Benghazi

Susan Rice (AP Photo)

Obama names Rice as national security adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shaking up his national security team, President Barack Obama tapped diplomat Susan Rice as his national security adviser, defying Republicans who have vigorously criticized her faulty explanation about the attack on Americans […]

06/05/2013

John McCain

Sen. McCain exhorts Obama to address controversies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain says President Barack Obama is “mired” in a series of scandals and must find a way to surmount them. McCain tells CBS’s “This Morning” he believes “the president’s credibility […]

06/03/2013

US President Barack Obama

Text of President Obama speech on terrorism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s speech on the fight against terrorism at the National Defense University, as provided by the White House: It’s an honor to return to the National Defense University. Here, at […]

05/23/2013

Howard McKeon, US Representative of California (AP Photo)

McKeon: State didn’t ask for help before Benghazi

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior House Republican says U.S. military forces weren’t in a position to help those under attack at a U.S. diplomatic post in Libya because the State Department had failed to ask […]

05/21/2013

Former US Ambassador Thomas Pickering (AP Photo)

Ex-diplomat is asked to answer Benghazi questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee chairman on Wednesday asked a retired diplomat who helped lead an independent review of the attack against the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, if he will agree to […]

05/15/2013

US President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

Trio of troubles threatening Obama’s second term

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama seemed to lose control of his second-term agenda even before he was sworn in, when a school massacre led him to lift gun control to the fore. Now, as […]

05/14/2013

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Deadly car bomb strikes civilian area in eastern Libyan city of Bengahzi

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Officials have been giving conflicting casualty figure, but at least three people were killed in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi Monday when a car bomb exploded near a hospital in […]

05/13/2013

US President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

Obama calls GOP focus on Benghazi a ‘sideshow’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday denied Republican criticism that his White House was trying to cover up information about the deadly assault in Benghazi, Libya last year, as undeterred GOP lawmakers pressed […]

05/13/2013

President Barack Obama

Obama slams IRS targeting, defends Libya effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday called reports that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative groups “outrageous” and said anyone responsible should be held accountable. He pushed back strongly against fresh Republican criticism […]

05/13/2013

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifying at Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the attack on the consulate in Benghazi, Libya (AP Photo)

GOP ready to push Benghazi case into 2014, beyond

WASHINGTON (AP) – Steady drips of information about a horrific night in Libya are fueling Republican arguments and ads designed to fire up the conservative base and undercut the Democrats’ early favorite for president in […]

05/11/2013

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