With the midterm elections just weeks away, the CNN/ORC polls released Sunday show that Republicans are closing in on their opponents in three of the key states that may determine control of the Senate.
Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), on the Senate Banking Committee, wants to hold hearings on Goldman Sachs, a banking firm that specializes in investments, securities, and other financial services, because of accusations of fired bank examiner Carmen Segarra with the New York Federal Reserve, the entity that is supposed to provide oversight for Goldman Sachs.
A no-fly zone over northeastern Syria and a buffer zone along the border between Syria and Turkey are among the options being considered by the Obama administration to protect civilians from airstrikes by the Syrian government, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Friday.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army General Martin Dempsey said "a large ground force" might be needed to defeat ISIL (aka ISIS), the terrorist force that the United States and some of its allies have been targeting with air strikes in both Syria and Iraq.