Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), a veteran Jewish lawmaker who for years was a major influence in defense policy, will not seek reelection.
A U.S. Senate panel plans to vote on Tuesday afternoon on the bitterly contested nomination of Chuck Hagel as President Barack Obama's new secretary of defense, the committee said on Monday.
Republican lawmakers harshly attacked Chuck Hagel on Thursday at a contentious hearing over his nomination to become the next U.S. defense secretary, questioning his judgment on war strategy and putting him broadly on the defensive.
An international naval blockade of Iranian oil exports should be considered as an option to stop Iran's nuclear program, U.S. Sen. Carl Levin said.
Two war protesters were sentenced to 30 days in federal prison for throwing a pie in the face of U.S. Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan.