Homeland Security Committee

The House Homeland Security Committee is one of more than 80 House and Senate organizations that oversee some part of the Homeland Security Department. Committee members–both Democrat and Republican–know that needs to change. Congressman Bennie Thompson, the committee chairman, is making the reduction of the number of lawmakers who oversee DHS one of his committee’s main priorities for the 111th Congress. FederalNewsRadio’s Jason Miller joins us with details on Thompson’s plans for 2009.