President Barack Obama’s effort to close the Guantanamo Bay prison camp, already stymied for five years, has been made more difficult by the swap that freed U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.
Former New Hampshire Attorney General Kelly Ayotte was declared the winner of her state’s Republican primary to replace Senator Judd Gregg , who is retiring, according to the Associated Press.
Republican Senator Kelly Ayotte said she’ll back a bipartisan rewrite of immigration law pending in the U.S. Senate.
President Barack Obama said the U.S. will cut its military presence in Afghanistan to almost zero over the next two years and redirect its efforts to combat the evolving nature of terrorism.
U.S. senators are resisting pressure to reconsider their opposition to expanding background checks for firearm purchasers, a centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s bid for new gun-control measures.