Advanced cyber attack tools have become readily available for use by foreign governments and terrorists to infiltrate or cripple U.S. computer networks, two federal law enforcement officials told a congressional panel.
Senators in both parties questioned the effectiveness of U.S. border-security efforts as lawmakers begin debating a measure to revise immigration laws and create a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants.
Right there on Page 40, in the “Munchies” section, nestled between “pretzels” and “twelve (12) Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups,” is a parenthetical alert so adamant you can’t miss it: “M&M’s,” the text reads, “(WARNING: ABSOLUTELY NO BROWN ONES).”
A loose coalition of anti-tax activists, direct marketers and financial industry trade groups has a tough task this week in overcoming bipartisan support for letting states impose sales taxes on out-of-state sellers.
Congressional leaders will begin negotiating next week on bipartisan legislation to overhaul the U.S. Postal Service, toward a goal of sending President Barack Obama a bill by August, a Senate committee chairman said.
President Barack Obama’s $3.8 trillion budget offers those Senate Republicans who have shown they’ll negotiate with the administration a possible path to restarting talks on a multiyear deficit-reduction plan.