Protecting our Data in the Next Frontier

Cybersecurity will take center stage this week as Congress begins drafting legislation to address data breaches. In particular, they will be responding to President Obama’s call for a federal notification standard to alert consumers of breaches rather than, as the process currently stands, a separate state-by-state system. On Tuesday, hearings began in the House Energy…

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“The State of the Union is strong.”

On Tuesday, President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address to Congress. Called “the Super Bowl of political events,” the State of the Union is one of the biggest and most storied nights in politics.1 Significant planning goes into not only the speech itself but in the opposing party’s rebuttals, logistics, and even…

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State of Bipartisanship

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about polarization in this country and the role of the American people in the worsening of this divide.  I explored the idea that while the public may blame Congress for partisanship and gridlock, it may actually be their own beliefs and actions that is the root of…

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