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Rep Adam Schiff

New Threats to National Security in the Age of Climate Change

Rep. Adam Schiff | Posted 11.02.2016 | Green
Rep. Adam Schiff

As the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, I review the threats posed to our national security every day. Climate change is not often immediately associated with this list -- but it has undeniably become a catalyst for conflict in vulnerable countries.

Congress Should Help Strengthen Iran Deal, Not Reject It

Rep. Adam Schiff | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Rep. Adam Schiff

When it comes to predicting the future, we are all looking through the glass darkly, but it is only prudent to expect that if Congress rejects a deal agreed to by the administration and much of the world, the sanctions regime will -- if not collapse -- almost certainly erode.

Jessica Schulberg

Lawmakers Tell Colleagues To Stop 'Shirking' Their Duty To Declare War Against ISIS

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the congressional gridlock over the Iranian nuclear program temporarily assuaged, foreign policy-oriented lawmakers are shifting th...

Neither Rain, Nor Flood, Nor Drought Can Stop the Climate Change Deniers

Rep. Adam Schiff | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Rep. Adam Schiff

No one can deny that California is facing one of its worst droughts in recorded history. The challenge in crafting a long-term solution to the drought is that it requires us to confront the broader problem of climate change, and for many involved in the issue, climate change is a mirage.

Gun Industry Doesn't Deserve Immunity Shield

Rep. Adam Schiff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rep. Adam Schiff

Thanks to a unique and unprecedented law passed by Congress called the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act," sellers and manufacturers of the most dangerous consumer products, firearms, enjoy almost total protection from liability when they act irresponsibly.

Michael McAuliff

Bill Would Repeal Obama's Extraordinary War Powers

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The sweeping law that allows the president to wage an unlimited global war on terror would be repealed under a bill set to be offered th...

Shining the Light on Press Freedom Worldwide

Rep. Adam Schiff | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics
Rep. Adam Schiff

While progress is being made on the press freedom front, we've also seen that the percentage of people worldwide who enjoy a free media environment has fallen to its lowest point in more than a decade.

New Bill Aims To Hold Gun Industry Accountable In Court

The Huffington Post | Emma Roller | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) plans to introduce a bill this week that will make sure victims of gun violence get to have their day in court. The le...

Janell Ross

Mexico's U.S. Ambassador Calls Gun Control Critique 'Gobbledygook'

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 06.04.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- Mexico's U.S. ambassador rebuffed claims this week that the country's efforts to reduce the flow of guns from the U.S. to drug cartels i...