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McCain, Lieberman urge Obama to recognize Libyan opposition

Two influential US senators Monday filed a resolution calling for President Barack Obama to recognize the Libyan opposition force battling against the regime of Moamer Kadhafi. The resolution, which does not carry the weight of becoming law if passed, also urges Obama to support a proposed no-fly zone over Libya…

US lawmakers urge go slow on nuclear energy

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The unfolding nuclear disaster in Japan at reactors damaged by a massive earthquake and tsunami has led some lawmakers to call for putting the “brakes” on US nuclear development. “I’ve been a big supporter of nuclear power because it’s domestic — it’s ours and it’s clean,” Senator…

Obama, lawmakers reach deal to repeal military’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy

President Barack Obama’s administration reached a deal with top lawmakers in Congress designed to end a US ban on gays serving openly in the military. Obama vowed to repeal the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, which forces gays and lesbians to hide their orientation or face expulsion from the military,…

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