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U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

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  • NSA's metadata program: End it, don't mend it

    Five months after Americans learned that information about their telephone calls was being indiscriminately scooped up by the National Security Agency, Congress seems poised to place limits on the bulk collection of telephone "metadata" —...
  • Fire James Clapper, then put him in the dock

     
    I invite my most clever, lawyerly comment contributors to make the case that National Intelligence Director James Clapper (right) did not brazenly commit perjury during his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on March 12. Oregon Democrat Ron...
  • Mikulski poised to become Senate committee chair

    Behind-the-scenes jostling for committee chairmanships in the U.S. Senate has left Maryland Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski poised to take over the Senate Intelligence Committee — a move experts said Tuesday could bolster the role cybersecurity plays in...
  • Mikulski to lead Senate Appropriations Committee

    Mikulski to lead Senate Appropriations Committee
    In an unexpected move that could have significant implications for Maryland, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski will be named the first female chair of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday. The Baltimore native and Maryland Democrat, who had...
  • General David Petraeus Resigns Over Extramarital Affair, Suspected Mistress Revealed

    General David Petraeus Resigns Over Extramarital Affair, Suspected Mistress Revealed
    David Petraeus, the man at the helm of the nation's largest intelligence agency, stepped down as director of the CIA on Friday, saying he had an affair. According to a U.S. official, the FBI had a tip he was involved with his biographer, Paula Broadwell,...
  • Rep. King: Petraeus Investigation Story 'Doesn't Add Up'

    Rep. King: Petraeus Investigation Story 'Doesn't Add Up'
    The top Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday that the length of the FBI's investigation into David Petraeus' extramarital affair raises serious questions about the government's response to potentially comprised intelligence. "I...
  • House Majority Leader Knew of Petraeus Sex Scandal in October

    House Majority Leader Knew of Petraeus Sex Scandal in October
    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor knew in October about former CIA Director David Petraeus' involvement in an extramarital affair, a spokesman for the congressman told CNN on Sunday. Doug Heye said Cantor, a Republican, was tipped to the information by...
  • Petraeus affair: An FBI, Justice Department cover-up?

    Petraeus affair: An FBI, Justice Department cover-up?
    Congressional leaders on intelligence issues are questioning why they were not told before the election about the FBI investigation into CIA chief David Petraeus’ affair. "We should have been told," said Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a Democrat from...
  • The David Petraeus Affair: A Lot More Than Sex

    The David Petraeus Affair: A Lot More Than Sex
    Unlike many stories about powerful Washington figures having secret affairs, the downfall of spy chief David Petraeus goes beyond sex. The scandal surrounding the decorated four-star Army general who once ran the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan involves...
  • McManus: Petraeus, the comeback general

    McManus: Petraeus, the comeback general
    Gen. David H. Petraeus, long the most famous overachiever in the U.S. Army, is already on his way to a new career distinction: breaking the land speed record for rehabilitation from a scandal. It was only two weeks ago that Petraeus resigned from his...