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By Peter Szekely WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden's chances of winning Senate confirmation to head the CIA depend on how he explains his involvement in eavesdropping and data collection programs, two key senators said on Sunday. President George W.
The White House said on Sunday it was considering sending National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border only in a supportive role as a stopgap measure, but the idea got a mixed reception on Capitol Hill.
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden, nominated to be CIA director, won support from two independent-minded Republicans and words of encouragement from the leading Senate Democrat on Friday despite his role in a new domestic spying controversy.
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Air Force Gen. Michael Hayden, nominated to be CIA director, won public support from two independent-minded Republican senators on Friday despite revelations that he oversaw efforts to track the phone calls of tens of millions of Americans.
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A member of the powerful U.S. Senate Committees on Foreign Relations and Intelligence said on Thursday he doubted whether the United States would use military force to settle a row with Iran over its nuclear program.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - George W. Bush said on Monday he would spend the rest of his presidency working as hard as he could for the American people and would stay neutral in the battle among fellow Republicans to succeed him. Answering questions after a speech at the Paul H.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress was likely to pass a landmark nuclear energy deal with India, but the vote might be delayed until January after the American midterm elections, a leading senator said on Monday. Chuck Hagel, chairman of the U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Republican senators on Thursday filed a measure to require congressional investigators to study whether lobbying activities by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac further the companies' federally mandated mission of supporting homeownership. The measure from Nebraska Sen.
By Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A suspected nerve agent set off an alarm at a U.S. Senate office building on Wednesday night, forcing the evacuation of about 200 people, including several senators, police and witnesses said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Capitol Senate office building was evacuated on Wednesday for tests on a possible nerve agent, CNN reported. Sources said an initial test at the Russell Office Building was positive, although a second test on the agent was negative, the network reported.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.