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Daily Mail
Julian Castro floated for DNC after Wasserman-Schultz quitsultimately opted not to choose him, going for the more seasoned Virginia Senato
Julian Castro floated for DNC after Wasserman-Schultz quits
Daily Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
ultimately opted not to choose him, going for the more seasoned Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, who sits on the Senate Armed Services Committee and has amassed governing experience as governor of Virginia and past head of the DNC. PARTY... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Clinton doubles down on security with Kaine pickhe has broken with the White House and supports the creation of a no-fly zone o
Clinton doubles down on security with Kaine pick
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
he has broken with the White House and supports the creation of a no-fly zone over rebel-held parts of Syria. In a December Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Kaine said "the absence of the humanitarian zone [in Syria] will go down as one of... Read more
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Air Force Times
Democrats sharpen their post-GOP-convention attacksweapons. “Donald Trump’s worldview starts with Donald Trump, ends with Donald
Democrats sharpen their post-GOP-convention attacks
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
weapons. “Donald Trump’s worldview starts with Donald Trump, ends with Donald Trump, and has nothing in between,” said Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Jack Reed, D-R.I. “Real leaders bring people together and don’t just try and... Read more
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Deepika
World News Detailand in the United States Senate," she said. In addition to being a member of
World News Detail
Deepika / Posted yesterday
and in the United States Senate," she said. In addition to being a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Kaine is also a ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Senate Budget Committee Site Designed & Maintain... Read more
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KERA North Texas
5 Things To Know About Tim Kaineas a result of his son's military experience, Kaine has focused on military and
5 Things To Know About Tim Kaine
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
as a result of his son's military experience, Kaine has focused on military and foreign policy in Congress, serving on the Senate Armed Services Committee. In an interview on MSNBC's Morning Joe, Kaine criticized comments that GOP nominee Donald... Read more
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Daily Mail
Clinton's VP pick Time Kaine's wife is an ex-judge and son is a Marineviews on social justice. Since arriving at the Senate, Kaine has focused on mi
Clinton's VP pick Time Kaine's wife is an ex-judge and son is a Marine
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
views on social justice. Since arriving at the Senate, Kaine has focused on military and foreign policy, serving on the Senate Armed Services Committee - perhaps due to his son Nat's experience. He has been working to expand Congress' role in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Red line in Scarboroughthe US-Philippine Mutual Defense Treaty could be interpreted to cover Scarborou
Red line in Scarborough
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
the US-Philippine Mutual Defense Treaty could be interpreted to cover Scarborough. In a recent testimony before the US Senate Armed Services committee, US Defense Secretary Carter was quoted as saying “...Scarborough is a piece of disputed... Read more
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Washington Post
Sen. Timothy M. Kaine of Virginia chosen as Hillary Clinton’s VPa large military presence and defense industry has burnished Kaine’s national s
Sen. Timothy M. Kaine of Virginia chosen as Hillary Clinton’s VP
Washington Post / Posted yesterday
a large military presence and defense industry has burnished Kaine’s national security experience, and he serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee as well as the Foreign Relations Committee. He won admiration within the military and jolted... Read more
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Washington Post
10 things you should know about Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s new running mateHe was said to be favored by Bill Clinton Mr. Clinton believes that Mr. Kaine,
10 things you should know about Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s new running mate
Washington Post / Posted yesterday
He was said to be favored by Bill Clinton Mr. Clinton believes that Mr. Kaine, 58, a former governor and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has the domestic and national security résumé that both appeals to voters and makes him... Read more
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Business Standard India
Hillary Clinton picks Senator Tim Kaine as her running mateshe said. In addition to being a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Commit
Hillary Clinton picks Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
she said. In addition to being a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Kaine is a Ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senate Budget Committee and Senate Special Committee on Aging. Kaine has been an strong... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as her running matealienated by Trump's harsh rhetoric about immigration: The senator is a fluent
Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as her running mate
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
alienated by Trump's harsh rhetoric about immigration: The senator is a fluent Spanish speaker. Before serving on the Senate Armed Services Committee as a Virginia senator, Kaine was the state's governor, the mayor of Richmond, and the chair... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as her running matealienated by Trump's harsh rhetoric about immigration: The senator is a fluent
Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as her running mate
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
alienated by Trump's harsh rhetoric about immigration: The senator is a fluent Spanish speaker. Before serving on the Senate Armed Services Committee as a Virginia senator, Kaine was the state's governor, the mayor of Richmond, and the chair... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as her running matealienated by Trump's harsh rhetoric about immigration: The senator is a fluent
Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as her running mate
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
alienated by Trump's harsh rhetoric about immigration: The senator is a fluent Spanish speaker. Before serving on the Senate Armed Services Committee as a Virginia senator, Kaine was the state's governor, the mayor of Richmond, and the chair... Read more
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Philly.com
Who is Hillary Clinton?"always well-prepared" and "conducted herself admirably." With a view toward r
Who is Hillary Clinton?
