WASHINGTON — As many as 390,000 current and former Homeland Security Department employees, contractors and job applicants may have had their private data compromised in a newly disclosed computer hack discovered last year. Continue reading
Gwen Ifill talks to Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Nia-Malika Henderson of The Washington Post about internal struggles within the Republican party, the political tension surrounding an upcoming speech by Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, plus pressures on Hillary Clinton to start her presidential campaign. Continue reading
In our news wrap Friday, hours before the deadline, the House voted down a short-term funding bill that would have delayed a possible shutdown for the Department of Homeland Security. The Senate has passed a bill without immigration language that would fund the department through September. Also, a gunman in Tyrone, Missouri, killed seven people, before shooting himself. Continue reading
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, including the biggest talking points at this year’s CPAC, an assessment of the Republicans’ fight over funding Homeland Security and the politics behind Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The House has rejected a stopgap spending bill for the Homeland Security Department with just hours to go before a midnight deadline to fund the agency or see it begin to partially shut down.
OXON HILL, Md. — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was skeptical of some conservatives’ efforts to block funding for the Department of Homeland Security unless President Barack Obama’s immigration actions are derailed.
With just days before the deadline to fund Homeland Security, it’s congressional Republicans who are divided over blocking President Obama’s immigration reform efforts and avoiding a shutdown. Political editor Lisa Desjardins joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the political battles at the Capitol. Continue reading
While Congress debates how to move forward on Department of Homeland Security funding, thousands of county officials from across the U.S. are on Capitol Hill to urge lawmakers to act on a wide range of issues, including immigration. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Liz Archuleta of Coconino County in Arizona and Glen Whitley of Tarrant County in Texas about the local impact of political gridlock. Continue reading
Gwen Ifill speaks with Nia-Malika Henderson of The Washington Post and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report about Republican motives in the fight over funding the Department of Homeland Security, who to be on the lookout for at two upcoming conservative conferences, plus the politics behind the 2015 Academy Awards. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened for the deadly disease at one of five airports, the Homeland Security Department said Tuesday. Continue reading