Rep. Michael McCaul, Texas Republican and chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that “the security threat to the Olympics, this particular Olympics, [is] the greatest I think I’ve ever seen.”
Lawmakers passed a mere 55 substantive bills in its first year.
Sen. John McCain suggested on Sunday that the CIA has not been forthcoming with the Congress on details about an American who disappeared while on a secret intelligence mission to Iran.
Iran’s foreign minister said on Sunday that despite threats to pull out of negotiations with the U.S. and other world powers his country is “committed” to ongoing nuclear program negotiations.
A new CBS News poll finds that a majority of Americans don’t think the economy is getting any better.
The House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that would extend a 1988 law banning plastic guns that could slip past X-ray machines and metal detectors – but some Democrats are calling for tougher, more modern restrictions.
The Federal Aviation Administration is set to announce that medical examiners will be evaluating overweight pilots and controllers for sleep problems as part of a series of commercial airline policy changes.
A majority of Americans are not pleased with the job President Barack Obama has been doing.
A vote that would reopen the government and extend the U.S. borrowing limit will not come up for a House vote.
Former White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry says a clash of personalities may be aggravating the current government shutdown.