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
"always well-prepared" and "conducted herself admirably." With a view toward running for president one day, she joined the Senate armed services committee to harden her credentials, analysts say. After Clinton decided to run for president in 2008,... Read more
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Newsmax
Hillary Picks Tim Kaine as Running Mate— he also speaks fluent Spanish — in a bid to attract white males and Hispanics
Hillary Picks Tim Kaine as Running Mate
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
— he also speaks fluent Spanish — in a bid to attract white males and Hispanics to her campaign. Kaine is a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and is a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee. He also has served as... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
5 Things To Know About Tim Kaineas a result of his son's military experience, Kaine has focused on military and
5 Things To Know About Tim Kaine
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
as a result of his son's military experience, Kaine has focused on military and foreign policy in Congress, serving on the Senate Armed Services Committee. In an interview on MSNBC's Morning Joe, Kaine criticized comments that GOP nominee Donald... Read more
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The Washington Times
Hillary Clinton picks Tim Kaine for her V.P. choiceV.P. short list in 2008, but ultimately was passed over in favor of then-Sen. J
Hillary Clinton picks Tim Kaine for her V.P. choice
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
V.P. short list in 2008, but ultimately was passed over in favor of then-Sen. Joseph R. Biden. With experience on the Senate Armed Services Committee, Mr. Kaine brings to the table the foreign policy experience Mrs. Clinton wants on her... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Hillary Clinton announces Tim Kaine as her running matea large military presence and defense industry has burnished Kaine's national s
Hillary Clinton announces Tim Kaine as her running mate
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
a large military presence and defense industry has burnished Kaine's national security experience, and he serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee as well as the Foreign Relations Committee. He won admiration within the military and jolted... Read more
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New York Post
Clinton picks Virginia senator Kaine as her running matein 2012 after Jim Webb retired. He won the race by six points. He has national
Clinton picks Virginia senator Kaine as her running mate
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
in 2012 after Jim Webb retired. He won the race by six points. He has national security experience, serving both on the Senate Armed Services Committee and foreign relations committee. Kaine has largely compiled a liberal voting record but has... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Meet Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia, the Democratic Vice President candidateunwanted pregnancies through adoption and abstinence, but as a senator those gr
Meet Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia, the Democratic Vice President candidate
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
unwanted pregnancies through adoption and abstinence, but as a senator those groups give him a perfect score. On the Senate Armed Services committee, Kaine has long maintained that Congressional approval is necessary for the commitment of... Read more
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Air Force Times
Dems Press GOP on Trump's Fitness to be President Amid NATO Backlashto just admit it; just admit that Donald Trump is not fit to be commander-in-ch
Dems Press GOP on Trump's Fitness to be President Amid NATO Backlash
Air Force Times / Posted 2 days ago
to just admit it; just admit that Donald Trump is not fit to be commander-in-chief." With Stabenow on the call, the Senate Armed Services Committee's top Democrat, Jack Reed, noted Trump had praised Russian President Vladimir Putin, said he... Read more
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dna
Donald Trump NATO plan would be sharp break with decades-long US policyof South Carolina, a Trump critic who is one of the Republican Party's leading
Donald Trump NATO plan would be sharp break with decades-long US policy
dna / Posted 3 days ago
of South Carolina, a Trump critic who is one of the Republican Party's leading foreign policy voices and a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said in a statement on Thursday. "I can only imagine how our allies in NATO, particularly... Read more
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TribLIVE
Trump’s conditions on aid to NATO make world more ‘dangerous,’ experts sayof South Carolina, a Trump critic who is one of the Republican Party's leading
Trump’s conditions on aid to NATO make world more ‘dangerous,’ experts say
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
