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Sam Stein

The Surprising Reason Secretary Of State Speculation Worries Dems

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama's presumed nomination of Susan Rice for secretary of state continues to face controversy over the administrati...

Joshua Hersh

Libya Attack Controversy Becomes Full-Fledged Political Football

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The attack on an American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, last month, became the subject of intense political wrangling on Sunda...

Janell Ross

John McCain Compares Libya Controversy To Watergate

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R- Ariz.) on Sunday compared the growing debate over what the Obama administration knew about the crisis at the U.S. consulate in Be...

McCain Slams Jay Carney On Libya, Urges Him To "Grow A Beard"

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) sharply criticized clean-shaven White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday, for his statements on the situation in ...

Jennifer Bendery

John McCain: Libya Attacks On U.S. Officials Were Planned By Terrorists

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he suspects last week's attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya were planned in advance and...

Michael McAuliff

Rep. Allen West Blames Obama For Libya Attack

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) piled onto a right-wing push Wednesday to blame President Barack Obama for attacks on U.S. diplomatic posts in ...

Libya After Gaddafi Could Mean Good News For Obama, U.S. Economy

AP | By JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The dramatic advance of Libyan rebels over the forces of longtime strongman Muammar Gaddafi offers vindication, at least for now, f...

Senate Takes Up Libya Resolution

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate Democratic leaders abandoned plans for a test vote Tuesday on authorizing the U.S. military operation against Libya as Repub...

Jennifer Bendery

Corker: White House's 'Cute Arguments' No Excuse For Bypassing Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a resolution backing President Barack Obama on Libya, despite Re...

Amanda Terkel

Mitch McConnell Explains GOP Isolationism

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) expects the Senate to soon debate and vote on the conflict in Libya, although he is refus...

Senators Introduce Libya Resolution Authorizing U.S. Involvement

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two top senators are pushing a resolution authorizing a limited role for the U.S. military in Libya. Foreign Relations Committee...

John McCain: U.S. Should Have Used Greater Force In Libya

AP | Posted 07.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. John McCain says the fighting in Libya might be over by now if the U.S. had used greater force against Moammar Gadh...

Senate Dems, Republicans Agree To Libya Resolution

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Top Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed Monday on a resolution backing limited U.S. involvement in the NATO-led military campai...

McCain: Libyan Rebels Are My 'Heroes'

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 06.22.2011 | World

BENGHAZI, Libya — U.S. Sen. John McCain, one of the strongest proponents in Congress of the American military intervention in Libya, said Friday...

John McCain, Carl Levin Back Obama On Libya Military Action

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The top Democrat and Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee say President Barack Obama was right to use military force i...

Jason Linkins

John McCain Was In Favor Of Supplying Military Aid To Gaddafi Before He Was For Supplying Military Aid To The Forces Looking To Topple Gaddafi

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During his 2010 reelection campaign, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) frequently made great sport of his rival, J.D. Hayworth, for Hayworth's tendency to mi...

John McCain: Libya Military Strikes Averted 'Horrible Blood Bath'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain says the military strikes against Libya were necessary because there would have been "a horrible blood bath" under...

Amanda Terkel

McCain To Obama: 'Get Tough' On Libya

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Ct.) both criticized President Obama's response to the crisis in Libya on Sunday, sayin...