David Welna

David Welna appears in the following:

Congressional Hearings Put Renewed Focus On Benghazi Attack

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

It has been nearly eight months since attacks on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, killed four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens.

In March, President Obama nominated Deborah K. Jones, a career diplomat and Middle East expert, to succeed Stevens. Jones appeared Tuesday before the Senate Foreign ...


Some Gun Control Opponents Cite Fear Of Government Tyranny

Monday, April 08, 2013

As the Senate returns from a two-week spring recess Monday, topping its agenda is legislation to try to curb the kind of gun violence that took the lives of 20 first-graders in Connecticut last December.

Recent polls show broad popular support for enhanced background checks and bans on military-style guns ...


They All Voted For DOMA, But Now These Senators Are Split

Saturday, March 23, 2013

The soul-searching over the Defense of Marriage Act went viral last week after Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman, a social conservative and original co-sponsor of the 1996 bill, sought out CNN to say something no one saw coming.

Portman said he'd decided to oppose DOMA and support same-sex marriage, ...