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WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Former New Jersey Gov. Thomas Kean, chairman of the U.S. Sept. 11 commission, says today's terror threat is a generational one.

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Quicker confirmation of intelligence officials is needed, a panel of intelligence experts told a Senate panel Tuesday.

Memos say Gorelick key to information wall

WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) -- Former Clinton official Jamie Gorelick contributed to a "wall" of information between law and intelligence agencies, Justice Department memos say.

9/11 panel member urged to testify

WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- Sept. 11 commission member Jamie Gorelick was under pressure Friday to testify about intelligence information sharing in the Clinton administration.

9/11 commissioner reports death threats

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- A member of the 9/11 commission, Jamie Gorelick, says she has received death threats, including a bomb threat.

GOP's DeLay rebukes Kean for 9/11 politics

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- House Majority Leader Tom DeLay sent a sharply worded letter to Sept. 11 commission head Tom Kean Friday, criticizing what he called rising partisanship.

Call for 9/11 commissioner to resign

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday called for Jamie Gorelick to resign from the Sept. 11 commission because of a conflict of interest.

9/11 panel hiring in a race against time

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The 10-member blue-ribbon commission investigating the 9/11 terrorist attacks has begun hiring staff -- though not yet investigators -- and has found secure off

Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International

9/11 panel meets for the first time

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The 10-member commission investigating the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks met formally for the first time Monday, in a closed session, where they agreed to convene public meetings and perhaps hearings, including some in New York city, as soon as practical

Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International
Jamie Gorelick
Jamie Gorelick, a member of the 9/11 Commission, testifies before the Committee on Government Reform regarding the Commission's reports recommendations on public diplomacy on August 23, 2004 in Washington. ..(UPI Photo/Michael Kleinfeld)

Jamie S. Gorelick (pronounced /ɡəˈrɛlɪk/; born May 6, 1950) is an American attorney and judicial officer who was Deputy Attorney General of the United States during the Clinton administration. She was appointed by former Senate Democratic Leader Tom Daschle to serve as a commissioner on the bipartisan National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, which sought to investigate the circumstances leading up to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Gorelick grew up in Great Neck, New York where she attended South High School. She obtained her B.A. (magna cum laude) from Harvard University in 1972, where she was designated Radcliffe Orator, and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) (cum laude) from Harvard Law School in 1975.

Gorelick joined the Washington, D.C. law firm Miller, Cassidy, Larroca and Lewin in 1975 and worked for them as a litigator until 1993, except for 1979 to 1980 when she was an assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Energy. Gorelick was president of the District of Columbia Bar from 1992 to 1993.

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