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John Mchugh

Army Secretary Considers Drafting Women For Service

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics

If the U.S. military prioritizes "true and pure equality," women might eventually have to register for the draft. So said Army Secreta...

Fort Hood Shooting: What We Know About Ivan Lopez

David Lohr | Posted 04.03.2014 | Crime

An initial portrait of Ivan Lopez, the Iraq War veteran allegedly responsible for the mass shooting Wednesday afternoon at Fort Hood, is slowly emergi...

Army Hit Hard By Budget Cuts, Fiscal Uncertainty

Reuters | Posted 12.21.2013 | Politics

By David Alexander WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Two years of budget cuts and fiscal uncertainty have forced the U.S. Army to greatl...

Army Weapons Programs Hit Hard By Cuts: 'Some, We'll Have To Cancel'

Reuters | Posted 12.21.2013 | Politics

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - U.S. defense budget cuts will affect the Army's plan to develop a ...

Max J. Rosenthal

Lack Of A Federal Budget Hurts Army Families | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the Army's highest leaders in attendance, families of soldiers gathered at the annual meeting of the Association of United States A...

Army Backtracks On Relaxed 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Enforcement

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Reversing course, Army Secretary John McHugh warned soldiers Thursday that they still can be discharged for acknowledging they are ...

Army Secretary John McHugh Nixes SUNY-Oswego Graduation To Defuse Protest

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

OSWEGO, N.Y. — Army Secretary John McHugh says he won't attend a New York state university's commencement because a planned protest against the ...

Here Comes That 3rd Party ...

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Hoping for a 3rd party to come along, and do away with the two party paradigm? Well, stay tuned because something is happening in a New York congressi...

On Don't Ask Don't Tell, Army's Ready, So What's the Hold-up?

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

Here's an idea: Let's just keep our best troops, no matter what their background or orientation. Momentum is picking up in Congress behind that notion, but we still need the President to make his move.

House Republicans Fiercely Divided Over Dede Scozzafava New York Bid | Reid Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The House GOP conference is bitterly divided over a centrist New York Republican's run for the House seat vacated by Army Secretary John McHugh. ...

Secretary Of The Army: Military Ready To Lift Ban On Openly Gay Service

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with the Army Times published Sunday, Secretary of the Army John McHugh indicated that the army would be ready to lift the ban on gays...

With McHugh at the Helm, Christian Fundamentalist Permeation of the Army Likely to Continue

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

John McHugh's record in Congress indicates that he is no friend of the protections guaranteed by the First Amendment.

John McHugh, GOP Congressman, Obama's Pick For Army Secretary

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) - A White House official says President Barack Obama will nominate Republican Rep. John McHugh as secretary of the Army. McHugh has r...

Peter King: "Democratic Hacks" Are "Out To Get Me" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Congressman Peter King responded to a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee radio ad in a taped video statement released yesterday. ...

Ryan Grim

Which Congressman Did NSA Try To Wiretap Without A Warrant? | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The National Security Agency sought to wiretap a member of Congress without a warrant, the New York Times reported Thursday. The paper couldn't determ...

Obama's Iraq: All Troops Out By 2011? Not So Fast

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy Scahill

The contradiction between President Obama's speech at Camp Lejeune and his rhetoric before he was elected should serve as a warning to those who take his words at face value.

Iraq and Afghanistan: Consider the Alternative

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

It's become so banal that the so-called Progressive Obama can admit to keeping 35,000-50,000 armed troops in Iraq and the mainstream media accepts that this is a responsible, sane plan.

Officials: Obama plans Iraq pullout by Aug 2010

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama told lawmakers on Thursday he plans to withdraw most American troops from Iraq by August 2010 but leave tens...

Hillary: I'm Going To Iraq This Weekend...

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and two other lawmakers are headed to Iraq this weekend as Congress engages in fierce debate over President Bush's plan to...

Viggo Mortensen Stumps For NY Candidate...

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Actor Viggo Mortensen is on a three-day fundraising tour for Robert Johnson, the Democrat challenging U.S. Rep. John McHugh (news, bio, voting record)...