I have been disappointed by this administration's unwillingness to declassify material contained in these reports, material which I believe informs the public, but that -- I repeat, does not -- jeopardize intelligence operations, sources and methodsIraq report secrecy draws criticism Aug 04, 2006
If you take that line that he said 'We are preparing every minute and every minute and when we're ready we're going to attack you in your homeland,' I think we have to take that very seriouslyOfficials: Take bin Laden tape seriously Jan 22, 2006
The ravages of this disease, and the toll it takes not only on its victims but on family and loved ones, cannot easily be described to someone who has not witnessed it personallyGroups seek to save NIH brain collection Apr 01, 2005
I think he's going to have to (pressure Republicans) sooner or later, and he's going to have speak with one voicePressure continues on intelligence overhaul Nov 29, 2004
No one agency, no matter how distinguished its history, is more important than U.S. national securityRepublicans call for dismantling CIA Aug 23, 2004
Charles Patrick "Pat" Roberts (born April 20, 1936) is the junior United States Senator from Kansas. A member of the Republican Party, he was formerly the Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. He holds conservative positions on most issues.
Roberts was born in Topeka, Kansas, to Ruth B. Patrick and C. Wesley Roberts. His father served for four months as Chairman of the Republican National Committee under Dwight D. Eisenhower. Roberts's great-grandfather, J.W. Roberts, was the founder of the Oskaloosa Independent, which claims to be the second-oldest newspaper in Kansas.
Roberts graduated in 1954 from high school in Holton, Kansas. He went on to earn a B.A. in Journalism from Kansas State University in 1958, where he became a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. From 1958 to 1962, he served as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps. Roberts was a reporter and editor for several Arizona newspapers before joining the staff of Republican Kansas Senator Frank Carlson in 1967. In 1969, he became administrative assistant to Kansas's 1st District Congressman Keith Sebelius.