John Kerry left the region Wednesday, saying some progress was made on a ceasefire.
Members of Congress doubt Iraqi government can root out terrorists.
Personnel disputes are tearing the Chemical Safety Board apart.
House lawmakers grilled State and Pentagon officials to find out why the Obama administration has failed to stop ISIL from carving up Iraq and Syria. By Ben Watson
Creedon most recently served as assistant secretary of Defense for global strategic affairs.
Chamber passed legislation on Tuesday honoring screener killed in the line of duty last year at LAX.
Ideas laid out Wednesday morning clash with what the Senate and White House are looking for.
New intelligence finds no direct link between the air disaster and the Russian government, but concerns remain.
Senate Democrats propose to cut $1 billion from the president's request; House Republicans are expected to unveil an even deeper cut.
Some officers would no longer qualify as law enforcement personnel.
Auditors note dearth of data on improvements.