Recently I returned from an official trip to Iraq and Afghanistan. I was honored to spend time with men and women from our Armed Forces and listen to their experiences serving overseas during wartime. And after having those conversations, meeting with foreign leaders and visiting our military bases, it is clear to me that sustainable progress has been made in Iraq. In fact, it has set the st
On February 17, 2005, Border Patrol Agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean noticed a suspicious van attempting to cross the border from Mexico into Texas. The agents took steps to apprehend the van which caused the driver of the van, Osvaldo Aldrete-Davila, to jump out of the vehicle and flee on foot back towards Mexico.
As Congress returns to Capitol Hill this week, a divisive issue that was put on hold before Thanksgiving has reemerged. Three Detroit-headquartered automakers - Chrysler, Ford and General Motors - have asked members of Congress to consider giving them a multi-billion dollar bailout. Even though the current economic crisis has increased the burden on American automakers, these so called "Big T
In less than 99 days American television is going to go through a major change. On February 17, 2009, over-the-air broadcast channels will be distributed exclusively in a digital format. This means that televisions that are not digital television (DTV) compatible will not receive programming. This change will affect over 70 million American televisions and with less than 100 days until the t