Mar 10, 2010 00:06 EST
California test-taking ring for foreign students reveals gap in visa security measures. A ring accused of helping people from the Middle East obtain student visas by taking their proficiency exams and classes has exposed vulnerability in the nation's security tracking system for foreigners who attend U.S. schools, experts said Tuesday.
Dec 08, 2009 19:01 EST
The US House of Representatives Tuesday adopted a bill asking the US president to report to Congress on incitement to anti-American violence on television networks in the Middle East.
Sep 17, 2009 00:01 EDT
ACORN plans internal investigation, will suspend additions to service programs. The community organizing group ACORN said Wednesday it is ordering an independent investigation after its employees were caught on camera appearing to advise a couple posing as a prostitute and pimp to lie about the woman's profession to get housing help.
Apr 16, 2009 00:23 EDT
Republicans criticize govt. report that right-wing extremists might entice veterans. Republicans on Wednesday said a Homeland Security Department intelligence assessment unfairly characterizes military veterans as right-wing extremists. House Republican leader John Boehner described the report as offensive and called on the agency to apologize to veterans.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2007
|Preceded by||Michael Bilirakis|
|Residence||Palm Harbor, Florida|
|Alma mater||St. Petersburg Junior College, University of Florida, Stetson University|