keeping a low profile during its first three months of life,
expect to see a more active Homeland Security Committee, The
on the House panel have complained that the 50-member group
hasn't done enough since January to assess terrorist threats
and oversee the new Department of Homeland Security.
pressure, coupled with the determination of Chairman Chris
Cox, R-CA, to make the new committee a success, should yield
more hearings and perhaps, as many on the panel would hope,
a visit from Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge.