Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel surprised the nation when he announced his resignation. Now, questions surrounding his departure point to a strenuous relationship with the White House. Was Hagel forced out?
Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer, senior fellow with The London Center for Policy Research, discussed Hagel's resignation with Capital Insider.
The shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown has ignited racial tensions across the nation. Now, a grand jury is deciding whether or not the officer involved in the killing should be charged in Brown's death.
Richard Kelsey, assistant dean at George Mason University's School of Law, discussed the legal implications of the case with Capital Insider.
The Republican led Congress will begin its new session in January. What changes will be in store for federal agencies? Budget cuts and foreign policy measures are other topics that will be up for debate in Congress.
Tom Fox, with the Partnership for Public Service, discussed the potential policy changes with Capital Insider.
A terror attack in Jerusalem has killed five people, including three American-Israeli rabbis. The Prime Minister is calling for the attacker's homes to be destroyed in a region that is already on the brink of war.
J.D. Gordon, executive director of Protect America Today, discussed how this terror attack affects the Israeli and Palestine conflict and other topics with Capital Insider.
Online gambling is a billion dollar industry but some lawmakers may want to put an end to it. The bill has caused a small division within the Republican party and it is widely speculated that the legislation is a favor to a wealthy casino owner.
David Williams, president of Taxpayers Protection Alliance, discussed the billion dollar business with Capital Insider.
A decision will be made soon on the future of the keystone pipeline, but even if Congress passes the bill will Obama sign it? Also, this week the President reached a climate change agreement with China.
Steven Mufson, energy reporter for the Washington Post, discussed global energy issues with Capital Insider.
The White has focused their attention on strengthening ties with Asia, which could have a long term positive impact on the U.S. economy. Also, an agreement must be reached soon with Iran nuclear weapons talks, but there has yet to be any sign of a compromise.
Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor, executive vice president of The Burke-Macgregor Group, discussed America's role in international agreements with Capital Insider.