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Military Pay Raise Set For 1 Percent

Congress expects to pass the fiscal 2015 Defense authorization bill before the end of next week.

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling warns a long-term reauthorization may have to wait until the next Congress.

Internal GOP Tensions Simmer Over Terrorism Insurance

Conservatives square off against some fellow Republicans, business groups, and Senate Democrats over TRIA program.

The Likely Pentagon Chief Who Wanted to Bomb North Korea

Ashton Carter, President Obama's expected pick to replace Chuck Hagel, is also known for being an academic and a behind-the-scenes kind of guy.

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.

Rand Paul, Reluctant Warrior, Makes No Promises on Increased Defense Spending

In an appearance with The Wall Street Journal's editorial page editor, Paul declares, "I will not want to take the country to war."

An Ebola treatment facility in Liberia.

This Is How Much the U.S. Has Accomplished in Ebola Preparedness in Only Two Months

The nation may have reached peak preparedness for any possible future domestic cases.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is leading efforts to limit military commanders' authority over sexual assault cases.

Defense Bill Nears Finish Line as Senators Renew Fight for Military Sexual-Assault Reform

With time running short, it's uncertain if the proposal will get passed.

Defense Acquisition Reformers Propose Streamlining Authority, Empowering the Workforce

Industrial Association weighs in as Armed Services panels change leaders.

Obama Expected to Name Ashton Carter as Defense Chief

Carter is the Pentagon's former deputy secretary.

Mark Lennihan/Associated Press

Why TSA's PreCheck Screening Program Is a Bad Idea

Expedited airport screening for some doesn't make the rest of the line move any faster, and chips away at a chance at real security reform.

Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., said a compromise has been reached on a dispute over military benefit cuts.

Endgame Negotiations Intensify as Defense, Tax Deals Near

Lawmakers still mulling appropriations strategy as agreements on other issues take shape.