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Boehner Taps Devin Nunes To Head House Intel Panel

AP | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) has chosen six-term Republican Rep. Devin Nunes (NOO'-nehs) of California to serve as chairm...

John Boehner and the Republican House Votes With Obama... Wait, What!?

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics
Daniel R. DePetris

Professional. Bipartisan. Serious. Mature. Those are four words that you would not ordinarily associate with Washington politics. But guess what? The Republican House and the Democratic president actually came together on an issue.

Too Many American Cops View Citizens as "The Enemy"--And Washington's to Blame

Lev Raphael | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics
Lev Raphael

A sea change has been taking place over the last decade that's been invisible to most Americans. Across the country, in big cities and small towns, police forces have been turning into armies. It's taken the events in Ferguson to blow things wide open.

Michael McAuliff

Move To Declassify Latest Benghazi Report Undercuts Conspiracy Claims Yet Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Intelligence Committee voted Thursday to declassify its investigative Benghazi report, a move that likely further undercuts th...

Kate Sheppard

Rogers: Detainee Swap For POW In Afghanistan Is 'Dangerous'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, criticized the Obama administration's agreement to release f...

Amanda Terkel

House Intelligence Committee Chair Coy When Asked About Running For President

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) announced this week that he would not be seeking reelection in order to purs...

Prominent Congressman Won't Seek Reelection

AP | DAVID RUNK | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers of Michigan, who has taken on an increasingly sharp profile in Washington as chairman of the House Intelligence...

Counting the Dead in the War on Terror

Jason Steidl | Posted 01.26.2014 | Religion
Jason Steidl

People of faith must remember the suffering of those affected by American policy abroad. While the U.S. Congress refuses to count the dead, we can raise our voices on behalf of those who have been unjustly silenced.

House Committee Rejects Drone Casualty Records Provision

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives intelligence committee rejected a proposal on Thursday that would have required U.S...

Top Republican Says Kenya Attack Shows Al-Qaeda's Reach

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers says the terrorist attack on an upscale Nairobi shopping mall shows al-Qaida affi...

Top GOP Rep. Calls Syria Deal 'Big Win' For Russia

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) called the apparent diplomatic alternative to a U.S. military strike on Syri...

House Intelligence Chair: There's 'Compelling' Evidence Of Chemical Attacks

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House intelligence committee said on Tuesday that the evid...

How Arming Syrian Rebels Will Backfire (See Libya, Afghanistan)

Michael Shank | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics
Michael Shank

Arming the enemies of our enemies hasn't made the U.S. more friends; it has made the U.S. more enemies. That is why only a diplomatic solution can stop the bloodshed.

Michael McAuliff

Congress Defends NSA Spying, But Questions Emerge

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers and intelligence officials mounted a vigorous and detailed defense of the National Security Agency's Internet and phone data s...

NSA Chief To Reportedly Disclose Thwarted Terror Plots

CNN | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Washington (CNN) -- The director of the National Security Agency was expected on Tuesday to reveal two previously classified cases in which secret sur...

Kerry Aims To Sway Russia Against Syrian Regime

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 07.06.2013 | World

MOSCOW — The United States and Russia pledged Tuesday to set aside more than two years of differences over Syria's civil war, saying they'd conv...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Rep: Only Teenagers In Their Basements Oppose Cybersecurity Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) said Tuesday that most opponents to his controversial cybersecurity bill are teenagers in their basements as ...

Bachmann's Strange Questions Shot Down

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

During a Thursday House Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) asked CIA Director John Brennan and other...

Chemical Weapons in Syria Will Be Worse Than We Can Know

Jeremy Courtney | Posted 05.29.2013 | World
Jeremy Courtney

The long-tail effects of chemical weapons continue to plague Iraq today, burdening a decimated health care system, and providing horrifying visual fodder for extremists who would incite hatred against the West.

A Tea Party Tipping Point? Michele Bachmann Returns to the Intelligence Committee

Michael Keegan | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Bachmann and the Tea Party have proven time and again that they don't take the business of governing seriously. Boehner and his fellow Republican leaders should stop pretending like they do.

Bachmann 'Intelligence' Role Draws Massive Pushback

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

A petition protesting the reappointment of Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will be presented t...

Group Plans Pushback As Bachmann Reappointed To Intelligence Committee

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) barely survived a Democratic challenge in November, despite a massive cash and spending advantage. Last week, however,...

The Art of Seduction: How These Things Happen, As Explained to the Select Committee on Intelligence

Marie Woolf | Posted 01.20.2013 | Comedy
Marie Woolf

It is for these reasons, including an unfortunate incident in which a chief of staff burst into the Senate dining room, forcibly insinuated himself between me and the member, and hurled the book against the wall, that the book bears this appearance.

House Committee: China Tech Giants Pose National Security Threat To U.S.

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 12.07.2012 | Technology

WASHINGTON — American companies should avoid doing business with China's two leading technology firms because they pose a national security thre...

White House Backs Blacklisting Militant Organization

The New York Times | ERIC SCHMITT | Posted 09.07.2012 | World

The Obama administration has decided to blacklist as a terrorist organization the Haqqani network, the militant organization responsible for some of t...