Lawmakers have chosen not to specify which biometrics a visa entry/exit system should use.
Citing China's hostility to the United States, subcommittee chairmen urge other solutions.
Sen. Mark Warner is pitching the DATA Act as an essential piece of infrastructure to support a rational accounting of federal spending.
The congressional inquiry joins other investigations launched after the deadly shooting rampage.
Memo from Sylvia Mathews Burwell includes guidance on IT systems, contracts and other key questions.
Repealing, or at least delaying, the health care reform law remains a key priority for House Republicans.
Plans by a financial regulator to collect information on potentially hundreds of millions of credit card and other accounts has House Republicans demanding answers.
GAO recommends other agencies adopt the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board practices of using single government-wide identifiers, and of standardizing data reporting requirements.
NSA disclosures, Syria and other factors make cybersecurity legislation more difficult and more imperative.
A bill to keep the government funded through mid-December has been pulled from the House schedule as Republicans wrangle over challenge on Obamacare.
While a Democratic critic calls the hearing 'theater,' Rep. Darrell Issa suggests officials deliberately tried to conceal communications.
Eric Cantor and Darrell Issa talk up data publishing standards at a transparency conference.