of South Carolina, a Trump critic who is one of the Republican Party's leading foreign policy voices and a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said in a statement. “I can only imagine how our allies in NATO, particularly the Baltic... Read more
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Reuters
Trump NATO plan would be sharp break with decades-long U.S. policyof South Carolina, a Trump critic who is one of the Republican Party's leading
Trump NATO plan would be sharp break with decades-long U.S. policy
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
of South Carolina, a Trump critic who is one of the Republican Party's leading foreign policy voices and a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said in a statement. "I can only imagine how our allies in NATO, particularly the Baltic... Read more
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Daily Press
Memo cites reliability problems on aircraft carrier Fordearly on, citing his annual reports since 2013. He described some of the same p
Memo cites reliability problems on aircraft carrier Ford
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
early on, citing his annual reports since 2013. He described some of the same problems during October testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee. He does not criticize Newport News shipbuilders, but components manufactured elsewhere that... Read more
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Reuters
Trump NATO plan would be sharp break with decades-long U.S. policyof South Carolina, a Trump critic who is one of the Republican Party's leading
Trump NATO plan would be sharp break with decades-long U.S. policy
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
of South Carolina, a Trump critic who is one of the Republican Party's leading foreign policy voices and a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said in a statement. "I can only imagine how our allies in NATO, particularly the Baltic... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Connecticut lawmakers want fast-track for Sikorsky in Air Force duelnot only because of the possible impact on Sikorsky but on our national securit
Connecticut lawmakers want fast-track for Sikorsky in Air Force duel
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
not only because of the possible impact on Sikorsky but on our national security,” said Blumenthal, who as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee helped get $302 million inserted into the still-pending National Defense Authorization Act... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Connecticut lawmakers want fast-track for Sikorsky in Air Force duelnot only because of the possible impact on Sikorsky but on our national securit
Connecticut lawmakers want fast-track for Sikorsky in Air Force duel
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
not only because of the possible impact on Sikorsky but on our national security,” said Blumenthal, who as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee helped get $302 million inserted into the still-pending National Defense Authorization Act... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Connecticut lawmakers want fast-track for Sikorsky in Air Force duelnot only because of the possible impact on Sikorsky but on our national securit
Connecticut lawmakers want fast-track for Sikorsky in Air Force duel
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
not only because of the possible impact on Sikorsky but on our national security,” said Blumenthal, who as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee helped get $302 million inserted into the still-pending National Defense Authorization Act... Read more
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New York Magazine
Clinton VP Favorite Just Gave the Left Two More Reasons to Distrust Himnot hard to see why the Clintons' might be feeling the Kaine: The former govern
Clinton VP Favorite Just Gave the Left Two More Reasons to Distrust Him
New York Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
not hard to see why the Clintons' might be feeling the Kaine: The former governor of Virginia and current member of the Senate Armed Services Committee boasts both executive and foreign-policy experience, speaks fluent Spanish, has ties to a... Read more
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Air Force Times
World Reacts to Trump's Apparent Conditional Support for NATO Alliesallies to begin to pay their fair share." Some in the Republican Party were ra
World Reacts to Trump's Apparent Conditional Support for NATO Allies
Air Force Times / Posted 3 days ago
allies to begin to pay their fair share." Some in the Republican Party were rattled. Sen. Lindsey Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee who ran for the GOP nomination against Trump, issued a statement questioning Trump’s fitness... Read more
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The Washington Times
Blackberry CEO chides Apple over encryption stance in San Bernardino iPhone caseof privacy and security in the modern age. Despite having gained access alread
Blackberry CEO chides Apple over encryption stance in San Bernardino iPhone case
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
