recently he is not aware the U.S. has an "overall grand strategy" for Libya.
As Pride Month comes to an end, we'd like to spotlight this wonderful inclusive statement from the Japanese American Service Committee, our neighbors with offices at 4427 North Clark. It reads: "Like many Americans throughout the United...Show More Summary
By Nick Turse / TomDispatch Somehow, between 2015 and 2016, more than 200 missions from 2014 simply vanished. And the Senate Armed Services Committee apparently hasn’t bothered to ask for clarification.
BECAUSE WE HAVE WAY MORE THAN WE NEED? Here’s Why Congress Wants To Fire So Many Generals. The Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) recently proposed a 25% reduction across the board for general officers. The bill would cut the number of four star officers from 41 to 27, representing one of the largest reductions in […]
HR 5424, intended to make life even easier for potential securities law abusers, got considerable support from Democrats on the Financial Services Committee.
Dan Grazier Security, Even the price is 'stealthy.' The Senate Armed Services Committee issued a severe blow to transparency and fiscal responsibility last month. In a closed-door vote, they eliminated a requirement to disclose the development cost of the Air Force’s new B-21 stealth bomber. Show More Summary
Congressman Jeb Hensarling, chairman of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, discusses his proposal to replace the sweeping Wall Street reforms of the Dodd Frank Act, which was passed after the 2008 crisis. The Texas Republican...Show More Summary
(AP) — U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes became the first political casualty of a newly redrawn Virginia congressional map Tuesday, as the senior member of the House Armed Services Committee lost a sharp-elbowed primary against a young challenger...Show More Summary
If there’s one thing the financial services industry hates, it’s adult supervision. Last week, Rep. Jeb Hensarling, a Texas Republican who serves as chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, unveiled a plan that he said would rectify the “grave mistake” that was the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act,...
(June 9, 2016 02:42 PM, by Scott Sumner) There's a new Congressional proposal for banking reform: NEW YORK - House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) today unveiled details of the Financial CHOICE Act - the Republican plan to replace the Dodd-Frank Act and promote economic growth.Â ... (3 COMMENTS)
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling is aiming at rules created after the 2008 financial crisis. Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren calls the plan a "wet kiss" for the big banks.
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen held a meeting on Sunday with John McCain, the chairman of the US Senate Armed Services Committee, and urged the United States to continue selling defensive weapons to Taiwan, local media reported.
The Senate Armed Services Committee has crafted a bipartisan plan to streamline the military's Balkanized command chain, including reducing the number of generals by 25%.