April 12, 2013

Shimkus, Davis, Weigh in on Obama Budget Plan

A downstate Illinois Congressman says President Barack Obama is taking a ‘realistic’ approach in his fiscal budget.  But a fellow Republican calls cuts to Medicare and Social Security 'irresponsible.'


Robert Mueller
(Susan Walsh/AP)
April 04, 2013

The Hunt for a New FBI Director

Robert Mueller became FBI director just days before the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Since then, he's been the U.S. government's indispensable man when it comes to national security.


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Julia Pierson
(U.S. Secret Service)
March 26, 2013

Obama Gives Secret Service Its 1st Female Director

President Barack Obama on Tuesday named veteran Secret Service agent Julia Pierson as the agency's first female director, signaling his desire to change the culture at the male-dominated service, which has been marred by scandal.


Vice President Joe Biden swears in CIA Director John Brennan
(David Lienemann/The White House)
March 08, 2013

John Brennan Is Sworn In As CIA Director

John Brennan has been sworn in as the director of the CIA, becoming the third key member of President Barack Obama's new national security team.


John Brennan
(J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
March 07, 2013

Senate Clears Brennan as CIA Chief

John Brennan wins Senate confirmation to head the CIA after a late struggle that had more to do with presidential power to order drone strikes than his credentials to lead the spy agency.


Chuck Hagel being sworn into office
(MC1 Chad J. McNeeley/Office of the Secretary of Defense)
February 27, 2013

Hagel Takes Helm At Pentagon After Bitter Fight

Chuck Hagel took charge Wednesday of the Defense Department with deep budget cuts looming and Republican opponents still doubtful that he's up to the job.


February 17, 2013

GOP Foe of Hagel’s Nomination Says Let Vote Go On

President Barack Obama's pick to be defense secretary is unsuited to head the Pentagon, but Republican senators should stop stalling the nomination and allow a vote on Chuck Hagel, a leading opponent said Sunday.


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