Senator Jim Inhofe

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House passes defense bill with punishments for military rape

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly passed a sweeping, $638 billion defense bill on Friday that imposes new punishments on members of the armed services found guilty of rape or sexual assault as outrage over the crisis in the military has galvanized Congress.<p>Ignoring a White House veto …

US Defense Bill Prohibiting Purchase of Russian Rocket Engines

US Defense Bill Prohibiting Purchase of Russian Rocket Engines <br>by Staff Writers <br>Washington DC (Sputnik) Dec 05, 2014<p>The Russian-built RD-180, a …

House Passes $577.1 Billion Defense Policy Bill, Spurning Cuts

The U.S. House passed a $577.1 billion measure rejecting Defense Department efforts to cut military costs. The legislation would let the A-10 …

Defense spending bill passes, sequester must now go

The National Defense Authorization Act passed the House today with a huge, bipartisan majority of 300 to 119. The bill to fund the military (in the amount of $585 billion) now goes to the Senate where it has bipartisan support. In an emailed statement, majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R- Calif.) …

U.S. military worries about guns, too

One provision in President Barack Obama’s gun-control plan already has played well in Congress and with the National Rifle Association: being able to ask people with mental health issues if they have access to guns.<p>Last month, Congress passed a little-noticed provision in the National Defense …

Armed Services committees reject White House blueprint for military budget cuts

<b>Correction:</b> An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that lawmakers have proposed a fiscal 2015 budget for the Pentagon that exceeds the spending cap imposed last year as a temporary alternative to sequestration. The proposals, which included funding for items outside the main Pentagon …

POLITICO Pro on Twitter: "House-passed defense #NDAA bill heads to Senate, @jeremyherb has the story. http://t.co/yLeSi6YPVO | Photo: AP http://t.co/4DSGKrz2T3"

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Inhofe Announces NDAA Provisions Supporting Oklahoma | U.S. Senator for Oklahoma

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), today announced provisions in the …

Congress Likely to Give Obama New Authority to Fight ISIS

Congress appears ready to give the President authorization to train and equip the Syrian opposition for two years as part of major annual defense …

Senator Carl Levin on Twitter: "Carl, @InhofePress release detailed summary of NDAA agreement: http://t.co/RY0Cak1H5E"

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Life for cyber bills yet – NDAA compromise mandates breach reporting – Info sharing platform out today

<i>With help from Joseph Marks, David Perera, Anila Alexander and Shaun Waterman</i><p><b>LIFE FOR CYBER BILLS YET –</b> Relatively noncontroversial cybersecurity bills are starting to see movement through the lame-duck Congress, with the Senate hotlining the Federal Information Security Management Act. MC obtained …

Senator Carl Levin on Twitter: "ICYMI: Carl, @InhofePress: NDAA avoids "drastic reductions in military readiness" that could endanger troops. http://t.co/vVIqmhUZDB"

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Armed Services committees to unveil NDAA details

WASHINGTON — After weeks of high-level talks, the House and Senate Armed Services committees on Tuesday will unveil details of a compromise 2015 …

Demand an NDAA to support our troops

Senator Jim Inhofe

Yesterday, the Senate Armed Services Committee completed markup and passed the FY'15 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by a committee vote of …

Defense bill allows the Air Force to put A-10s into 'inventory status'

A compromise policy bill set to pass Congress this month gives the Defense Department a way to cut back on A-10 planes, angering lawmakers who oppose …