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State Department continually evaluating intel on threats to missions

State Department continually evaluating intel on threats to missions

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The State Department will evaluate intelligence it receives before deciding whether to open or close any more embassies, a department spokeswoman said Monday.

U.S. House Homeland chairman sees dangerous end to Ramadan

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said the high-profile terror alert could cause al-Qaida to think twice about carrying out an attack.

McCaul: U.S. should intensify efforts to get Snowden

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- The White House must use "any and all pressure" to get Moscow to turn over fugitive U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, a top Republican lawmaker said.
Obama's critics snipe at security doctrine

Obama's critics snipe at security doctrine

WASHINGTON, May 24 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama's claims that al-Qaida forces are on the run are in contrast to real-world developments, his critics said.
Boston police chief: More cameras, surveillance needed

Boston police chief: More cameras, surveillance needed

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- The United States must deploy more cameras, undercover officers and specialized units to protect vulnerable targets from terrorism, Boston's police chief said.

Intelligence eyed in Boston bombings

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- U.S. lawmakers want to know what information law enforcement officials had about the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, a congressman said.

Charles Rangel sues House Speaker John Boehner over ethics censure

WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel is suing House Speaker John Boehner for allegedly mishandling the 2010 investigation that resulted in his public censure, records show.

Congress to scrutinize FBI contact with Boston bomb suspect

WASHINGTON, April 21 (UPI) -- The chairman of a U.S congressional committee said possible ties between the Boston Marathon bombing suspects and Chechen militants needed to be investigated.
Boston Marathon: Bombs possibly carried in black nylon bags

Boston Marathon: Bombs possibly carried in black nylon bags

BOSTON, April 16 (UPI) -- Investigators said Tuesday two bombs that exploded at the Boston Marathon, killing at least three people, may have been pressure cookers packed with shrapnel.
Border guards caught only 49% of migrants

Border guards caught only 49% of migrants

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- Drone-mounted radar found U.S. border guards caught fewer than half the migrants who illegally crossed into one area of Arizona, internal reports indicate.

Carney: New threats must be dealt with

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama will pursue a strategy that protects the United States and Americans, his press secretary said to a question on drone strikes.
Rep. McCaul tops Roll Call's wealthy list

Rep. McCaul tops Roll Call's wealthy list

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The five richest members of Congress in 2012 are the same as last year, with Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, at the top, Roll Call said.

McCaul, Kerry wealthiest lawmakers

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Republicans, paced by Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas, dominated The Hill's annual list of the 50 wealthiest lawmakers, the Washington publication said.

Al-Qaida in Iraq threatens U.S. attacks

WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- The militant group al-Qaida in Iraq is threatening to launch an attack on the United States, security officials said.
Six quit Maxine Waters ethics probe

Six quit Maxine Waters ethics probe

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Six members of the U.S. House panel investigating the ethics case against Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., quit Friday to avoid "an appearance of unfairness."
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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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