Thursday Aug 28
Sydney Morning Herald
'Lady al-Qaeda': The US-educated PhD the Islamic State desperately wants to free
Amid the kidnappings, the demands for riches and the executions, a name of controversy and conspiracy has reemerged: Aafia Siddiqui.
Thursday Aug 28
Marine Corps Times
Rep. Hunter: Islamic State just 'guys in pajamas,' not an 'existential threat'
A GOP House member who served in Iraq says the Islamic State is not an 'existential threat' to the United States, striking a different tone than other Republicans.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Hunter on ISIL: Guys in pajamas
Rep. Duncan Hunter says the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is not much of a threat to the U.S. "ISIS in Iraq and Syria is not an existential threat to us.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
California senator declines luncheon invite over Tahmooressi jailing
A California senator has declined a luncheon to honor Mexican President Pena Nieto in light of the jailing of Marine Sgt.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Tube, gondola studies to reveal viability
In this photo mashup, an aerial gondola is superimposed onto a view down Cedar Street toward the County Administration Center.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Middle Eastern Investment In Florida Port Rekindles Security Infrastructure Debate
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Marine congressman says police don't need military vehicles in Missouri
Rep. Duncan Hunter asked the Defense Department Wednesday to conduct its own review of the program that sends surplus military equipment to police departments, saying the Pentagon should see if there are categories of weapons that should no longer be transferred.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Join the discussion: Have local police become too militarized?
A law enforcement officer watches Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, as tear gas is fired to disperse a crowd protesting the shooting of teenager Michael Brown last Saturday in Ferguson, Mo.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
ELECTION 2014: Inland congressional races a referendum on 2012 results
Democrats gained ground in 2012 by capturing an open seat and ousting a veteran Republican incumbent.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
HOH: Congressional Bucket Brigade Swells
At the rate things are going, every single congressional lawmaker may very will get roped into the #IceBucketChallenge before the end of the summer.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Watch Rep. Martha Roby take the ice bucket challenge for a good cause
Rep. Martha Roby put herself in the hot seat - make that the cold seat - Monday when she took part in what's known as the "ice bucket challenge," to raise money for those with ALS.
"The death of Nathaniel Dennis raised great concern over those who...
The State Department "did nothing" to help the case of an American citizen who died in Liberia amid Ebola hysteria, unable either to get the treatment he needed or to leave the country, according to an aid worker on the ground.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Open thread for night owls: ALEC's Jefferson Project seeks an Article V constitutional convention
The United States could be on the verge of calling its first constitutional convention since 1787, and the American Legislative Exchange Council, or "ALEC," has been working behind the scenes to make it happen, including through its new lobbying arm, the Jeffersonian Project.
Border Bill: Gop criticizes Raul Ruiz for not voting
Republicans including Rep. Raul Ruiz's opponent are chiding the Palm Desert Democrat for not voting on GOP-backed legislation aimed at solving the immigration crisis at the border.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Jailed Marine Andrew Tahmooressi back in Mexican court
On Day No. 127 of imprisonment, Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi entered a federal court in Tijuana to face four border officials who were involved in his March 31 arrest on weapons charges.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
The Daily Democrat
Garamendi bill to support maritime industry
On Wednesday, Garamendi, a ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure's Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee, introduced H.R. 5270, the Growing American Shipping Act.