She stopped short of calling for Pierson’s resignation.
The government shutdown a year ago was supposed to kill GOP chances this November. It didn’t.
With midterm elections looming, the GOP was already seeking leverage points in the nomination process to replace U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
It’s going to get worse.
DEBRIEF | Many believe the short debate sent a bad signal for a body held in low regard by the public.
The plan calls for training and equipping moderate rebels in hopes of stemming the growing threat.
Democratic leaders are at odds with many rank-and-file lawmakers, who want a large war powers debate during the lame duck session.
The 273-to-156 vote revealed broad misgivings in both parties about the strategy’s chances of success.
DEBRIEF | Signs of reluctance show how the post-9/11 politics of war have changed.
The chamber’s GOP leaders expect to approve President Obama’s request for authority