07/07/2015

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Defense Secretary Ashton Carter speaks with Senate Armed Forces Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) before the secretary and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff testify before the committee regarding the ongoing fight against ISIS. (The Hill)

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06/18/2016

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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), the chairman of the Senate Armed Forces Committee, waits to address reporters as the Senate votes on defense spending. McCain’s amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act passed overwhelmingly. But a related, integral appropriations bill failed due to Democratic objections over the mechanisms used to fund the Pentagon as well as the continuation of sequestration caps on discretionary spending. (The Hill)