Capitol Hill Hearings To Delve Into Libya Mission

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Congress Reacts To Obama's Speech

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A US Navy F-16 fighter jet based at Sigonella airbase on the Italian island of Sicily takes off for operations in Libya. Mario Laporta/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Libya Could Add To Pentagon's Money Woes

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Lawmakers Want Their Say On U.S. Role In Libya

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates, shown with Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen, testifies at a House Armed Services Committee hearing last month on the annual defense authorization budget request. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Pentagon Wants Vets To Pay More For Health Care

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), shown in this undated photo, says Republicans are ready and willing to take the lead on overhauling Social Security. "Something must be done," he says. "Where is the president? Suddenly, at the moment when we can actually do something about this, he's silent." Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Calls To Overhaul Social Security Grow Louder

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Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin took a swipe last week at the president's leadership on budget talks, rankling fellow members of his party. The senator is shown sitting by himself last week in the House of Representatives as he awaited an address to a joint session of Congress by the Australian prime minister. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin Goes Rogue

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Fight Over Federal Cuts Moves To Senate

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) sounds like he's ready to make concessions on the budget. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Battle Over Budget Cuts Moves To Senate

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GOP Budget Bill: Job Creator, Economy Killer?

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As Shutdown Looms, Is Any Solution In Sight?

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Government Shut Down: A Threat To Social Security?

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, shown at a Thursday news conference, has done little to tamp down speculation about a government shutdown. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Threat Of Shutdown Looms Large Over Budget Debate

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In Win For Obama, House Kills Jet Fighter Engine

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House GOP Gives Budget Director Lew A Tough Time

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