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- Russia’s neighbors shiver amid Putin’s Cold War moves in Ukraine
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- China announces biggest military hike in 3 years: We are not ‘boy scouts with spears’
By Tammy Bruce
Topic - John Mccain
Bowing to the Pentagon, the Senate agreed after impassioned debate Thursday to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders in a struggle that highlighted the growing role of women in Congress.
No one can ever really have the final word at the Conservative Political Action Conference. The three-day event is too massive and too intense to be defined by a single statement, except maybe "a good time was had by all."
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, defended the Pentagon’s proposal to trim military strength on Wednesday, while also asking lawmakers for additional funding for training and weapons upgrades.
The year the American Conservative Union began, Ronald Reagan was a newly minted Republican, Nikita Khrushchev had been recently ousted as leader of the Soviet Union, and the U.S. was just beginning to deepen its involvement in the Vietnam War.
President Obama urged Russia on Tuesday to stop "meddling" in Ukraine and withdraw its troops from Crimea, but a defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin said sanctions threatened by the West won't prevent him from defending his country's interests with its troubled neighbor.
While most political candidates are fiercely competing for votes against opponents across the aisle, one gubernatorial candidate is fighting in the ring against himself.
The head of the National Security Agency warned Congress on Thursday that cyberattacks "are coming" and that American is not ready for them.
Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday vetoed a Republican bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination and subjected Arizona to blistering criticism from major corporations and political leaders from both parties.
The Republican governor's decision came amid a national outcry against Senate Bill 1062, led by gay-rights leaders who said the bill essentially legalized discrimination against homosexuals.
National Security Adviser Susan Rice appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday and said that when she had appeared on several news outlets back in September 2012 to state that the attack on an American diplomatic installation in Benghazi was a "spontaneous reaction" to an American-made film.
Lawmakers signaled a difficult battle ahead for the Obama administration's plan to dramatically overhaul the nation's military, voicing opposition Tuesday to proposed cuts in benefit packages, long-standing weapons programs and bases that mean money and jobs across America.
McCain's frustration with Bob Work and Christine Wormuth mounted during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Tuesday morning when they failed to provide adequate responses to questions he was asking.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is feeling the heat after returning Tuesday to Phoenix from the National Governors Association meeting in Washington, D.C., and it's not just the change in the climate.
Sen. John McCain said the fast-moving situation in Ukraine can be resolved but that the United States must not underestimate Russian President Vladimir Putin and his belief that Ukraine is still part of Russia.
A Florida Panhandle community is honoring the late Medal of Honor recipient Bud Day with a memorial walking path.
John McCain was pleased by Hillary's outburst, and agrees with her that Mr. Putin's abuse of Ukraine "is the same thing that Hitler did prior to World War II."
China announced just last week a 12.2 percent increase in its defense budget, its biggest raise in three years, Mr. McCain said.