The next five lines of the email were redacted after the FBI asked that it be upgraded from "unclassified" to "secret," according to State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received information on her private email account about the deadly attack on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi that was later classified "secret" at the request of the FBI, according to documents released Friday, underscoring lingering questions about how responsibly she handled sensitive information on a home server.
Doug Hughes is back in the nation’s capital to face a judge Thursday, just a few blocks from where he was put into handcuffs. On Wednesday, he was indicted on six counts—two felonies and four misdemeanors—and could face roughly 10 years maximum in prison.
Likely Republican presidential contenders Jeb Bush and Chris Christie on Friday heartily endorsed the Patriot Act and the permission it gives the government to collect phone records in bulk, mocking those who deride the intelligence overhaul passed after the Sept. 11 attacks as an encroachment on civil liberties.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul commandeered the Senate floor Wednesday to deliver an hours-long protest against renewal of the Patriot Act, calling the post-Sept. 11 law government intrusion on Americans' privacy.
Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the State Department on Tuesday to speed the release of 55,000 pages of emails from her time as secretary of state, as her decision to spurn administration rules and use a private email address continued to dog her presidential campaign.
Republicans clashed over the future of government surveillance programs on Monday, highlighting a deep divide among the GOP's 2016 presidential class over whether the National Security Agency should be collecting American citizens' phone records in the name of preventing terrorism.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is calling for a larger U.S. military and a boost in national defense spending, according to excerpts of his foreign policy speech Monday in New Hampshire. Christie is also defending the government's intelligence-collection efforts.
With the party's first debate set for August, Republicans must decide to either allow what could become a nationally televised circus act, or figure out how to fairly whittle down a field likely to include eight current or former governors, four senators, two accomplished business executives and a renowned neurosurgeon.
Presidential candidate Marco Rubio didn't mention Jeb Bush or Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Georgia Republican Convention on Friday, but he said America has too many "outdated" leaders.
After days of refusing to say whether, with the benefit of hindsight, he would have ordered the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Jeb Bush relented Thursday and said he would not have invaded.
Clinton told a group of several hundred "Hillstarters," donors who have raised at least $27,000 for her campaign, that she had learned from her failed run in 2008.
After the House's lopsided bipartisan vote to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records, the Senate is under considerable pressure to pass a similar measure.
Three years ago, the Pentagon called the U.S. military’s M1 Abrams tanks outdated and unfit for modern day warfare, yet in the last year lawmakers increased funding for the M1 program from $90 million $120 million.
Over and over again, Jeb Bush says he's still thinking about whether to run for president. But for half a sentence Wednesday, Bush let on it's a decision he's already made. And he's in the race for the White House.
At a town hall meeting in Reno, Nevada, on Wednesday, the Republican presidential hopeful again refused to say whether he would have proceeded with the 2003 invasion of Iraq if he'd been in his brother's shoes.
Defending the use of American military power, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Wednesday called for increasing military spending and for the U.S. to aggressively confront Russia, China and others that he says threaten the nation's economic interests.
Lawmakers said roughly a dozen Senate Democrats agreed to let full-blown debate begin after both parties' leaders consented to tweak the package that failed on a procedural vote Tuesday. Those Democrats' votes were the difference between blocking the agenda and letting it move ahead.