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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Janice D. Schakowsky
Opponents of a bill to let private companies share cybersecurity information with the federal government vowed Thursday to continue their fight, saying the proposed law would lead to broader government monitoring of the Internet.
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence voted 18-2 Wednesday to pass legislation that would allow private companies to share cybersecurity information with federal agencies.
This year's political campaigns are saturated with money, yet the Federal Election Commission, the watchdog on all the raising and spending, is issuing fewer warnings and completing fewer audits — and even when it does issue fines, political committees routinely don't bother to pay.
Wall Street "Occupiers" have had their encampments swept out of New York City's Zuccotti Park, public spaces in Oakland, Calif., Portland, Ore., and other cities around the country. The question is, what now? What just happened, and what can we look forward to?
FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III told a congressional hearing on Thursday that the bureau is conducting a review of training programs after disclosure of materials that equated devout Muslims with a greater propensity for violent extremism.
The Food and Drug Administration would have more power to regulate toothpaste, deodorant, hair treatments and other beauty products under a bill proposed by an Illinois Democrat - a move critics consider regulatory overreach.
"If we don't address the growing sectarianism that is [in Syria] and help the people who are more moderate, we could be in bigger — even bigger trouble the day after," she said on "This Week."
Rep. Janice D. Schakowsky, Illinois Democrat and a member of the House intelligence panel, agreed that "the day after Assad [is toppled] is the day that these chemical weapons could be at risk."