Change takes turf away from powerful committee chairmen, but critics say it falls short of 9/11 panel recomendations.
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Darleen Druyun was sentenced in September to nine months in federal prison for violating conflict of interest laws.
Rep. Christopher Smith, R-N.J., publicly announced an upcoming classified meeting to talk about security grant allocations.
Proposal to trim $30 billion from Cold War-era military platforms could have a big impact on large defense contractors.
But critics argue that the new committee lacks sufficient jurisdiction over Homeland Security operations.
New regulations create a militarywide definition of sexual assault and an Office of Victims’ Advocate.
Teresa Chambers, who was fired in July, insists she's "legitimately an applicant."
Immigrant tracking system is expected to expand to 165 land crossings by the end of 2005.
Latest proposal would give revamped committee jurisdiction over the Homeland Security Department's internal operations, while continuing oversight role of other panels.
Armed Services Committee Chairman John Warner, R-Va., will take a close look at any proposal to limit the Navy to 11 aircraft carriers.