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The Lighter Side of the Benghazi Hearing (Video)

Oct 22, 2015... While the tone of the House Select Committee on Benghazi's hearing with Hillary Rodham Clinton has largely remained somber or even emotional, there were lighter moments. During a line of questions from House Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, on whether a YouTube video sparked the 2012 attack at the U.S. embassy in Libya, the former first lady and secretary of State couldn't help but plug her 2014 biography.

Member, Staffer Face Off on Benghazi Committee (Updated)

Sep 4, 2015... Updated: 3:07 p.m. | Typically, partisan squabbles regarding the Select Committee on Benghazi are waged between the chairman and ranking member, Republican Trey Gowdy of South Carolina and Democrat Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland, respectively.

DoD: Russia 'On Wrong Side' of Syrian Civil War

Oct 30, 2015...Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter commented on the Russian involvement in the fight against the Islamic State terror group, going as far as saying they are on the wrong side of the war.

Carter Denies Combat Role After Iraq Rescue Mission

Oct 26, 2015...Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter gave more details on the first combat death since the 2011 Iraq withdrawal. Master Sgt. Joshua Wheeler was killed during a rescue mission of 70 hostages held by the Islamic State terror group.

Lawmakers Split on Refugee Vetting Process

Nov 17, 2015...Members of the Foreign Relations and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committees Sens. Bob Corker, Thomas R. Carper, Benjamin L. Cardin, Ron Johnson, Christopher S. Murphy and Chris Coons speak to CQ Roll Call about the Syrian refugee vetting process.

State Department Defends Syrian Refugee Program

Nov 17, 2015...State Department Spokesman Mark Toner said Monday the department is taking the concerns local governments have about taking in Syrian refugees “seriously.” He asserted that there is a “stringent security review that goes into accepting these refugees.”

Secret Service to Answer Tough Questions at Tuesday Hearing

Nov 16, 2015...U.S. Secret Service Director Joesph P. Clancy will testify during a joint committee hearing Tuesday on Capitol Hill, which is expected to focus on a recent Office of the Inspector General report, showing that Secret Service employees allegedly violated the Privacy Act and department policy by accessing Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s personal information.

Hoeven: Obama’s Keystone Decision 'Makes No Sense' (Audio)

Nov 12, 2015...North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven spoke to CQ Roll Call on Tuesday, criticizing President Obama’s decision on the Keystone XL pipeline.