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Obama 'Has Tools In His Toolbox' To Fix Flood Of Immigrant Kids, Lawmakers Say

AP | By ALICIA A. CALDWELL and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday as the Obama admin...

Benghazi Case Unfolds Against Heated Political Backdrop

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House ...

Michael McAuliff

Lawmakers Who Helped Break Iraq Are Angry Obama Hasn't Fixed It

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress used to have hawks and doves when it came to Iraq. Now it seems to be filled with ducks. With a few exceptions -- notably Se...

The Admiral Sets A Good Course

Brian E. Finch | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics
Brian E. Finch

If an enemy army or air fleet is clearly on its way to attack targets in the United States, the military has a plan to respond. It has assets deployed domestically and overseas to intercept such attacks, and has tactics and strategies in place to respond to such aggressive maneuvers.

NSA Chief: No, We're Not Taking Pictures Of You

Reuters | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON, June 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency is not routinely collecting visual images of people ...

We Should Have Traded All of Guantanamo and Sold Iran Weapons to Get Sgt. Bergdahl Home Sooner

H. A. Goodman | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

My support of our troops entails the belief that any soldier taken prisoner should be returned home as soon as possible, regardless of the hyperbole surrounding the terrorists we trade for his or her release.

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...

Post-Snowden, The NSA's Future Rests On This Man's Shoulders

Reuters | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics

By Warren Strobel WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) - As U.S. National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers seeks to repair the damage to t...

Mike Rogers Defends Benghazi Panel

AP | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is defending creation of a special investigation into the attack at Benghazi. ...

Mike Rogers Aims To Be 'Productive Conservative'

AP | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Mike Rogers wants to be a "productive conservative" on the radio dial who fosters "smart debate" during the daily show he wil...

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...

Leading Purveyor Of Insane Snowden Theories Is Getting His Own Radio Show

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.28.2014 | Media

Mike Rogers, the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has become known in recent months for his repeated assertions that Edward Sn...

The Hill Retracts Report That Mike Rogers Is Leaving Intelligence Committee

Politico | Posted 03.28.2014 | Politics

The congressional news outlet The Hill published and then retracted a report late Thursday night stating that Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) was stepping ...

Dem: Alternate Ways For NSA To Collect Data Would Have Been 'Disastrous'

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Intelligence Committee three years ago secretly considered — but ultimately rejected — alternate ways for the Natio...

Mike Rogers Relays Concerns About NSA Changes

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy admiral nominated to be the next head of the troubled National Security Agency is expressing concerns about the U.S. gove...

White House Weighs Drone Strike On American Terror Suspect

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American citizen who is a member of al-Qaida is actively planning attacks against Americans overseas, U.S. officials say, and t...

Zach Carter

Top House Republican Expects Terrorist Attack During Sochi Olympics

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Tex.) said Sunday that he expects a terrorist attack to occur during the So...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmaker Under Fire For Homophobic Joke

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) is facing heat from a gay rights group for reportedly making homophobic comments during a recent speech before...

Cut Off the NSA's Juice

Norman Solomon | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The NSA depends on huge computers that guzzle electricity in the service of the surveillance state. For the NSA's top executives, maintaining a vast flow of juice is essential -- and any interference with that flow is unthinkable. But interference isn't unthinkable. And in fact, it may be doable.

Feinstein and Rogers Blame Boris and Natasha

Bea Edwards | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Bea Edwards

Let's give the two of them the benefit of the doubt and inspect the plausibility of their quasi-allegations. What on earth would the Russians gain from forcing the US to dial back its purportedly essential and effective dragnet surveillance of the world's peoples? That's a tough one, but the obvious answer is "nothing," because we are not at war with Russia.

Republican Lawmaker Points Finger At Russia

Reuters | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said on Sunday he is investigating whether forme...

Lawmakers Raise Safety Concerns Ahead Of Sochi Olympics

AP | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of Congress expressed serious concerns Sunday about the safety of Americans at next month's Olympics in Russia and said Mo...

Michael McAuliff

The NSA's Biggest Fans Are Happy With Obama's Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama managed to buy himself some breathing room among surveillance critics in his own party Friday, even as he propose...

Intelligence Committee Leaders Defend NSA Against Critical Review

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Leaders of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees issued a rare joint statement on Friday in defense of the National Security Agency after a pre...