Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman (left), Connecticut independent, takes his seat as FBI Associate Deputy Director Kevin Perkins (center) and National Counterterrorism Center Director Matthew G. Olsen arrive to testify on homeland threats and agency responses in front of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman (left), Connecticut independent, takes his seat as FBI Associate Deputy Director Kevin Perkins (center) and National Counterterrorism Center Director Matthew G. Olsen arrive to testify on homeland threats and agency responses in front of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)