Meet Congress's richest man
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is likely the richest member of Congress, according to an analysis by The Hill.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Point of View
Is ISIS a Threat to the West?
How much of a threat does ISIS pose to the Western world and the United States? They've murdered an American hostage on video, delivering what amounts to a declaration of war, complete with promises of more American deaths to come.
Are ISIS - External Operations'Already Under Way?
Get ready for war: The Islamic State presents the greatest terrorist threat to Americans since 9/11, and fighting it will take more than airstrikes in Iraq, according to a top member of Congress and a retired four-star general.
The Times of Israel
White House at 'tipping point' on Islamic State
Peshmerga fighters inspect the remains of a car, bearing an image of the trademark jihadist flag, which belonged to Islamic State militants after it was targeted by an American air strike in the village of Baqufa, north of Mosul, on August 18,2014 WASHINGTON, United States - Signs the United States may strike Islamic State militants in their Syrian ... (more)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Note: Vacation Ends for Obama
THE PRESIDENT RETURNS: President Obama is back at the White House after another week in Martha's Vineyard .
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Islamic State biggest threat since 9/11, officials say
The Islamic State presents the greatest terror threat to Americans since 9/11, and fighting it will take more than air strikes in Iraq, according to a top member of Congress and a retired four-star general.
Islamic State biggest threat since 9/11, officials say
The Islamic State presents the greatest terror threat to Americans since 9/11, and fighting it will take more than air strikes in Iraq, according to a top member of Congress and a retired four-star Islamic State biggest threat since 9/11, officials say WASHINGTON -The Islamic State presents the greatest terror threat to Americans since 9/11, and ... (more)
ISIS a External Operationsa Under Way to Hit West, Says House Homeland Security Chair
House Homeland Security Chair Rep. Michael McCaul said today he believes that ISIS, the jihadist army that has taken control of large part of Iraq and brutally murdered American journalist James Foley, has external operations under way to hit the West.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Sunday on a This Weeka : The Latest on the Threat from ISIS
This Sunday, House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul , R-Texas, discusses the latest on the threat from ISIS and the execution of American journalist James Foley, only on "This Week."
The Orlando Sentinel
Gary Sinise, Paul Ryan on 'Face the Nation'
Actor Gary Sinise will be a guest Sunday on CBS' 'Face the Nation.' He was the honorary starter for the Daytona 500 this year.
The Note: Rick Perry on the Road Again
RICK PERRY IS ON TO NEW HAMPSHIRE: Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been defiant in the face of his recent indictment, and he's taking laps around the nation's major political destinations.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Houston Hospitals Decry Restrictions on Wealthy Medical Tourists
Yes, the TSA may be hassling potential patients, but Houston and other U.S. medical tourism destinations are also dealing with competition from other destinations with advanced medical care.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The Texas Medical Center photographed on Thursday, May 23, 2013, in Houston. Texas Children's Hospital is in the foreground.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
How the Massacre of Religious Minorities Is Driving U.S. Action in Iraq
The Obama administration and Republican lawmakers alike are calling for U.S. protection of religious groups threatened by Islamic militants.
Democrats applaud Obamaa s airstrikes in Iraq
Democratic leaders rallied behind President Obama's decision to authorize airstrikes against Islamic terrorists in Iraq, applauding him for imposing limits on military action and vowing not to send U.S. troops back into Iraq.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Down $38M, but he's likely still the richest lawmaker in Congress
Though he saw his minimum net worth fall more than $38 million in 2012, Rep. Darrell Issa , still had at least $392 million in assets, according to federal disclosure forms.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
House Passes Three Bipartisan Cybersecurity Bills to Protect Critical Infrastructure
On July 28, 2014, the House of Representatives passed three bills aimed at enhancing the cybersecurity efforts of the Department of Homeland Security in certain critical infrastructure sectors , including the energy sector : 1 entities and critical infrastructure owners and operators to perform numerous cybersecurity improvement tasks.
Conservatives Warm to New Border Package
A House GOP aide familiar with negotiations told CQ Roll Call the plan being discussed inside this morning's closed-door House GOP conference meeting will include changes to the 2008 trafficking law that resemble language in legislation introduced recently by Reps.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
National Review Online
Fear of Hispanic Voters Undermines GOP Opposition to Obama's Orders
House Republicans who don't want to vote for a border package that includes legislative language targeting President Obama's executive orders were pretty candid about their reasons during a special conference meeting Thursday afternoon.
Federal Computer Week
House formally authorizes CBP for first time
On July 23, the House voted to require Customs and Border Protection to take a comprehensive look at a troubled port security program.