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U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers: Russians would love to talk to Snowden

WASHINGTON, June 23 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., said Sunday he's sure Russian officials would "love to have ... a few conversations with" ex-CIA employee Edward Snowden.

Congressman says Snowden planned escape to China

WASHINGTON, June 16 (UPI) -- A U.S. congressman said Edward Snowden was no whistle-blower and planned to flee to China well before he unveiled details of critical surveillance programs.

Rogers bows out Michigan GOP race for U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers announced Friday he won't run for the open Senate seat in Michigan, dimming Republicans' chances of adding to their roster in Washington.
Proposed bills would limit NSA' s surveillance programs

Proposed bills would limit NSA' s surveillance programs

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- Senators critical of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs are introducing legislation to curtail collection of data.
FBI director defends electronic surveillance

FBI director defends electronic surveillance

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- FBI Director Robert Mueller defended government monitoring Thursday, telling a U.S. House committee what has been done is legal and constitutional.

Chinese media accuse U.S. of abusing power in NSA spying scandal

BEIJING, June 13 (UPI) -- Chinese media outlets expressed outrage over revelations about the U.S. electronic surveillance program, accusing Washington of abusing its power.

Congressional intelligence chairs defend NSA monitoring program

WASHINGTON, June 9 (UPI) -- The chairman of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee said bad information was muddling the budding debate over massive data surveillance.
Ex-Mich. Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land enters U.S. Senate race

Ex-Mich. Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land enters U.S. Senate race

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 3 (UPI) -- Former Michigan Secretary of State Terry Lynn Land, a Republican, announced Monday she is a candidate for the Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Carl Levin.
Obama: Renewed Benghazi attack controversy 'sideshow'

Obama: Renewed Benghazi attack controversy 'sideshow'

WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- The controversy over his administration's initial response to the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, is a "sideshow," President Obama said Monday.
Lawmakers call for stronger U.S. action in Syria

Lawmakers call for stronger U.S. action in Syria

WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) -- Republican lawmakers are pressing for U.S. intervention in Syria's civil war, while Democrats call for increased aid but do not rule out military action.

Lawmakers say Syria response is a big job

WASHINGTON, April 28 (UPI) -- President Obama is on the Middle East hot seat now that evidence of the use of chemical weapons in Syria has surfaced, U.S. lawmakers said Sunday.

Rep. Rogers: Kim Jong Un stability a worry

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., said Sunday there's increased worry about North Korea's nuclear capabilities because of Kim Jong Un's questionable stability.

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Obama eyes 'common sense caucus' on budget

Obama eyes 'common sense caucus' on budget

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama says he is trying to identify a "common sense caucus" of members of Congress who can reach a compromise on the budget crisis.
Entitlement cuts raise liberal hackles

Entitlement cuts raise liberal hackles

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama told House Republicans balancing the budget is not his top priority, lawmakers said after meeting with the president Wednesday.

Rogers: U.S. is losing cyberwar with China

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said the United States is losing the cyberwar with the Chinese government.

China's cyberattackers may have army link

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- China's growing digital hacking groups seem to be operating out of a building outside Shanghai that is home to an army unit, sources told The New York Times.

Many hurdles await U.S. cybersecurity law

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama's cybersecurity order has set in motion structural reforms its backers hope will be readily embraced by the U.S. corporate sector.

French troops head north in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- French troops left the capital of Mali and headed north overnight in what appears to be an acceleration of the ground war against Islamic rebels.

Lawmakers to probe Benghazi talking points

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Lawmakers say they would probe why Obama administration talking points didn't at first reflect CIA findings that terrorists attacked the U.S. mission in Libya.
House intel chair: No proof of coverup

House intel chair: No proof of coverup

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- A top congressional Republican said the White House "narrative was wrong and the intelligence was right" following the attack on a U.S. Consulate in Libya.
Report: Petraeus will testify on Benghazi

Report: Petraeus will testify on Benghazi

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Former CIA Director David Petraeus will testify Thursday before a Senate panel about the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, a senator said.
Syrian air force attack kills dozens

Syrian air force attack kills dozens

DAMASCUS, Syria, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The Syrian air force destroyed apartment buildings and a mosque in a rebel-held town, killing more than 40 people Thursday, anti-government activists said.

Chinese telecom firms grilled over links

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Chinese telecom firms Huawei and ZTE are facing congressional questioning in the United States over allegations they are too close to the Chinese government,
U.S. warships sent to Libyan coast

U.S. warships sent to Libyan coast

BENGHAZI, Libya, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- President Obama said "justice will be done" in the deaths of the U.S. ambassador and three others killed in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
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