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Obama policies to blame for surge of children at border, lawmakers say

Obama policies to blame for surge of children at border, lawmakers say

WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) --House Republicans placed the blame squarely on President Obama's polices for the recent influx in children attempting to cross into the U.S. illegally.
Gabrielle Levy
Boston bombers had six more bombs, were headed to Times Square

Boston bombers had six more bombs, were headed to Times Square

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- A congressional report found the actions of local law enforcement after the Boston bombing helped prevent a second, potentially worse attack.
Gabrielle Levy

U.S. officials: It is unlikely missing Flight 370 went north

WASHINGTON, March 16 (UPI) -- U.S. officials say it is unlikely missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 took a northern route toward Kazakstan.
New DHS Chief, Congress: Homeland Security should focus on border security

New DHS Chief, Congress: Homeland Security should focus on border security

Feb. 26, 2014New Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson Wednesday discussed his future plans for the department and agreed with members of a congressional committee that his agency needs to focus more on border security.
Stephanie Haines -- Medill News Service

McCaul: Mexican drug kingpin should be extradited to the United States

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee Michael McCaul said Sunday drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman should be extradited to the United States.

Report: More than half of congressmen, senators are millionaires

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- For the first time, most members of the U.S. Congress are millionaires, an analysis of personal financial disclosure data indicated.

Al-Qaida threat prompts U.S. review

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security summoned military and defense analysts to examine al-Qaida's presence in the Middle East.

Timing of new Iran sanctions a dilemma for U.S.

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Enacting new economic sanctions against Iran would increase the West's leverage in its efforts to curb Tehran's nuclear program, a U.S. congressman said Sunday.

U.S. reveals $10 million reward for information on Benghazi attack

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A reward of up to $10 million has been quietly offered for tips about individuals who attacked the U.S. consulate in Libya in 2012, the State Department says.

Rep. Michael McCaul: TSA should coordinate better with local police

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- The chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security said Sunday federal and local authorities need to coordinate better to prevent airport shootings.

Rep. Issa tops Roll Call's list of richest 50 congressional members

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., is at the top of the 50 Richest Members of Congress list, with holdings worth about $135 million, Roll Call reported.

McCaul: Obama should have gone to international community on Syria

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Democratic Congressman Chris Van Hollen said Sunday he agrees with President Barack Obama's response to Syria's alleged chemical weapon attack.
93 in Congress urge Obama to consult on Syria military strike

93 in Congress urge Obama to consult on Syria military strike

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- At least 93 members of Congress signed a letter urging U.S. President Barack Obama to consult with Congress before taking any military action against Syria.

Republican congressmen see body floating in Rio Grande

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Rep. Leonard Lance, R-N.J., says he and two colleagues spotted a body floating in the Rio Grande while on a fact-finding tour of the U.S.-Mexican border.
GOP lawmakers balk at privacy advocate in FISA Court

GOP lawmakers balk at privacy advocate in FISA Court

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- A White House idea to add a privacy advocate in the secret court overseeing National Security Agency phone-data logging is a mistake, key U.S. Republicans said.
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Rep. Michael McCaul, R-TX, speaks as he holds gas receipts from his constituents during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on August 7, 2008. The House Republicans are calling on Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, to reconvene the chamber and vote on the American Energy Act, a Republican bill designed to address America's dependence on foreign oil. (UPI Photo/Patrick D. McDermott)
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Michael Thomas McCaul, Sr. (born January 14, 1962) is the U.S. Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district, serving since 2005. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district stretches from Austin to Houston.

McCaul grew up in suburban Dallas to a fourth generation Texan family. He graduated from Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in history from San Antonio's Trinity University in 1984 and his Juris Doctor from St. Mary's University in 1987. McCaul also attended Harvard University, taking courses in the Kennedy School of Government.

McCaul worked as an attorney and a federal prosecutor before entering politics. He was the Chief of Counterterrorism and National Security for Texas's branch of the US Attorney's office also worked under the Department of Justice's Public Integrity Section. McCaul was appointed Deputy Attorney General in 1998 and served in this capacity until 2002.

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