Holder lays out timetable "so that by early February we'd have a new attorney general," while Earnest defends lame-duck nods.
Lawmakers also contend that the EPA may be running afoul of the Anti-Lobbying Act in drive to regulate all waters with downstream connections.
Despite U.S. trying to develop "alternative livelihoods" for Afghan farmers, opium is winning big.
Intelligence Committee member Nunes, gunning for chairmanship in the next Congress, talks to PJM about White House terror narratives and "al-Qaeda 6.0."
White House: Dem Operative Was Obama’s First Choice for Ebola Czar, Shows ‘Tenacious Approach’ to Outbreak
Congress reacts to Obama's "unserious gesture at an incredibly serious moment"; calls mount to reconvene.
Says he kissed nurses who cared for earlier patients at Emory: "It is not like the flu; it is not airborne."
Six Months After Girls’ Kidnapping, White House Says It’s Backing ‘Holistic’ Strategy Against Boko Haram
Including counseling and TV programming "with themes that reject violent extremism"; U.S. ambassador says it’s "hard to believe" terrorists "motivated by religion."
Texas Dem on new screening procedures: "Can it not be assumed that someone comes here from Liberia, that they've been in contact?"
Admin wants media focus on its Iraq strategy. House chairman says that's exactly the problem.
Terrorist advance "has evolved over a period of weeks in broad daylight" and flooded Turkey with refugees. Psaki says airstrikes took out a few ISIS vehicles.
‘We Don’t Have a Lot of Margin for Error’: Obama Announces ‘Additional Passenger Screening’ After Senators’ Requests
"The chances of an Ebola outbreak in the United States is extremely low," he says, calling the virus a "national security priority."
"No one will allow those illegal acts that violate public order," Chinese foreign minister warns while standing next to Kerry.
Cornyn to PJM: Time for ‘Arguments Within the Family… Has Passed’ If Conservatives Want to Win Senate
Minority whip on what comes after Holder's resignation, where the Senate is moving with Syria, Reid's strategies, and "pretty good" midterm chances.
"When it comes to America and Islam, there is no us and them. There is only us," he tells UN, warning ISIS to "leave the battlefield while they can."
White House won't provide "granular detail" about training cell managed by Zawahiri's deputy as P5+1 nuclear talks resume.
Twenty days before the caliphate was created, Anne Patterson said "we can do much" to "contain and roll back the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant."
"It's about taking out a network, decimating and discrediting a militant cult masquerading as a religious movement," Kerry testifies.
Elders warn of no less than “the total annihilation of the inhabitants of Borno" as terrorists reportedly surround state capital.
Lawmakers Offer Cautious Support to Obama’s ISIS Strategy, Don’t Want Congress Left Out Or Half-Measures
At least one vulnerable Dem says no to arming rebels, while other members want more details or worry about plan's implementation.
Senators study equipment grants in wake of Ferguson response: "You just shouldn't be giving out mine-resistant vehicles," Rand Paul said. "Bayonets, there's no excuse."
"Army permits deadly enemies and their sympathizers to get federal dollars which can be used to buy the means to kill our troops."
Terrorist group's new "caliphate" makes lightning-fast gains, closing in on a state capital that, if seized, would tear Nigeria apart and create a huge al-Qaeda base.
While State Department official gives hint at administration strategy: counting on tribal leaders to tire of ISIS.
Dempsey says terror group "can be contained, not in perpetuity" -- as ISIS threatens to exterminate Turkmen town under siege.
Numbers questions: Ten of thousands stranded on mountain, 1,000 evacuated per night over past week, now U.S. estimates 5,000 remain.