Senators voted 85-12 to approve former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats, making him the fifth person to hold the post created after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
By Stephen Braun and Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press
Former Sen. Dan Coats, in line to be national intelligence director, has swung back and forth between government service and lobbying.
By Associated Press
Trump described former Sen. Dan Coats as the right person to lead the new administration's "ceaseless vigilance against those who seek to do us harm."…
In our news wrap Thursday, the nation’s top intelligence official James Clapper told senators in a hearing he has “very high confidence” that Russia hacked Democratic Party computers in a bid to interfere with the U.S. election. Also, it was…
By Julie Pace, Deb Riechmann and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
Coats is a conservative who spent 16 years in the Senate. He announced his retirement last year and did not seek re-election.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Obama declared the Israeli-Palestinian peace process all but over, in the wake of pre-election comments by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in which he appeared to rule out endorsing a Palestinian state. Also, forces loyal…
By Willis Raburu
It takes a lot of work to prepare for an appropriations hearing, but that is just half the job. The next step is to be at the right place at the right time. Seems like an easy task, right?…
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