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    National Security Nominations

    The Senate Select Intelligence Committee held a hearing on the nominations of Joseph Carlin for assistant attorney general in the Justice Department’s National Security Division,…

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    Future of the Homeland Security Department

    Alicia Caldwell talked about the future of the Department of Homeland Security under Secretary Jeh Johnson, and how his priorities for the department differed from those of his…

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    Homeland Security Agenda

    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson delivered remarks about his department’s agenda, including immigration reform, emergency preparedness, counterterrorism and…

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    Homeland Security Inspector General Confirmation Hearing

    John Roth testified on his nomination to become inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security. Topics included departmental loyalties to the former acting inspector general…

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    Secretary of Homeland Security Nominee Announcement

    President Obama announced the nomination of Jeh Johnson to be the next Department of Homeland Security secretary. Johnson served as general counsel to the Department of Defense in…

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    Secretary Janet Napolitano Farewell Ceremony

    Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano spoke at a farewell ceremony. The former New Mexico governor was preparing to become the president of the University of California…

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    Secretary Janet Napolitano Farewell Address

    Janet Napolitano gave her farewell speech as secretary of the Homeland Security Department (DHS) at the National Press Club. She highlighted the accomplishments of DHS during her…

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    West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant Explosion

    Homeland Security chemical company officials testified on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion in April 2013 and the storing of dangerous chemicals across the country.

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Homeland Security Budget Request

    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee about her department’s 2014 budget proposal.

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    FBI News Conference on Boston Marathon Bombings

    State and federal officials briefed reporters on the state of their investigation into bombings at the previous day’s Boston Marathon.
    Courtesy of WCVB-TV, Boston.

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    Director of Secret Service Swearing-In Ceremony

    President Obama made remarks after Vice President Biden swore in Julia Pierson as the first woman to head the U.S. Secret Service.

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    White House Daily Briefing on Secret Service Director Pierson

    In this portion of the daily White House briefing Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest discussed the appointment of Secret Service
    Director Julia Pierson, who was sworn in that…

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    Homeland Security Department Oversight

    Witnesses testified on the Department of Homeland Security’s operations, focusing on “high risk” designations, and the efforts to address Government Accountability Office…

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    Politico Playbook Breakfast on Homeland Security Department

    Secretary Janet Napolitano and former Secretaries Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff talked about the tenth anniversary of the Department of Homeland Security. All agreed that immigration…

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    Secretary Napolitano on Budget Cuts

    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano outlined some of the effects on her department of sequestration scheduled to happen March 1, 2013. She said the budget cuts would add to wait…

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    Sequestration Homeland Security Budget Cuts

    Rob Margetta talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Department of Homeland Security, including decreased border security, furloughed workers and longer wait times at…

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    Homeland Security Grants for States

    David Maurer talked about the grant money offered to states by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to respond to and recover from a terrorism incident. Topics included the amount…

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    Holiday Travel and Homeland Security

    John Pistole briefed reporters on what travelers should expect in security line waits during the upcoming holiday travel season.

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    Department of Homeland Security Ethical Standards

    Officials testified about increasing instances of criminal activity and misconduct by department employees, specifically those within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA),…

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    Robert Liscouski on Homeland Security

    Robert Liscouski, former Department of Homeland Security assistant secretary for Infrastructure Protection, talked about homeland security and responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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