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House passes CR, but shutdown still looms

The House of Representatives voted to pass a month-long funding bill to keep the government open, but its Senate prospects are uncertain.

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Budget, workforce challenge CDM implementation

Vendors say the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program must evolve to deal with emerging threats.

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House leaders push for funding through mid-February

The plan from House leadership extends the current continuing resolution through Feb. 16 and adds a few sweeteners to win votes.

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Russian cyber meddling extends well beyond elections

Fake FCC comments are yet another sign of Russia's ongoing destabilization campaign against U.S. targets, a social media expert told Congress.

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Senator seeks answers on pause in VA's Cerner deal

Sen. Jerry Moran is worried that the VA is going to miss the opportunity to streamline the implementation of its planned electronic health record system.

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Senate hears from IC nominees as spy authority renewal is set to pass

President Trump’s nominees for two key intelligence community oversight roles offered support of section 702 reauthorization during a smooth confirmation hearing.

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With a shutdown days away, Congress looks to regroup

A plan to pass an immigration bill this week to pave the way to a 2018 budget has gone awry, and it's not clear whether a temporary fix is workable before funding expires at midnight Jan. 19.

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Should US companies hack back? It's complicated, says DHS chief

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen assured senators that the agency would help private companies protect themselves, but she shied away from endorsing active defense tactics.

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Connolly, Schatz push to give feds a pay raise

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) are pushing to give federal employees a pay raise.

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Senators, staffers are next on Russia's cyber hit list, says report

A report from cybersecurity firm Trend Micro says Russian hackers are gearing up to attack the U.S. Senate.

House passes vulnerability disclosure oversight bill

The House of Representatives passed a bill requiring the Department of Homeland Security to inform Congress about how it makes vulnerability disclosure decisions.

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Path to funding deal remains in doubt

Republicans and Democrats in Congress face the same laundry list of issues that divided them before the holiday recess, and it remains to be seen whether a compromise is in the offing.

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