WASHINGTON — Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill on Monday amid a backdrop of world crises and a looming showdown over immigration but are set to focus most of their time this month on keeping the federal government running through the end of the year.
Reps. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger of Maryland and Mike Rogers of Michigan introduce a bill to end the government's bulk collection of telephone metadata under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, is proposing to end the bulk collection of telephone data by the National Security Agency — the program at the center of the controversy over the reach of government spying.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top-ranking Democrat on intelligence issues in the House, will propose ending the bulk of collection of telephone data by the National Security Agency -- scaling back a program at the center of the controversy over the reach of government spying.
WASHINGTON — Bipartisan legislation intended to address cyber security threats by allowing businesses and the federal government to share information cleared the House of Representatives by a wide margin on Thursday despite concerns about whether the bill goes far enough to protect privacy.
U.S. Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger will be included in a "60 Minutes" piece Sunday looking at Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications equipment maker, tha members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence see as a threat to national security.
Maryland Rep. C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger says the cooperation shown by Democrats and Republicans in passing an intelligence appropriations bill shows members of Congress can work together despite the partisan divide
Legislation would allow the National Security Agency to pass classified information to private businesses vetted by the government to defend against disruptions, destruction or the theft of trade secrets, business plans and private information about clients, customers and employees.
More than two centuries after an American ship blew up off the shores of Tripoli, an ad hoc group that includes history buffs, military veterans and descendants of the sailors is working to repatriate their remains for burial with honors on U.S. soil.