U.S. Congress

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 07:40
There was a new feeling on the Senate side of the Capitol late last week that the chamber would begin work on the Senate Armed Services Committee-passed 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in September.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:08
US House and Senate staffers will meet throughout August to hammer out a compromise Pentagon policy bill as a fallback plan should the latter chamber fail to pass its version.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 07:54
Republicans and Democrats showed a rare display of bipartisanship last week when members of both parties criticized the Pentagon’s $58.6 billion war budget request, but experts say Congress will likely approve the measure.
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 07:45
Pentagon officials defended their request for $60 billion in war funds before the House Budget Committee on Thursday as lawmakers accused them of trying to avoid budget caps and congressional scrutiny.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 07:19
US House Armed Services Committee leaders struck a skeptical — and bipartisan — tone about a $5 billion counterterrorism program proposed by President Barack Obama.