Stories by Jennifer Scholtes:
June 13, 2013
Top law enforcement and intelligence officials fiercely defended the Obama administrationís sweeping surveillance programs on Capitol Hill Thursday, emphasizing their legality, their record of success in thwarting terrorist attacks and the many opportunities lawmakers have had over the years to alter the programs that some are now criticizing as too intrusive.
Nov. 26, 2012
One of the Senateís strongest critics of Susan E. Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is changing his tune. Sen. James M. Inhofe, R-Okla., said Monday night that he would not necessarily oppose Rice if President Barack Obama nominates her as his next secretary of State.
Oct. 19, 2012
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Chairman Joseph I. Lieberman on Friday chided a leading Republican on his panel for divulging details of an unpublished investigation into the Secret Serviceís prostitution scandal this spring.