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McCain, Flake face light questioning in chummy confirmation hearing

Cindy McCain, whose late husband served more than 30 years in the Senate, and former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, who served on Foreign Relations, faced light questioning during their confirmation hearing to be ambassadors to the United Nations food programs and to Turkey, respectively.... Read more»

Consular ID measure headed to Ducey’s desk

A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives approved on Wednesday a measure to end a 2011 law that prohibits state and local governments from recognizing consular identification cards if biometric verification like fingerprints and retina scans are used.... Read more»

Analysis

Obama refocuses his diplomacy

Real diplomacy doesn’t happen to the sound of applause. In recent weeks, it seems Obama has come to understand this and has shown a change in the White House’s game plan when it comes to international affairs.... Read more»1