- In Obama's final year, Senate is slow to act on his nominees Updated: Feb-05-16 5:28 pm
WASHINGTON - If you wear combat fatigues to work, then your nomination is almost sure to sail through the Senate. If not, you're likely in for a long wait.
- Capitol Hill Buzz: Cruz disrupts Senate from campaign trail Updated: Feb-03-16 6:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is blocking President Barack Obama's nominees in the Senate - from up north, in New Hampshire.
- Kerry, Lavrov try to settle differences over Syrian talks Updated: Jan-20-16 10:56 am
ZURICH - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met on Wednesday in hopes of resolving differences over who is eligible to join U.N.-mediated peace talks for Syria due to begin next week. Those differences have threatened to delay the start of the negotiations.
- Kerry heading to Europe, Middle East, Asia next week Updated: Jan-15-16 2:22 pm
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry will be heading back to Europe next week at the start of an around-the-world diplomatic mission that will also take him to the Middle East and Asia.