Hagel wrote memo to White House criticizing Syria strategy
Earlier this month, while on an trip to Latin America to discuss climate change, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel sat down and wrote a highly private, and very blunt memo to National Security Advisor Susan Rice about U.S. policy toward Syria.
DHS inspector general resigned after prostitution sting
David Nieland, who helped draw attention to what he said were shortcomings in the government's probe of a Secret Service prostitution scandal, resigned from his job at the Department of Homeland Security inspector general on Aug. 9, months after he was caught up police prostitution sting.
RNC: Rand Paul 'tip of the spear' to prod the GOP
A day after Rand Paul said the Republican Party's brand "sucks," the chairman of the Republican National Committee politely described the first-term senator as someone who's "a real tip of the spear when it comes to challenging our party about growth."
Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie once again flashed the pugnacious attitude that's made him a gladiator to some and a bully to others on Wednesday, telling a heckler to "sit down and shut up."
7 times Democrats wished Barack Obama would go away
With President Barack Obama's approval rating hovering in the low to mid-40s -- it was 45% in CNN/ORC International's recent poll --Democrats in tough contests are largely keeping their distance from the president's tarnished reputation.