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GAO Findings On Chemical Plant Security On Target

Tuesday, 28 February 2006, 12:43 am | US Congressional Representative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thompson Says GAO's Findings On The Need For More Stringent Security At Our Nation's Chemical Plants Are Right On Target More >>

Katrina Report Falls Short In Many Important Areas

Friday, 24 February 2006, 10:39 am | US Congressional Representative

February 23, 2006 - Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member on the Committee on Homeland Security, made the following statement regarding the White House report on Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: More >>

Call For Civil Liberties Board To Get Funded

Thursday, 23 February 2006, 10:12 am | US Congressional Representative

As Civil Liberties Board Lies Dormant, a Congressional Call for White House Action Reps. Maloney, Shays, Udall and Thompson Lead Bipartisan Effort to get Board funded and working WASHINGTON, DC - As the Los Angeles Times reported this week, the Civil ... More >>

Rep Thompson Letter On UAE Ports Deal

Wednesday, 22 February 2006, 10:06 am | US Congressional Representative

February 17, 2006 Chairman Peter King Committee on Homeland Security U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Dear Peter: During the past several days, I have read with great interest your comments regarding the $6.8 million sale of ... More >>

Call For Fundamental Homeland Security Reform

Friday, 17 February 2006, 11:17 am | US Congressional Representative

For Immediate Release Thompson Calls For Fundamental Reform At The Department Of Homeland Security WASHINGTON -- February 16, 2006, "Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security issued the following ... More >>

Thompson's Real Solutions For Katrina Report

Friday, 17 February 2006, 10:52 am | US Congressional Representative

Congressman Bennie Thompson, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, issued the following statement regarding today's release of the House Select Committee's report on the government's preparedness and response to Hurricane Katrina: "While ... More >>

Proposal's to Restructure FEMA a Band Aid Fix

Tuesday, 14 February 2006, 10:37 am | US Congressional Representative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thompson Calls Chertoff's Proposal's to Restructure FEMA a Band Aid Fix More >>

Rep. Waxman: Bush Speech on Iraq Reconstruction

Thursday, 8 December 2005, 3:28 pm | US Congressional Representative

The President's claims today are mindboggling. Either he doesn't understand the facts or simply doesn't want to face them. The reconstruction of Iraq has been an enormous boondoggle - not an example of "quiet, steady progress." Halliburton has ... More >>

Dennis J. Kucinich On The Libby Indictment

Sunday, 30 October 2005, 12:42 am | US Congressional Representative

WASHINGTON - Congressman Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH), who led the effort in the House against going to war in Iraq, issued the following statement on the indictments handed down today by Special Council Patrick Fitzgerald: More >>

Pelosi Statement on Indictment of I. Lewis Libby

Sunday, 30 October 2005, 12:42 am | US Congressional Representative

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 -- House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today following the criminal indictment of Vice President Cheney's Chief of Staff I. Lewis Libby: More >>

Congress Reps. Object To Valerie Plame Inquiry Res

Thursday, 22 September 2005, 12:17 am | US Congressional Representative

Dissenting Views to Accompany H.Res. 420, Resolution of Inquiry to the Attorney General - We strongly dissent from the Majority’s decision to report unfavorably H. Res. 420, a resolution of inquiry directed to the Attorney General regarding the ... More >>

John Conyers: Federal Response to Katrina

Wednesday, 14 September 2005, 10:30 am | US Congressional Representative

Ranking Member,U.S. House Judiciary Committee Dean, Congressional Black Caucus More >>

A letter to Homeland Security Secretary Chertoff

Wednesday, 14 September 2005, 9:59 am | US Congressional Representative

The House Committee on Government Reform has obtained from the Department of Homeland Security a document describing the "Scope of Work" of a contract issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the development of a "Southeastern ... More >>

$1.5 Billion Giveaway Slipped into Energy Bill

Thursday, 28 July 2005, 2:25 pm | US Congressional Representative

In a letter to Speaker Hastert, Rep. Waxman writes that after the energy legislation was closed to further amendment in the recently concluded conference, a $1.5 billion provision benefiting oil and gas companies, Halliburton, and Sugar Land, Texas, was ... More >>

Rep. Henry Waxman: Rove Conflicts & Non-Disclosure

Tuesday, 19 July 2005, 1:13 pm | US Congressional Representative

Waxman: Bush Statement on Rove Conflicts with Executive Order By Rep. Henry A. Waxman YubaNet Monday 18 July 2005 Dear Mr. President: More >>

McKinney blasts Johnny Sutton - letter to Gonzales

Thursday, 7 July 2005, 11:48 am | US Congressional Representative

U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney blasts Johnny Sutton in letter to Attorney General and Homeland Security Czar: More >>

Rep. John Conyers: Creating Reasons to Go to War

Wednesday, 4 May 2005, 12:22 am | US Congressional Representative

Unfortunately, the mainstream media in the United States was too busy with wall-to-wall coverage of a "runaway bride" to cover a bombshell report out of the British newspapers. The London Times reports that the British government and the United States government ... More >>

John Conyers - First Baker-Carter Hearing

Wednesday, 20 April 2005, 1:49 pm | US Congressional Representative

First Baker-Carter Hearing Right-wing pundit John Fund offers racially-charged testimony Congressman John Conyers More >>

Rep. Conyers: Casting Aside Separation of Powers

Tuesday, 22 March 2005, 12:32 am | US Congressional Representative

By passing this bill, in this form, we will be intruding in the most sensitive possible family decision at the most ill-opportune time. It will be hard for this member to envision a case or circumstance that Congress will not be willing to involve itself ... More >>

Securing The Right To Vote As A Citizenship Right

Tuesday, 15 March 2005, 12:36 am | US Congressional Representative

The right to vote is the fundamental citizenship right that protects all other rights. Maybe that explains the shape we're in. The Bible says that if you build a house on sand, when it rains, the winds blow and the storms come it will not stand. The ... More >>