Really putting on the "heat," he says, is a collection of facilities and schools in New Orleans. Fahrenkopf says he hopes to announce the winners within weeks. "We are down to the short strokes now."
By Paul Bedard
The U.S. is launching air strikes to soften the group until the Iraqis and other regional allies can neutralize it, but some urge deeper involvement
In states like Arkansas, Michigan and Alaska, security at the U.S.-Mexico border has become a midterm campaign issue