By Brian Hughes | 11/12/13 06:02 PM
The three former secretaries of the Department of Homeland Security are urging the Senate to confirm President Obama’s nominee for the post, Jeh Johnson, who will appear before lawmakers in the upper chamber on Wednesday. “Mr. Johnson’s experience and ability makes him an eminently...
11/11/13 10:37 AM
The US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs has set Nov. 18 as the date for its hearing into bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. US Senator Tom Carper, chairman of the committee, said last week that the aim of the hearing, titled ‘Beyond Silk Road: potential risks,...
11/11/13 10:35 AM
The House Homeland Security Committee has scheduled a full slate of hearings during the coming week, with no less than four separate sessions slated on a wide range of security-related topics.
By Zack Colman | 11/10/13 10:38 AM
Sen. Lindsey Graham said he would continue to block two of President Obama's nominees despite CBS retracting a story on the Benghazi attack that the South Carolina Republican cited when making his threat. Graham said in October that he would put a procedural hold on Homeland Security secretary...
By Associated Press | 11/07/13 06:11 PM
WASHINGTON — Facing significant hurdles, widespread drone access to U.S. skies will take longer than Congress had anticipated under a five-year roadmap for regulating unmanned aircraft released Thursday. For the next several years, use of drones will be limited to permits granted case by...
By Kelly Cohen | 11/07/13 03:59 PM
Two senators are calling for the resignation of the Department of Homeland Security's deputy inspector general. Sens. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said Charles K. Edwards improperly delayed responding to a Senate subcommittee's investigation of his conduct. McCaskill is...
By Sean Higgins | 11/06/13 11:15 AM
Will the Transportation Security Administration officers patting you down at the airport before you board a plane be armed as well? Their union is pushing for that now.
11/06/13 10:10 AM
(www.politico.com) The Department of Homeland Security has struggled to respond to cybersecurity threats and disseminate information about them because of lingering technical, funding and staffing woes, according to the agency’s inspector general.
By Mark Flatten | 11/06/13 05:15 AM
Dozens of Department of Homeland Security employees spend at least half of their time working for labor unions instead of taxpayers while still drawing full salaries, according to a new data obtained by the Washington Examiner.
11/05/13 03:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — When the White House called some of the nation's major law enforcement associations with a heads-up that the president would tap Jeh Johnson to run the Homeland Security Department, the response on the other end of the line was brief: Who? The former Pentagon lawyer and...
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