222Oct 14, 2008
Allegations of Fraudulent Voter Registrations
Former Senators Danforth and Rudman, co-chairs of the McCain-Palin 2008 Honest and Open Election Committee, argued that fraudulent voter registrations are disrupting the political system. They ...
116Jul 25, 2006
Senator Bob Dole Portrait Unveiling
A ceremony was held in the Old Senate Chamber to unveil the official portrait of former Republican Kansas Senator and Senate Majority Leader Robert Dole.
162Mar 14, 2006
Fannie Mae Oversight
The House Financial Services Committee held an oversight hearing on the results of a recent investigation of accounting and corporate governance problems at Fannie Mae. The committee reviewed a ...
10Sep 7, 2005
Terrorism, Security and U.S. Purpose
A two-day policy-making forum called “Terrorism, Security and America’s Purpose: Towards a More Comprehensive Strategy” was held to mark the fourth anniversary of the September 11 ...
33Dec 10, 2004
Homeland Security Congressional Oversight
Moderated by General Boyd the participants talked about committee oversight of the component agencies that were brought together in the new Department of Homeland Security. There are probably ...
19Sep 29, 2003
Participants talked about the federal budget outlook for the following year and the long-term effects of budget deficits on the economy. Among the topics they addressed were the projected size ...
21Jun 30, 2003
Emergency Response Funding
Participants talked about a report on emergency response to potential terrorist attacks and readiness issues at the state and local level. Among the issues they addressed were levels of funding ...
24Feb 14, 2003
Terrorist Threat Integration Center
Witnesses testified about the sharing of information on potential terrorist attacks between government agencies, including a proposed terrorist threat integration center.
30Nov 14, 2002
Terrorism Task Force Report
The subcommittee and witnesses talked about homeland security.
16Oct 25, 2002
Panelists discussed the new report released by the Council’s task force on Homeland Security imperatives, which describes the threats posed by terrorists. Following their discussion, they ...
94Oct 8, 2002
Inquiry Into September 11 Attacks, Day 8
Witnesses testified about intelligence gathering practices prior to September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the U.S. and intelligence on several past terrorist attacks. Among the topics they ...
53Jun 20, 2002
Homeland Security Department
Director Tom Ridge and other witnesses testified about the proposed reorganization of the federal government involving the creation of a new Department of Homeland Security. Among the issues ...
33Jun 11, 2002
Combating Terrorism: Federal Response Part 1
Lawmakers testified about proposals to reorganize the federal government and create a new Department of Homeland Security. Among the issues they addressed were information sharing among federal ...
43Apr 11, 2002
Homeland Security Department
Participants testified about potential legislation to reorganize the federal government in order to respond to terrorist acts on U.S. territory. Among the issues addressed were the potential ...
14Jan 14, 2002
Budget and Entitlement Programs
Participants talked about budget issues and entitlement reform. Among the topics he addressed were Social Security solvency, budget deficits, and budget predictions. Following their ...
58Sep 21, 2001
Government Response to Terrorism
Witnesses testified about the recommendations of the U.S. Commission on National Security for the 21st Century, including the adequacy of the federal government plan to respond to threats to the ...
101Sep 14, 2001
National Security Issues
Members of the U.S. Commission on National Security in the 21st Century talked about recent terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. They said the attacks were anticipated ...
15Jun 25, 2001
Middle East Peace Process Recommendations
Former Senators Mitchell and Rudman described the recommendations the Sharm el-Sheikh Fact-Finding Commission issued last month on ending violence between Palestinians and Israelis. After their ...
10May 21, 2001
Middle East Issues
Former senators released a report detailing specific recommendations to renew peace talks and to achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Following their remarks they ...
33Mar 27, 2001
National Terrorism Strategy
Witnesses testified about the need for a national strategy to combat terrorism and about ways to develop such a strategy. Among the issues they discussed were training and equipment for local ...
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