Originally published on Wed November 14, 2012 6:00 pm
Marine Gen. John Allen says he will "fully cooperate" with the Pentagon's Inspector General's investigation into his communication with Jill Kelley.
Allen has been at the center of a scandal that led to the resignation of CIA director and retired four-star general David Petraeus.
In a statement issued on his behalf by the Marine General Counsel, Allen also said he wants to resolve the matter in an expedient fashion.
Originally published on Wed November 14, 2012 5:49 pm
A president just re-elected has arguably the most political capital he's likely to have during his entire second term.
And President Obama clearly has some capital, though he didn't overtly refer to it or vow to "spend it," as his predecessor George W. Bush famously said upon his 2004 re-election.
Originally published on Wed November 14, 2012 6:17 pm
Members of a House subcommittee clashed repeatedly Wednesday with U.S. Food and Drug Commissioner Margaret Hamburg over the outbreak of meningitis caused by contaminated steroid injections.
Originally published on Wed November 14, 2012 8:12 pm
A liberal think-tank closely allied with the Obama administration is proposing a health care spending plan it says could save hundreds of billions of dollars in entitlement spending without hurting middle- and low-income patients.
Originally published on Wed November 14, 2012 5:15 pm