Thursday Jun 13
CBS's Face the Nation is #1 Sunday Morning Public Affairs Show
CBS News' FACE THE NATION WITH BOB SCHIEFFER is the #1 Sunday morning public affairs show.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
ESU students attend counterterror seminar
Two East Stroudsburg University students recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to learn about issues relating to U.S. national security.
Dallas Morning News
Editorial: The hope of progress on immigration reform
Renata Teodoro, 25 right, holds hands with her mother, Gorete Borges Teodoro, who was deported six years ago from the U.S., through the bars of a border fence in Nogales, Ariz., June 11, 2013.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Sen. Wyden demands 'straight answers' from DNI James Clapper
As the highly controversial issue of spying continues to be a problem, Sen. Ron Wyden , D-Ore., from the Senate Intelligence Committee warned the Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Tuesday that the American people demand "straight answers" on spying in regard to their right to privacy.
Burnt Orange Report
Senator John Cornyn Solicited Obamacare Grant Money While Voting to Defund It
While John Cornyn cosponsored Ted Cruz's amendment to defund the Affordable Care Act in the Senate, and voted thirty times to repeal the law that institutes a wide range of common sense health insurance reforms, he was writing the government in support of a grant application that would be funded by Obamacare.
Cybersecurity, Privacy Issues Spurred Lobbying Even Before NSA Programs Revealed
With last week's revelations that the National Security Agency was collecting data on millions of phone calls made through Verizon and also running an Internet surveillance program that targets foreign nationals via major online corporations, it appears inevitable that the issue of electronic privacy -- already a hot topic in 2012 -- will vault to ... (more)
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Ayotte says she supports immigration plan on "Face the Nation"
On "Face the Nation" Sunday, Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., made headlines by announcing her support of the immigration reform bill which the Senate should begin debating this week.
Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of the House Homeland Security...
Rep. Michael McCaul , Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee Tells CBS's Face the Nation "Can You Trust This Administration with Your Phone Records?" What ever happened to transparency? This is what happens when "We the People" lose trust in our government and there has been no greater loss of confidence in our federal government than ... (more)
Sun Jun 09, 2013
McCaul: Balance Needed on NSA Procedures
House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul said Sunday he had concerns about the National Security Agency keeping Americans' telephone records, but at the same time, noted it was an "approved and reviewed" program that has had benefits.
Video: Open: This is Face the Nation, June 9
Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., on sexual assault in the military, the NSA phone records revelation and new allegations of abuse within the IRS with Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, a roundtable with David Sanger, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Joseph Nye and CBS ... (more)
JOAN VENNOCHIStill so many questions for the FBI
FBI has a lot of explaining to do about what happened in an Orlando apartment five weeks after the Marathon bombing.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Face the Nation : Sen. Kelly Ayotte ; Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ; Rep. Jackie Speier ; Rep. Michael McCaul ; Rep. Elijah Cummings ; Rep. John Dingell ; This Week : Sen. Dianne Feinstein ; Rep. Mike Rogers ; Sen. Mark Udall ; Glenn Greenwald ; : George Will , GOP Strategist Matthew Dowd , Rep. Keith Ellison , Paul Krugman and Greta Van Susteren .
Fri Jun 07, 2013
"Face the Nation," June 9, 2013
After a Senate hearing Tuesday on sexual assault in the military forced the country's top brass to admit the issue's severity, the country waits to see if 25 years of the status quo will finally come to an end.
Crooks and Liars
Hypocritical Republicans Have An Obamacare Problem
Senator John Cornyn would have you believe he would repeal Obamacare in an instant to keep the size of government 'small'.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
GOP critics sought ObamaCare grants
Letters from GOP lawmakers to the Obama administration reveal that many of healthcare reform's staunchest critics have actively lobbied for the law's funds.
Obamacare's GOP Fans
It's the height of hypocrisy: They call for repeal of the law but plead for its dollars on behalf of constituents.
National Review Online
Strong: Marco Rubio, Media Master
Rubio had a new take to offer the press on the Gang of Eight's bill to reform national immigration policy: Before, he had expressed concern only about securing Republican votes.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Cornyn Wants Border Security Added to Immigration Bill
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn wants to amend the Senate's comprehensive immigration reform bill to fix border security flaws in the measure that currently make it impossible to support, he said Wednesday.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Conn. governor to address security industry summit
The Democrat is scheduled to appear Tuesday at the Security Industry Association 's Government Summit , which is expected to attract various facets of the industry, including executives, and sales and marketing professionals.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Federal Computer Week
TSA ends 'digital strip search'
Airport security scanners equipped with ATR software render generic figures indicating the location of any suspicious objects, rather than the realistic images that had earlier raised privacy concerns.