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9 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

The Record: Kean on security

THE NATION may be more prepared today than it was before the 9/11 attacks, but that is not reason enough to become complacent about homeland security.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

News Max

House GOP Leaders Meet With Central American Presidents

House Speaker John Boehner and other House Republicans met Thursday with the presidents of Guatemala and Honduras over the border crisis in a session that he described as "constructive."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Illegal Immigration, Kay Granger, Representative Kevin McCarthy

The Hill

Clyburn open to changing border law

Rep. James Clyburn , the third-ranking House Democrat, on Thursday signaled that he's open to changing a 2008 trafficking law that would make it easier for officials to send back migrant children who have entered the U.S. illegally.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, James Clyburn, Democrat, Henry Cuellar, Bennie Thompson, Republican

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Townhall

Rick Perry Surges with New National Platform

Over the past three weeks, one Republican has gained more national attention than any other: Gov. Rick Perry .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, Representative Bill Flores, US House of Representatives, Rick Perry, US Governors, Henry Cuellar, Chet Edwards, Democrat, Opinion

Government Executive

House Bill Requires TSA to Train Screeners on Handling Airport Shootings

The House on Tuesday passed a bill that would require all Transportation Security Administration airport screeners to receive training on what to do in the event of an airport shooting.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Richard Hudson, Democrat, Sheila Jackson-Lee

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Former Governor Kean warns of security weak spots before Congressional hearing

The United States is safer today in many ways than it was on Sept. 10, 2001, but new threats have emerged, the public is growing complacent, and Congress is going in the wrong direction when it comes to trimming its own bureaucracy, former New Jersey Gov. Thomas Kean Sr. said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US News, Donald Payne, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Terrorism, Republican

Breitbart.com

Cruz Crashes Boehner Border Group - Plan Released

A working group of lawmakers appointed by Speaker John Boehner released a set of recommendations to the House GOP conference Wednesday, including $1.5 in new spending and proposals to send the National Guard to the border and require the Obama administration to form a border security plan as tens of thousands of illegal alien children stream across ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Ron Paul

Washington Examiner

GOP border security group will call for sending National Guard to border

House Speaker John Boehner last month assigned seven GOP lawmakers the task of recommending how to deal with the recent border surge, and the working group will present their plan to the party's rank and file in a closed door meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, 9, John Carter, Kay Granger, Texas Government, Texas

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CNN

GOP's bogus slam MH17 of Obama

Editor's note: LZ Granderson is a CNN contributor, a senior writer for ESPN and a lecturer at Northwestern University.

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The Arizona Republic

9/11 panel: Terrorism fight in 'dangerous phase'

The global struggle against terrorism has "entered a new and dangerous phase" with growing threats posed by foreign fighters returning from the civil war in Syria and the vulnerability of critical systems to cyber attack, the original authors of the 9/11 Commission report concluded in a new analysis.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Computer Security, Science / Technology, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Hill

The limits on presidential leadership

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul demonstrated that he is certainly not qualified to chair the "intelligence" committee, by mindlessly repeating that "the president of the United States is the only person" who can stop Russian President Vladimir Putin from aggression several times during a brief interview with CNN's Candy ... (more)

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USA Today

Voices: Perry spotlights need for border solution

Think what you will of Texas Gov. Rick Perry's decision to send 1,000 National Guardsmen to the state's southern border to help stop the flood of children racing across the border.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, Republican, US House of Representatives, North America, World News, Mexico,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Dallas Morning News

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Leaders along the Texas border with Mexico slammed Gov. Rick Perry's move Monday to send 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas, saying overwhelmed counties need law enforcement and charitable aid, not militarization.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Prison, Rick Perry, US Governors

Fox News

Norwegian citizen linked to increased airport security screening, congressional sources say

A Norwegian citizen who trained with a master bomb maker in Yemen and recently was added to the State Department's list of international terrorists has been linked to the increased security screening of flights coming to the U.S., according to congressional sources familiar with the intelligence.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Terrorism

The Wall Street Journal

Kerry Lays Out U.S. Case on Malaysia Airlines Shootdown

The U.S. laid out its most detailed case accusing Russian-backed Ukrainian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian airliner on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Sen. Feinstein's Message for Putin: 'Man Up'

Sen. Dianne Feinstein , chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, had a direct message for Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday: "Putin, you have to man up."

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Washington Times

McCaul: Putin responsible for downed flight

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says Russian President Vladimir Putin bears direct responsibility for the downing of the passenger jet over eastern Ukraine last week.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, State of the Union

Free Republic

Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 20 July 2014

FOX NEWS SUNDAY : Secretary of State John Kerry; Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas; Robert Menendez, D-N.J.; and Bob Corker, R-Tenn.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Robert Menendez, Democrat, US Senate, Bob Corker, Peter King, Representative Robert Turner

ABC News

Guest Lineups for the Sunday News Shows

ABC's "This Week" - Secretary of State John Kerry; Maen Areikat, ambassador and chief representative, PLO Delegation to the U.S.; Ron Dermer, Israel's ambassador to the U.S. CNN's "State of the Union" - Kerry; Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.; Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Robert Turner, Director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Gaza ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Entertainment

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

John Kerry, Ted Cruz, Paul Krugman: Sunday guests

ABC's "This Week" welcomes Kerry and Rep. Mike Rogers , R-Mich., at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other guests are Maen Areikat, ambassador and chief representative of the PLO Delegation to the U.S., and Ron Dermer, Israeli ambassador to the U.S. The panel will be ABC's Martha Raddatz, Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations, Julia Ioffe of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Peter King, Representative Robert Turner, Texas, Entertainment

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