To hear Chuck Hagel’s detractors tell it, he’s a corrupt, anti-woman, anti-gay, anti-Israel, Iranian-loving, Castro-loving chicken-hawk who will hide behind his two Vietnam Purple Hearts as he slashes the Pentagon budget and …
From stone-throwing protester to law-making senator; from an awkward loner to the darling of his colleagues; and now from critic to champion of Obama foreign policy, Kerry has always moved outside-in.
Clinton’s testimony before Congress produced plenty of heat but little new light. Hillary’s history at State likely won’t bear a Benghazi asterisk, and she awaits a new chapter unburdened.
Senator Bob Menendez, an Iran hawk, Iraq dove, pro-immigration, pro-embargo Cuban American, will most likely be the next chair of the Foreign Relations Committee.
Ask Saxby Chambliss, the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee, if his panel is going to investigate former CIA Director David Petraeus’s affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, and he sounds downright regretful.
On Monday night, just two weeks and a day before the election, President Barack Obama and Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney will square off for the third debate in Boca Raton, Florida.
Though Gotham is full of visiting heads of government and state, the President is meeting no one this time around. Is it insurance against possible gaffes? Or just a broader excuse not to meet the Prime Minister of Israel?