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Familiar Face Returns to Lead Global War on Terrorism Memorial Effort
Military
Familiar Face Returns to Lead Global War on Terrorism Memorial Effort
2022-01-03 15:58:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Michael “Rod” Rodriguez, the former head of the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Foundation, is returning to the role of president and CEO as the effort to build the memorial picks up steam, the organization announced Monday. As... Read More

Global War on Terrorism Heroes to Be Honored on National Mall
In The News
Global War on Terrorism Heroes to Be Honored on National Mall
2021-12-28 16:11:59
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — A new memorial honoring all those who have served in the global war on terrorism since the Sept. 11 attacks is coming to the National Mall. President Joe Biden signed S.535, the Global War on Terrorism Memorial Location... Read More

IA Senate: Joni Ernst (R)
Senate Watch
IA Senate: Joni Ernst (R)
2020-10-28 15:56:20
by TWN Staff

About Ernst: In 2014 Joni Ernst became the first woman elected to represent Iowa in federal office, and the first female combat veteran to serve in the Senate.  A farmers’ daughter, Joni Ernst was taught to work hard, live simply,... Read More

Senate Grapples with Spiraling Opioid Epidemic
Opioids
Senate Grapples with Spiraling Opioid Epidemic
2019-12-20 19:42:55
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- A U.S. Senate committee sought answers again Tuesday on how to stop a nationwide crisis of opioid addictions while acknowledging their previous efforts have largely failed. A record 61,300 people died from drug overdoses in 2017 in the... Read More

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