Defense civilian employees face 11 days of furlough

Monday, May 20, 2013

Faced with $37 billion in sequester cuts for fiscal year 2013, the Department of Defense will furlough its civilian employees for 11 days from July through September.

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GOP lawmakers demand Boston bombing suspect be designated an “enemy combatant”

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Several prominent GOP lawmakers have called for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, to be designated an “enemy combatant”, implying that the law of war…

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Transcript: Mass General Hospital press briefing on Boston Marathon bombing victims – April 16, 2013

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Partial transcript of remarks by Dr. George Velmahos, Chief of Trauma Surgery, and Dr. Alasdair Conn, Chief of Emergency Services, on the status of Boston Marathon bombing victims…

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Transcript: Press briefing on the Boston Marathon bombing victims’ conditions at Boston Medical Center – April 16, 2013

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Transcript of Q&A with Dr. Tracey Dechert, Trauma Surgeon at Boston Medical Center, on the conditions of Boston Marathon bombing victims being treated at Boston Medical Center. The…

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Transcript: Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley’s remarks on the Boston Marathon bombings – evening press conference on April 15, 2013

Monday, April 15, 2013

Partial transcript of remarks by Dan Conley, Suffolk County District Attorney, on the bombings at the Boston Marathon at a press conference on April 15, 2013:

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Transcript: Q&A with Ambassador Samir Sumaida’ie on the state of Iraq 10 years after the U.S. invasion

Monday, April 8, 2013

Partial transcript of Q&A with Samir Sumaida’ie, former Iraqi Ambassador to the United States, on the state of Iraq 10 years after the U.S. invasion at the Carnegie…

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Transcript: Gen. David Petraeus’s speech on military veterans at USC

Monday, April 1, 2013

Partial transcript of remarks by former CIA Director and retired Gen. David Petraeus on military veterans at the University of Southern California on March 26, 2013:

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Transcript: Testimony of Gen. Frank Grass on the impacts of sequestration on the National Guard

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Transcript of testimony of Gen. Frank J. Grass, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, on the impacts of sequestration. The Senate Armed Services Committee hearing was held on…

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Transcript: Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter’s testimony on the impacts of sequestration before the Senate Appropriations Committee

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Transcript of testimony by Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter on the impacts of sequestration on troop readiness, U.S. military capabilities, defense strategy, and the defense industry. The…

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Transcript: GOP Rep. Mac Thornberry says civilian attrition is a good way to save money at the Pentagon

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Transcribed & edited by Jenny Jiang Transcript of remarks by Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) on sequestration at a press briefing on Feb. 6, 2013:

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