of privacy and security in the modern age. Despite having gained access already to the iPhone in question, last week Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, Arizona Republican, threatened to subpoena Apple CEO Tim Cook after he... Read more
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Boston Globe
Navy’s $12.9 billion carrier isn’t ready for warfare, memo sayscombat grows as these reliability issues remain unresolved,” Gilmore said. Rep
Navy’s $12.9 billion carrier isn’t ready for warfare, memo says
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
combat grows as these reliability issues remain unresolved,” Gilmore said. Republican Senator John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, called the Navy’s announcement of additional delays last week “unacceptable,” adding that it... Read more
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Daily Press
Prudence in carrier coststhe past few years, the overall spike has incited strong criticism from Sen. Jo
Prudence in carrier costs
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
the past few years, the overall spike has incited strong criticism from Sen. John McCain, the Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and others. "The taxpayers deserve to know when (the Ford) will actually be delivered, how... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Beleaguered BlackBerry CEO John Chen again attacks Apple’s use of strong encryption – MacDailyNews“BlackBerry’s Security Summit kicked off yesterday in New York,” Jack Purcher r
Beleaguered BlackBerry CEO John Chen again attacks Apple’s use of strong encryption – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 4 days ago
“BlackBerry’s Security Summit kicked off yesterday in New York,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple. “With the Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain being unhappy with Apple’s CEO for not attending a hearing on encryption last... Read more
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Newsmax
Memo: Navy's $12.9B Carrier Ford Isn't Ready for Warfareissues remain unresolved," Gilmore said. ‘Unacceptable' Delays Republican Sen
Memo: Navy's $12.9B Carrier Ford Isn't Ready for Warfare
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
issues remain unresolved," Gilmore said. ‘Unacceptable' Delays Republican Senator John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, called the Navy's announcement of additional delays last week "unacceptable," adding that it... Read more
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Air Force Times
First female vet in Senate will argue for Trump's leadership in convention speechconvoys into the war zone. Ernst has been an outspoken critic of President Oba
First female vet in Senate will argue for Trump's leadership in convention speech
Air Force Times / Posted 6 days ago
convoys into the war zone. Ernst has been an outspoken critic of President Obama’s military plans in her role on the Senate Armed Services Committee, arguing for increased defense spending to help plus up military readiness. But Ernst said... Read more
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The Washington Times
Gen. Hawk Carlisle itching to send F-35s into ISIS fight: ‘We’ve got to … get moving’suffering years of unacceptable cost growth and schedule delays, the program ap
Gen. Hawk Carlisle itching to send F-35s into ISIS fight: ‘We’ve got to … get moving’
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
suffering years of unacceptable cost growth and schedule delays, the program appears to have started to stabilize,” Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, Arizona Republican, said at a March, 18, 2015, committee hearing,... Read more
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The Hill
Dems ready for attack in Clevelandtopics ahead of convention speeches Monday from retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn,
Dems ready for attack in Cleveland
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
topics ahead of convention speeches Monday from retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.), a House Armed Services Committee member. Democrats will also... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
F-35 fighter rising above its problemsacquisition, technology and logistics, and Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, program
F-35 fighter rising above its problems
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
acquisition, technology and logistics, and Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, program executive officer for the F-35, before the Senate Armed Services Committee in April. The latest version of the software that would give the planes full combat... Read more
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The Washington Times
Benghazi: U.S. military unprepared to aid Americans during Islamist attackfew assigned forces. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, who takes command
Benghazi: U.S. military unprepared to aid Americans during Islamist attack
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
