House Homeland Security Committee chairman also says DHS should place more emphasis on disrupting and preventing terrorist plots.
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Agreement would require the Pentagon to give Congress 60-days notice before opening more combat roles to women.
Coleen Rowley is considering running as a Democrat for seat held by Rep. John Kline, R-Minn.
Agency asks Congress to reverse House vote diverting funds from implementation of new system.
Upcoming hearings will cover chemical plant security, port security, cargo inspections and agriculture terrorism.
Nobody is looking into the faces of those serving in the military as they parse in bloodless reports and pork-driven congressional hearings the base closing recommendations of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and his Pentagon team.
Lockheed Martin comes under fire for training and testing federal airport screeners while competing to win their jobs.
Amendment would have opened the Tricare system to all National Guard members and reservists.
Defense Department argues that FDA studies show vaccine is safe and effective in combating all forms of anthrax.
Homeland Security appropriations measure boosts cybersecurity efforts at several DHS divisions.