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Everything You Need to Know About Gen. James Mattis
President-elect Donald Trump announced Thursday night that he will "appoint" retired Marine Gen. James "Mad Dog" Mattis to be his secretary of defense. "We are going to appoint 'Mad Dog' Mattis as our Secretary of Defense," Trump said at a rally in Cincinnati, Ohio. "But we're not announcing it
A Look at Gen. James Mattis from a Close Friend
When Gen. James Mattis retired from the Marine Corps in 2013 after a 41-year career, he planned a cross-country route back to his home state of Washington from his friend’s country cabin. “The route he chose was dictated by the Gold Star Mothers he had to visit along the way,” says his longtime
Rep. Randy Forbes Presses Ashton Carter on Sequestration Stance
Virginia congressman asks the defense secretary whether he's prepared to risk national defense interests in order to end sequestration across all government agencies.
President Obama Moves Leon Panetta to Pentagon, David Petraeus to CIA
President Obama set in motion a major reshuffling of his national security team at the White House today, nominating CIA Director Leon Panetta to become Defense Secretary and Gen. David Petraeus to take the top job at the CIA. Their reassignments will create openings down the chain of command at
Gen. David Petraeus Will Take Helm of CIA After Leon Panetta Moves to Pentagon
Major Reshuflling of National Security Team Will Put Familiar Faces in New Positions
Newt Gingrich: Hillary Clinton 'Terrific' Defense Secretary
If President Obama decides to move Hillary Clinton to the Pentagon as part of a mid-term shake-up, he can count on some unlikely support -- from Newt Gingrich. “She is knowledgeable, she is tough, I think that she’d be a...
Gingrich: Obama Needs to 'Back Off' After Defeat
Former Speaker Newt Gingrich discusses Obama, the recent election and 2012.
ABC News Illinois Senate Debate: Transcript Part I
Here is part one of the transcript for ABC News’ Illinois Senate debate on October 19, 2010: GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: Good evening and welcome. It’s great to be here in Chicago for tonight’s Senate Debate. And the race could not be...
Rep. Kirk Tackles Fiscal Responsibility
Question to congressman Kirk. You have made fiscal responsibility. A centerpiece. Of your campaign citing your opposition. To the Obama administration's. Economic stimulus because of its cost. What different course or courses of action would you of support it. In 2009. To stimulate the economy and
George’s Must-Reads: Alzheimer's Breakthrough?
“100 percent accurate” Alzheimer’s breakthrough? Sec. Gate$ eliminates Joint Forces Command and cuts jobs. The challenges facing job seeking Baby Boomers. USA Today finds that Federal jobs apparently would pay more. Google’s confidential “vision statement” published as the company’s CEO...