few assigned forces. Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, who takes command of AfriCom on Monday in Stuttgart, told the Senate Armed Services Committee last month that he lacks sufficient spy planes to monitor terrorist havens such as... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
From real estate to Republican politics: 'Relentless' Ron Weiser now among GOP's elite fundraiserssaid. "So we decided that the next best thing would be bringing in a senator,"
From real estate to Republican politics: 'Relentless' Ron Weiser now among GOP's elite fundraisers
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 7 days ago
said. "So we decided that the next best thing would be bringing in a senator," he said. Enter McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. "I did a cold call on him, told him what the situation was and asked if he'd come during... Read more
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Air Force Times
Interview: US Rep. Joe Heckby 3,000 and the Air Force by 4,000. But it hinges on a funding mechanism oppos
Interview: US Rep. Joe Heck
Air Force Times / Posted 8 days ago
by 3,000 and the Air Force by 4,000. But it hinges on a funding mechanism opposed by the White House, the Pentagon and the Senate Armed Services Committee that raids the emergency wartime spending account by $18 billion to pay for manpower, ships... Read more
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Air Force Times
Senators strike out against BAH changesthey hope will be abandoned in the next few months. On Thursday, 18 senators s
Senators strike out against BAH changes
Air Force Times / Posted 9 days ago
they hope will be abandoned in the next few months. On Thursday, 18 senators sent a letter to the heads of the House and Senate Armed Services committees asking for the plan to be stripped from the final draft of the annual defense authorization... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Sen. John McCain suggested he could subpoena Apple CEO Tim CookArizona Republican Sen. John McCain invited Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify in fr
Sen. John McCain suggested he could subpoena Apple CEO Tim Cook
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain invited Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee, McCain said on Thursday. During a hearing on cybersecurity, McCain, who is the chairman of the committee, called out Cook for... Read more
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The Hill
The Importance of Kosovofor more than 23 years and was the first female combat veteran elected to serve
The Importance of Kosovo
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
for more than 23 years and was the first female combat veteran elected to serve in the United States Senate. In Washington, Sen. Ernst serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee and Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs C... Read more
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FOX News
Iran conducts 4th missile test since signing nuke dealout” in Hebrew. Iran conducted separate ballistic missile tests in October and
Iran conducts 4th missile test since signing nuke deal
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
out” in Hebrew. Iran conducted separate ballistic missile tests in October and November. In March, appearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Votel was asked about Iran’s ballistic missile capabilities. He testified that Iran “may in... Read more
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The Washington Times
John McCain threatens to subpoena Apple CEO as Senate revives encryption debateusers to communicate under the radar of authorities. Mr. McCain, Arizona Repub
John McCain threatens to subpoena Apple CEO as Senate revives encryption debate
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
users to communicate under the radar of authorities. Mr. McCain, Arizona Republican, issued the warning during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on cybersecurity where lawmakers and witnesses weighed in on digital encryption amid... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Sen. John McCain suggested he could subpoena Apple CEO Tim CookArizona Republican Sen. John McCain invited Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify in fr
Sen. John McCain suggested he could subpoena Apple CEO Tim Cook
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain invited Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee, McCain said on Thursday. During a hearing on cybersecurity, McCain, who is the chairman of the committee, called out Cook for... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Sen. John McCain suggested he could subpoena Apple CEO Tim CookArizona Republican Sen. John McCain invited Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify in fr
Sen. John McCain suggested he could subpoena Apple CEO Tim Cook
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain invited Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee, McCain said on Thursday. During a hearing on cybersecurity, McCain, who is the chairman of the committee, called out Cook for... Read more
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