WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 17: The entrance of the office of U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) at Russell Senate Office Building, where the hallway outside was temporarily evacuated, is seen April 17, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. U.S. Capitol Police were investigating three suspicious packages in the Hart and Russell Senate Office buildings, one of which was delivered to Shelby's front office.
In May 1998, the CIA didn’t get wind of India’s intention to set off several underground nuclear blasts, in what Richard Shelby, then chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, called a ‘colossal failure of our nation’s intelligence gathering.’
This budget focuses too heavily on maintaining the fiction of privately funded commercial cargo and crew vehicles, which diverts critical resources from NASA's goal of developing human space flight capabilities with the SLSMore quotes »
Hagel has enough support for defense secretary
President Barack Obama 's Cabinet choice is expected next week.Hagel cleared the threshold when five-term Republican Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama said he would vote for the former two-term GOP senator from Nebraska after joining other Republicans last week Read more »
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Sewell to attend White House signing of "four little girls" bill Friday, will reschedule town halls
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Birmingham, announced today that she will not be able to host a series of four town hall meetings in the Birmingham area -- including three in the Western communities -- previously scheduled for Friday. Instead from Everything Alabama Read more »
FBI director confirms vital role for future TEDAC facility at Redstone Arsenal
Groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday June 25, 2010 on Redstone Arsenal for the FBI's Terrorist Explosive Device Analytical Center, which will move here from Quantico, Va. Guests included FBI Director Robert Mueller and U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby. (The H from Everything Alabama Read more »
U.S. Senate gives unanimous final approval of gold medal honoring Birmingham's 'Four Little Girls'
Their deaths continue to serve as a reminder of the struggle for freedom and equality for which many sacrificed their lives,"said Sen. Richard Shelby. ARCHIVED PHOTO-This plaque in the church museum honors the four young girls from left, Denise McNair, C from Everything Alabama Read more »
Barack Obama, GOP at odds over Guantanamo Bay prison
WASHINGTON — Local Republicans in Congress condemned President Barack Obama's renewed commitment to close the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba, freshening their own arguments against transferring detainees and putting Americans in harm's way. "All of the pr from Stars and Stripes Read more »
The BULLY PULPIT Tautology
Would the threat of canceling the trip have caused Begich (and six fellow senators) to reconsider, as the story implies? Obviously, we can’t go back and re-run history and find out. We can, however, find a reasonably close approximation. During Bill Clin from Lawyers, Guns and Money Read more »