The Senate Intelligence Committee voted Tuesday to approve President Barack Obama’s pick to lead the CIA after winning a behind-the-scenes battle with the White House over access to a series of top-secret legal opinions that justify the use of lethal drone strikes against terror suspects, including American citizens. Full story
Like Willie Nelson, Kentucky’s junior senator has united peaceniks and warmongers, and plenty in between Full story
The Cruz-Paul bill would serve as the framework for an amendment to the continuing resolution. Full story
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nearly 13 hours after he started, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., ended a dramatic, old-fashioned filibuster early Thursday… Full story
If it wasn’t bizarre enough to hear Shakespeare, Patton, Jay-Z, and Wiz Khalifa quoted on the Senate floor this morning, Sen. Rand Paul’s nearly 13-hour old-school filibuster on drone warfare exposed this jarring irony: A constitutional scholar who rode his antiwar views to the White House stands defiantly to the right of the GOP — ...
The senator’s talkathon failed to make the White House come clean about drone strikes Full story
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