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Friends say Boehner not D.C. ‘insider’

Who is John Boehner? Among friends, he’s just one of the guys. Read the full story from CNN…

The Civil War taught us to fight for the right to be wrong

Twice before, the United States has celebrated major anniversaries of the Civil War, and twice before, a nervous sense of reticence governed the events. Fifty years after the guns fell…

Lindsey Graham Makes The Case For Strike On Iran

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — A leading U.S. senator on defense issues says any military strike on Iran to stop its nuclear program must also strive to take out Iran’s military…

U.S. may boost Yemen training after bomb plot: Gates

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The U.S. military may boost training of Yemeni forces as a way to put more pressure on al Qaeda following last month’s failed parcel bomb plot, Defense…

McCain looks bad in Bush book

The former president thinks he could have helped the Arizona senator. Read the full story from Politico…

Bush writes of anger, resolve after 9/11

The terrorist attacks on America on September 11, 2001, gave his administration a clear goal and him the resolve to find out who was responsible and “kick their ass,” former…

United States urges Fiji to return to democracy

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday urged Fiji’s military regime to return the Pacific island nation to democracy. Read the full story from Reuters…

Defense chief Gates backs push to end "don’t ask, don’t tell"

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Sunday he hoped the outgoing Congress would approve legislation ending the military’s ban on gays but was unsure of the prospects…

GOP Climate Change Deniers Running For House Energy Committee

The House Energy Committee is seeing an intense leadership fight, as four different Republicans are vying to take over the influential post from Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman (Calif.), who shepherded…

Pelosi confident she’ll be Dem leader

She calls for the party to modernize its message. Read the full story from Politico…