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In 2002 the first Hellfire missile was shot from a U.S.-operated drone at suspected terrorists in Yemen.
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President Obama said Thursday that he is "troubled by the possibility that leak investigations may chill the investigative journalism that holds government accountable." In a major speech on national security , Obama said that the "Justice Department's investigation of national security leaks offers a recent example of the challenges involved in ... (more)
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On Monday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., introduced an amendment to the 2013 Farm Bill to drop the eight USDA tobacco insurance programs.
The controversial immigration reform bill is finally headed to the Senate floor.
Yesterday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to authorize the arming of some rebels in Syria.
The camaraderie of the four leaders of the House and Senate Intelligence panels - Rogers, Rep.
The VA Medical Center is looking to form a public-private partnership to fund a $500 million hospital and research facility in Mission Bay.
Movement expected about the same. Trading seeded slow, others moderate. Prices seedless 35-60 counts lower, others generally unchanged.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy of Vermont confers with Sens. Chuck Schumer of New York and Dianne Feinstein of California as the Senate Judiciary Committee assembled to work on a landmark immigration bill.
Sen. Patrick Leahy withdrew his proposed amendment to the comprehensive immigration reform bill that would have recognized the marriages of same-sex couples for immigration purposes on Tuesday night, after several Democratic members of the committee stated that they would not be supporting it.... Leahy offered the amendment a half-hour earlier, ... (more)
As Senators Chuck Schumer and Senator Dianne Feinstein appear ready to throw gay-inclusive legislation under the bus, advocates are reacting furiously.
The Star-Ledger reported last Friday that after a closed-door hearing on gun control in the New Jersey Senate the previous day, three state senators-believed to be Democrats Loretta Weinberg , Sandra Cunningham and Linda Greenstein -were caught on tape, complaining that bills introduced in the Garden State-including one that would require mandatory ... (more)
All foreigners departing from the nation's 10 busiest airports will have to have their fingerprints scanned within two years, according to a plan adopted by a Senate panel Monday.
Tours were advertised as a one-time event just for the day and no plans for more, so the line was long.