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December 22, 1994 | From a Times Staff Writer
House Speaker-to-be Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) will end his longtime practice of walking to work and, bowing to the urgings of the U.S. Capitol Police, instead will ride in a van protected by armed guards. Gingrich's aides said he has received several death threats. So did departing Speaker Thomas S. Foley (D-Wash.).
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July 14, 2011 | By Ned Parker, Los Angeles Times
Elite units controlled by Prime Minister Nouri Maliki's military office are ignoring members of parliament and the government's own directive by operating a clandestine jail in Baghdad's Green Zone where prisoners routinely face torture to extract confessions, Iraqi officials say. Iraqi legislators and security officials have been joined by the International Committee of the Red Cross in expressing concern about the facility, called Camp Honor....
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 28, 1993 | MARK GLADSTONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Citing dangers to personal safety encountered by politicians, the state Senate on Wednesday made it easier for lawmakers to arm themselves with an added degree of protection. By a 32-3 margin, the Senate approved a bill by Sen.
NATIONAL
October 10, 2003 | Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Times Staff Writer
Key senators Thursday scolded the federal airport security agency for using what an investigator called "simply inane" questions to test luggage screeners -- and for giving away many answers beforehand. "Notwithstanding that some questions addressed information material to the [training] course, it is extremely disturbing that most ...
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July 13, 1995 | From Associated Press
Seven House Democratic women who appear on a GOP "wanted poster" accused Republicans Wednesday of putting their lives in danger. "This 'wanted poster' is a scurrilous and irresponsible escalation of Republican hostility toward black, Jewish and women legislators," said Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles). She said she was asking the FBI and House security to advise the 28 Democrats who appear on the poster of possible security risks.
NATIONAL
October 10, 2003 | Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Times Staff Writer
Key senators Thursday scolded the federal airport security agency for using what an investigator called "simply inane" questions to test luggage screeners -- and for giving away many answers beforehand. "Notwithstanding that some questions addressed information material to the [training] course, it is extremely disturbing that most ...
NEWS
August 17, 1998 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Unfazed by the recent terrorist bombings of American embassies in Africa and a gunman's fatal attack at the U.S. Capitol, the Legislature is holding fast to its decision not to build a controversial security fence around California's statehouse. Last year, the state budgeted $2 million for a fence, but lawmakers later decided to scrap the project. When the legislature put its final touches on the state budget over the last week, the decision against the fence remained in place.
WORLD
July 14, 2011 | By Ned Parker, Los Angeles Times
Elite units controlled by Prime Minister Nouri Maliki's military office are ignoring members of parliament and the government's own directive by operating a clandestine jail in Baghdad's Green Zone where prisoners routinely face torture to extract confessions, Iraqi officials say. Iraqi legislators and security officials have been joined by the International Committee of the Red Cross in expressing concern about the facility, called Camp Honor....
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November 1, 1991 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An assistant to Senate leader David A. Roberti, the Legislature's champion of firearms controls, was issued a license Thursday by local authorities allowing him to carry a concealed revolver in the gun-shy Capitol and nearly anywhere else in California. Issuance of the permit to David L. Commons, 77, caused consternation in the office of the Los Angeles Democrat. Clearly irritated, Rules Committee executive officer Cliff Berg, Roberti's longtime No.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 15, 2003 | Patt Morrison
Jamie Court, you beat me to it. And I'm pretty ticked off about that. My bean-spilling plans were already afoot. I'd lined up a couple of those Web services that for 20 or 30 or 50 bucks will "SNOOP, SPY and satisfy your curiosity about ANYONE, ANYTIME!" and "RUIN ANYONE with Top Secret Software!" I was all set to plug in the names of the Assembly Banking Committee members who appear to have no problem at all putting you and me and our kids on the auction block.
NEWS
August 17, 1998 | CARL INGRAM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Unfazed by the recent terrorist bombings of American embassies in Africa and a gunman's fatal attack at the U.S. Capitol, the Legislature is holding fast to its decision not to build a controversial security fence around California's statehouse. Last year, the state budgeted $2 million for a fence, but lawmakers later decided to scrap the project. When the legislature put its final touches on the state budget over the last week, the decision against the fence remained in place.
NEWS
July 13, 1995 | From Associated Press
Seven House Democratic women who appear on a GOP "wanted poster" accused Republicans Wednesday of putting their lives in danger. "This 'wanted poster' is a scurrilous and irresponsible escalation of Republican hostility toward black, Jewish and women legislators," said Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles). She said she was asking the FBI and House security to advise the 28 Democrats who appear on the poster of possible security risks.
NEWS
December 22, 1994 | From a Times Staff Writer
House Speaker-to-be Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) will end his longtime practice of walking to work and, bowing to the urgings of the U.S. Capitol Police, instead will ride in a van protected by armed guards. Gingrich's aides said he has received several death threats. So did departing Speaker Thomas S. Foley (D-Wash.).
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 28, 1993 | MARK GLADSTONE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Citing dangers to personal safety encountered by politicians, the state Senate on Wednesday made it easier for lawmakers to arm themselves with an added degree of protection. By a 32-3 margin, the Senate approved a bill by Sen.
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