The Senate Judiciary Committee is now scheduled to vote on the Supreme Court nominee on July 28. She is expected to win approval both there and in the full Senate.
Halfway to President Obama’s deadline, basic aspects of the closure are undecided.
The date for closure is still January, but deciding which detainees are dangerous and which should be prosecuted is difficult.
The senator said healthcare would be Obama's 'Waterloo' – if Obama lost, it would break him. Now, Obama is using the comment as an example of crass Beltway obstructionism.
During her visit to India, Secretary of State Clinton also announced that Prime Minister Singh will make the first state visit under Obama.
The 22,000 additional soldiers are expected to ease the transition from the war in Iraq to the one in Afghanistan.
Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl is only the second American service member taken hostage in Afghanistan since 2001. Soldier abductions have been rare in Iraq, too.