Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) and chair of the panel’s Strategic Forces Subcommittee, announced Tuesday he will not seek reelection in 2022. Cooper is now the 29th House Democrat to decide against seeking another term, and he ...

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) may move to schedule roll call votes by the start of February for less than a dozen DoD nominees placed on hold by Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), who wants Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and Secretary of State Tony ...