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Lindsey Graham: Boston Bombings were an Intelligence Failure

Lindsey Graham: Boston Bombings were an Intelligence FailureChris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Cal(WASHINGTON) -- Speaking on CBS’s Face the Nation, Senator Lindsey Graham expressed his belief that the Boston Marathon bombings were the result of intelligence failures. Graham said that Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the dead bom...

Senator Schumer Hopes to See Deal on Immigration ‘By the End of the Week’

Senator Schumer Hopes to See Deal on Immigration ‘By the End of the Week’Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Senator Chuck Schumer, speaking on CBS’s Face the Nation, announced that he is hoping to see a bipartisan deal on immigration by the end of the week, though other senators are less optimistic. “There ...

Sens. McCain, Graham: Obama Committed to Immigration Reform

Sens. McCain, Graham: Obama Committed to Immigration ReformABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Republican senators struck an optimistic tone on Tuesday following a meeting with President Obama, expressing confidence he's committed to passing a comprehensive immigration reform.The president sat down with John McCain (Ariz....

Sens. McCain, Graham to Meet with Obama on Immigration

Sens. McCain, Graham to Meet with Obama on ImmigrationChris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama on Tuesday will meet with the two top Republicans who are leading the Senate effort to draft comprehensive immigration reform legislation.Obama will sit down at the White House Tuesday afterno...

Sen. Graham Threatens to Hold Up Vote on Hagel, Brennan Nominations

Sen. Graham Threatens to Hold Up Vote on Hagel, Brennan NominationsKAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Lindsey Graham says until he knows exactly how President Obama acted immediately after the U.S consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was attacked last Sept. 11, he will attempt to hold up confirmation votes on ...

Graham Says No Debt Ceiling Increase Without Entitlement Reform

Graham Says No Debt Ceiling Increase Without Entitlement ReformKAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) – Sen. Lindsey Graham, (R-S.C.), said Sunday he would vote no to raise the debt ceiling, if concessions to reform Social Security and Medicare were not made, despite a previous statement by Graham to sugges...

Sen. Lindsey Graham: No Defense Cuts Until Iranian Nuclear Threat Ends

Sen. Lindsey Graham: No Defense Cuts Until Iranian Nuclear Threat EndsKAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Wartime is no time for defense cuts, says Lindsey Graham.The South Carolina senator told a conservative audience on Tuesday he would oppose defense cuts in any fiscal cliff deal because “we are at war....

Sen. Lindsey Graham Rejects Amb. Susan Rice’ Self-Defense

Sen. Lindsey Graham Rejects Amb. Susan Rice’ Self-DefenseABC News(NEW YORK) -- Sen. Lindsey Graham, (R-S.C.), said Sunday he does not believe that U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice relied on the most accurate information from the intelligence community when she provided a public explanation fo...

GOP Senators Express Dissatisfaction in ‘Disrespectful’ Benghazi Briefing

GOP Senators Express Dissatisfaction in ‘Disrespectful’ Benghazi BriefingState Dept(WASHINGTON) -- Expressing further dissatisfaction with the thoroughness of the briefing on Benghazi they received from Secretary of State Clinton Thursday, two Republican Senators chastised the Obama administration for their “disrespec...

Republicans Take Aim at Pillar of GOP Tax Policy

Republicans Take Aim at Pillar of GOP Tax PolicyNICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Taxpayer Protection Pledge has been the gold standard of Republican tax orthodoxy for decades.Known informally as “The Pledge” and cooked up by conservative strategist Grover Norquist in 198...

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