07/08/2015

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James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation,¬†shakes hands with Sen. Richard Burr, the chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Comey was set to testify on the FBI’s efforts to prevent a future terrorist attack and the importance of continued cooperation between the bureau and Silicon Valley regarding cyber encryption. (The Hill)

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07/07/2015

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Defense Secretary Ashton Carter speaks with Senate Armed Forces Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) before the secretary and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff testify before the committee regarding the ongoing fight against ISIS. (The Hill)

06/04/2015

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Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) calls on the Senate GOP to work with Democrats in crafting a Defense authorization bill that can win President Obama’s signature. After the Obama Administration announced its intention to veto legislation that maintained sequester spending caps, several Democrats implored the Republican majority not to move forward with the legislation as is. (The Hill)

06/02/2015

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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) holds a press conference, calling on the government to declassify the remaining secret pages of the 9/11 inquiry that many believe reveal Saudi Arabia’s role in financing the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Paul’s remarks came a day after he single-handedly forced the temporary expiration of the national surveillance mass collection program authorized by the PATRIOT Act. (The Hill)