And in May 2011, then-senator John Kerry, who ended up succeeding her as secretary of state, wrote from his iPad to tell her of his dinner with Afghan president Hamid Karzai. But Clinton said that the passport application must “retain the presumption of a mother and...
Senate Democrats thwarted a Republican effort to ban late-term abortions on Tuesday as GOP leaders strained to avoid a government shutdown in eight days over the dispute – all against a tangled backdrop of presidential politics.
Late Thursday they agreed on a party-line 245-186 vote to a measure specifying that Obama had not properly submitted all documents related to the accord for Congress’ review, and therefore a 60-day review clock had not really started.
Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said during a speech on the Senate floor Tuesday that he is “astounded” the legislative chamber would sign off on the Iranian nuclear deal without first reading the agreement.
Turnbull split his coalition and lost the party leadership in 2009 over his support for a then-Labor Party government’s proposal to make industrial polluters pay for the carbon gas emissions that they produced through an emissions permit trading scheme.
Turnbull’s predecessor Tony Abbott was criticised for having only one woman among his 20 ministers: Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, who was instrumental in ousting Abbott in a party vote on Monday. In addition, the global community has started giving Australia a wary look,...
PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull will name his new ministry line-up on Sunday afternoon, ending rampant speculation of who’s in and who’s out. His track record, in fact, is one of being far less consultative with colleagues than many have liked.