Congress and two states scrutinize the relicensing process after a federal audit found problems with safety documents.
With elections and economic woes, congressional approval of foreign trade accords will be an uphill battle.
Adel Hassan Hamad, who is suing the US government, claims that American values of freedom and democracy have been shaken.
He won more states; she won more big states and a few more delegates. Battle to last through March at least, analysts say.
Other challenges – potential recession, budget deficits, and rising entitlement spending – could overshadow military priorities.
Their break from past oil policy is significant.
Polls show long-term economic health occupies minds as much as a looming slump.