Back in June, when the House passed its first version of the FY14 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the anti-gay crowd was doing a victory dance over the fact that the House version of the bill included Rep. John Fleming's (R-LA) so-called "religious freedom" amendment.
Yet for advocates of Guantanamo's closure, the news that Congress may potentially agree on legislation scaling back the restrictions
"Commanders must be involved. They must be responsible," said Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., a West Point graduate who served in
Alyona talks to investigative reporter Jason Leopold about the controversial news that Guantanamo Bay hunger strike detainees
Democrats' broader argument for closing the facility is that provides a rallying point for America's enemies, that it's expensive
The sweeping law that allows the president to wage an unlimited global war on terror would be repealed under a bill set to be offered this week. Alyona talks to the man behind the repeal bill, Representative Adam Schiff from California.
"I think the timing is right, particularly given the president's speech 10 days ago," he added, arguing that Congress can
Already included in the bill are provisions to spend some $500 million to keep the Cuba prison facility running, and to make