16 hrs ago
SXSW: Snowden Speech Has Conference Buzzing, Congressman Stewing
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden will speak via videoconference to the attendees of South by Southwest Interactive later this morning, and you can bet a much wider audience than just those here in Austin will be watching.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Austin Chronicle
This Congressman Wants SXSW to Cancel Its Snowden Talk
But Rep. Mike Pompeo has put all his doubts in a formal - on House of Representatives letterhead, no less - letter to the organizers of the Interactive Conference.
to video link with SXSW
Two controversial speakers are headlining the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, and one congressman is demanding that one of the speakers, NSA leaker Edward Snowden, be removed from the agenda.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Congressman Asks SXSW to Cancel Snowden Speech
National Security Agency secrets-leaker Edward Snowden is scheduled to address the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, but Rep. Mike Pompeo wants the group to rescind the offer.
The Daily Caller
Congressman asks SXSW to disinvite Edward Snowden
A picture of Edward Snowden, a contractor at the National Security Agency , is seen on a computer screen displaying a page of a Chinese news website, in Beijing in this June 13, 2013 photo illustration.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Democrat Perry Schuckman will run for Fourth District congressional seat
The founder and former executive director of the Kansas Nonprofit Chamber of Service announced Thursday he plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Weather exposes need for more gas pipeline capacity
A recent magazine article summed up this winter with the headline "Thanks to fracking, natural gas supplies withstand 'polar vortex' assault."
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Have you noticed that the protesters in the Ukraine have no personal arms to defend themselves from an armed government? That is why we want to protect the right to bear arms in the U.S. I went to the store the other day and saw firearms for sale to the general public.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Daily Caller
Kansas senators SLAM Harry Reid
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid walks to meet reporters after their weekly party caucus lunch meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 14, 2014.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Check the Facts
Blackburn, a Republican from Tennessee, claimed "even Director McCarthy ... said reaching all of the 26 U.S. goals is not going to have an impact globally."
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Blackburn Takes on 'The Science Guy'
Arguing against White House efforts on climate change, Rep. Marsha Blackburn mangled the facts and misrepresented the words of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
National Review Online
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told Kansas Republican Mike Pompeo
Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy told Representative Mike Pompeo Wednesday that the EPA could not measure if its policies were decelerating global warming.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
A health care Q&A with Congressman Mike Pompeo
Rep. Mike Pompeo says Republicans want to "start over" on reforming health care with a bill that gives consumers more freedom to make decisions.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
McConnell's chief tax adviser to Thumbtack - Parinello joins Valero ...
PI SCOOP ... MCCONNELL'S CHIEF TAX ADVISER TO THUMBTACK: Jon Lieber , Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell 's tax and economic adviser, is heading west to join San Francisco-based start-up Thumbtack .
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Rivkin and Pompeo: Obama Intelligence Rule Undermines National Security
President Barack Obama's recent policy directive aimed at protecting foreign privacy interests undermines U.S. intelligence gathering capabilities, write Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo of Kansas and attorney David Rivkin, who served in the Justice Department and the White House Counsel's Office during the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
The Kansas City Star
U.S. House marks anniversary of pro-slavery Kansas constitution's rejection
There was a pretty eclectic list of events in Kansas City Sunday for those willing to slosh through the slush.