Democrat wants to kill failing missile defense program
A California Democrat on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee put the Pentagon on notice of her intent to finally end a failing and heavily criticized missile defense program.
Poll Puts Snyder & Schauer Neck and Neck
The race for governor hasn't even officially begun, but the two most likely candidates are running neck-and-neck according to a new survey by the Lansing-based polling firm of EPIC/MRA. The survey found the likely Democratic candidate former Congressman Mark Schauer of Battle Creek statistically tied with incumbent Governor Rick Snyder with total ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
Holland Mayor considering U.S. Senate bid
Holland Mayor Kurt Dykstra might be tossing his name into the race for the U.S. Senate in 2014 based on a new poll.
Sanctions Seen by Commission as Deterring China Theft
The U.S. should consider new laws to let American companies better defend themselves against cyberattacks from Chinese-based hackers, said a commission led by two former advisers to President Barack Obama .
The Miami Herald
Will Senate bid lure Rogers from his House seat?
Republican Rep. Mike Rogers has pulled off a rare feat in a bitterly divided Congress - a working, productive relationship with Democrats in overseeing the nation's 16 spy agencies.
Tue May 21, 2013
U.S. Senate polls: Gary Peters ahead in general election vote; Mike Rogers leading pack of potential GOP candidates
Democrat U.S. Rep Gary Peters, right; Former Republican Terri Lynn Land, top left; Republican U.S. Rep Mike Rogers, center left, and Republican U.S. Rep Justin Amash, bottom left.
Mon May 20, 2013
Video: Lew on IRS Probes, Economy: Political Capital
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew discusses the Internal Revenue Service's screening of nonprofit groups and the outlook for the U.S. economy.
Fri May 17, 2013
New Farm Bill Gains Momentum
Alabama farmers are hopeful a farm bill may finally be passed this year, following committee approval of two versions of the bill this week.
Thu May 16, 2013
Pentagon renews lease of Chinese commercial satellite
Kenji Fujimoto was accepted into Kim Jong-il's inner circle during a 13-year stint serving North Korea's first family.
U.S. Senate Update: Gary Peters, Justin Amash and Mike Rogers get pressured on Obamacare repeal vote
Good afternoon. Later today, the House is set to vote for the 37th time to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and both Democrat and Republican Senate election committees are targeting Michigan candidates and potential candidates today.
IRS engaged in 'outrageous abuse of power' warns top Democrat
After years of political gridlock in D.C., lawmakers of competing parties are finally coming to agreement on one thing: The Obama administration is rife with corruption, as a spate of scandals which have rocked the White House since the president's second inauguration indicate.
Wed May 15, 2013
House Intelligence Chairman a 'Respected' Contender for FBI
The Obama administration is considering House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., for the top job at the FBI, according to the chair of Intelligence on the other side of the Capitol, Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. Choosing Rogers could be seen as a gesture of goodwill by the White House to Republicans on security issues.
SUMMIT-U.S. to protect private sector from secret software attacks
The U.S. government will use classified information about software vulnerabilities for the first time to protect companies outside of the military industrial complex, top officials told Reuters this week.
Iran-based hackers traced to cyber attack on US company
A previously unknown hacking group believed to be based in Iran has started cyber attacks inside the U.S., according to Mandiant Corp., a security company that's linked China's army to similar activity, Bloomberg reported.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Wilson County News
Another group targeted for IRS scrutiny
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Cherokee County Herald
IRS Targets Conservative Groups;Rogers Asks: Who Else?
Congressman Mike Rogers sent a letter today to Steven T. Miller, Acting Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service demanding the agency comply with any Congressional investigation and provide any relevant information.
Is Justin Amash closer to making a U.S. Senate decision?
Wether he is or isn't, the second term Congressman said Tuesday that he wouldn't let an "anti-liberty" candidate be nominated "wi This afternoon, the Republican from Cascade Township tweeted: "Huge long-term harm to #MIGOP if we put up unelectable anti-liberty, pro-corp welfare #MISEN candidate.
Mon May 13, 2013
Henry Payne: A Michigan chapter in Obama's Nixonian politics
Pat Caddell, the youngest Democrat on Richard Nixon's Enemies List thanks to his staff position on George McGovern's 1972 Democratic presidential campaign, knows dirty politics when he sees it.
Senior U.S. tax officials knew of extra Tea Party scrutiny
U.S. Representative Mike Rogers talks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol in Washington December 31, 2012.