August 24, 2004 |
Since the CIA was created in 1947 to spy on America's Cold War enemies, 38 high-profile government committees, commissions and conclaves have urged deep reforms of the nation's chief intelligence agency. Until now, however, no one has recommended simply abolishing the CIA and reassigning all of its spies, analysts, scientists and other experts -- as well as staff from 14 lesser-known intelligence agencies -- to a new National Intelligence Service. Gone would be the CIA and its logo.
April 5, 2004 |
The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Sunday for the first time that Saddam Hussein's alleged mobile germ factories and labs probably "did not exist," and he sharply criticized prewar U.S. intelligence about Iraq's suspected weapons. Sen. Pat Roberts, a Kansas Republican who typically is a strong supporter of the CIA and the Bush White House, said the administration's use of flawed intelligence regarding the purported mobile bioweapons facilities is "embarrassing for everybody."
November 14, 1995 |
Rep. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) said Monday he will not run for the Senate and urged incumbent Sen. Nancy Landon Kassebaum to run for another term. The announcement ended weeks of speculation of a run. Roberts said a heavy workload as House Agriculture Committee chairman precluded the commitment needed for a Senate race.
April 5, 2014 |
PEARL, Miss. - Sen. Thad Cochran is a portrait of the genteel Southern politician, known for three-piece suits, a shock of white hair and shoveling billions of government dollars back to his impoverished home state to repair levees, construct research facilities at Ole Miss and bolster catfish farms. That spending prowess once reaped rewards for the Mississippi senator, with buildings bearing his name, easy reelection campaigns and so much public affection that he's known here simply as "Thad.
September 30, 1990
I don't understand all this negativity about Roseanne Barr and her show. She's a genuine original. Critics and rivals seem to want to cut the ground out from under anyone more successful than they are. Roseanne's show is warm, funny, dumb and full of real human values . . . just like real life . . . that's why we relate to it. Why don't the critics go after "Golden Girls," "Night Court" and other prime-timers that are rife with off-color, sexually implicit...
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November 3, 1992 |
Two San Francisco women are safe after spending a week in the snow-covered Desolation Wilderness. El Dorado County Sheriff's Lt. Bob Altmeyer said the two, who were reported missing Sunday, were spotted Monday from a California Highway Patrol helicopter. Altmeyer said Pat Roberts, 36, and Joshlin Kochen, 42, were rescued and underwent medical examinations, although both seemed to be in good condition after their experience.