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Lead senators upbeat Congress will avoid shutdown, CR, but DoD taking no chances

Senate leaders say they are advancing long-overdue spending legislation for 2017 to avert both a gov…

Senate votes to approve Montenegro's admission into NATO

Montenegro is set to become NATO's newest member after the U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly to ratif…

McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as 'windfall' for Tehran

Aiming to prove their commitment to Israel, senior U.S. lawmakers are backing bipartisan legislation…

Montenegro's bid to join NATO clears U.S. Senate hurdle

Montenegro is on the verge of becoming NATO's newest member after ratification of the tiny Balkan na…

US Air Force secretary nominee discloses financial details

U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick for Air Force secretary will have to divest stock from 16 defense…

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Lead senators upbeat Congress will avoid shutdown, CR, but DoD taking no chances

Senate leaders say they are advancing long-overdue spending legislation for 2017 to avert both a gov…

Senate votes to approve Montenegro's admission into NATO

Montenegro is set to become NATO's newest member after the U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly to ratif…

McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as 'windfall' for Tehran

Aiming to prove their commitment to Israel, senior U.S. lawmakers are backing bipartisan legislation…

Montenegro's bid to join NATO clears U.S. Senate hurdle

Montenegro is on the verge of becoming NATO's newest member after ratification of the tiny Balkan na…

US Air Force secretary nominee discloses financial details

U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick for Air Force secretary will have to divest stock from 16 defense…

Senators press Mattis, Tillerson on India defense deals

A bipartisan pair of key senators are pressing the Trump administration to approve two defense deals…

US Senate to vote on Montenegro NATO membership

The U.S. Senate is set to vote next week on the ratification of Montenegro as the newest member of N…

Senators want Sinai Peninsula reclassified as a war zone

The designation would allow hundreds of U.S. troops stationed there to get a break on payroll taxes.…

Justice Department investigates Rep. Duncan Hunter

The Justice Department is investigating California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter for possible campai…

After delay, Trump's Air Force secretary pick to get Senate hearing

President Trump’s nominee for Air Force secretary is headed to the Senate for a hearing in the Senat…

EUCOM commander: US needs stronger response to Russian disinformation

The U.S. has not done enough to reinforce NATO’s nascent efforts to fight Russia’s prolific propagan…

Defense budget prospects a murky tale of 'irresistible forces and immovable objects'

The open-ended nature of budget deliberations was evident at the McAleese/Credit Suisse, where lawma…

Key congressional Republicans grow frustrated with Defense Secretary Mattis

Many members of Congress from both parties saw the calm, calculated retired general as a solid pick…

Mattis: Big defense spending boost needed now to fix readiness woes

The defense secretary defended Trump's military budget plan before the Senate on Wednesday, but face…

Democrats hammer Trump budget plan with DoD efficiency study

Democratic lawmakers used a Pentagon efficiency study that claimed $125 billion in potential savings…

US Rep. Wilson backs tough talk on North Korea

Days after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that the military “option is on the table" to sto…