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Passing the gavels on Capitol Hill

Key oversight chairmanships will shift in the next Congress, thanks to Republicans' Senate wins and House GOP rules.

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FITARA supporters ‘optimistic’ about lame duck

Which party wins control of the Senate might be less important to passage of key IT acquisition legislation than how much time is left on the legislative clock.

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Can DHS get it together?

Slowly but surely, the agency's ability to handle cybersecurity has evolved -- but experts say key hurdles remain.

Senators Saxby Chambliss (GA) and Dianne Feinstein (CA).

Feinstein, Chambliss: We can pass a cyber bill during lame duck

The chair and ranking member of the Senate Intelligence Committee say they've addressed privacy and liability concerns, and predict both chambers can move cyber legislation after the election.

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Budget forecasts, campaign apps and congressional data centers

News and notes from around the federal IT community

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'Computer Chaos' at 20: Back where we started

A key contributor to Clinger-Cohen argues that federal IT has failed to take advantage of the tools that law provided.

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Why nobody knows how much data center consolidation is saving

Agencies use different ways to count savings, making estimates difficult to pin down.

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GPO cloud, Army IT, cyber insurance and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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5 predictions for fiscal 2015

The Information Technology Industry Council's Trey Hodgkins offers his forecast for the coming year.

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Intel chairman: We need more cyber offense

House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers picks up the trail of an ongoing dialogue between Congress and Cyber Command on the role of offense in U.S. cyber policy.

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Treasury, OMB chart path to Data Act implementation

While OMB is leading the development of data definition standards, Treasury is concentrating on data exchange standards.

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5 key IT bills still pending in Congress

Lawmakers continue to wrestle over issues related to cybersecurity, privacy and procurement reform.

The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.