Greensboro, NC -- Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) said Tuesday that Congress failing to reach a deal by year's end to avoid automatic tax increases and automatic federal spending cuts would be "totally unacceptable."
Sens. John McCain of Arizona, South Carolina's Lindsay Graham and New Hampshire's Kelly Ayotte visit Fayetteville on Monday. They're also in Florida and Virginia to decry the effect of military spending cuts.
President Barack Obama is praising U.S. special operations forces, including one who was killed in action, for the rescue of an American citizen who was being held hostage by the Taliban in Afghanistan.