Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says she expects her amendment to get a vote.
Duckworth and her Senate rival both blasted the secretary's remark.
Secretary Robert McDonald is facing more backlash from GOP lawmakers.
"What we should be measuring is the veteran's satisfaction," he said.
The Pentagon’s handling of sexual assault cases shows a “troubling command culture" that seems to...
The rise of Donald Trump is threatening the power of neoconservatives.
The president made the announcement in Hanoi.
Army Gen. Joseph Votel evaluated efforts against ISIS on a short trip to Syria.
The provision in an annual defense bill was previously undisclosed.
McCain said he would offer an amendment to the annual bill to increase spending.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry called on the U.S. to stop reconnaissance on China.
“There must be more precision in the use of the language that he uses," Michael Flynn said.
“This is not make-believe," Speaker Paul Ryan said.
The defense appropriations bill is in line with the bipartisan budget agreeement but differs from...
Sen. John McCain blasted his colleagues for making the bill clear procedural hurdles.
The Speaker applauded "all those involved in this operation."
The Afghan Taliban leader was killed in a U.S. air strike.
The House and Senate face contentious negotiations on their differing defense bills.
Supporters of registering women see it as their last chance to get legislation to Obama.
McCain began his pitch for more defense funding with a letter to colleagues Friday.
The House bill would elevate U.S. Cyber Command to a standalone warfighting entity.
The league found that the money was used to pay for activities meant to honor the military.
The transportation, housing and veterans spending bill passed 89-8.
House Republicans are urging President Obama to not follow through with a veto threat.