Sen. Ted Cruz To Oversee NASA & Science Programs In Congress Even …

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Sen. Ted Cruz To Oversee NASA & Science Programs In Congress Even …

Bucking another trend, Ted Cruz reports to jury duty even though senators are exempt. Texas Sen. Senator Ted Cruz tore into the White House for failing to send a high-ranking cabinet member to Sunday’s rally in Paris, a move the administration conceded was a mistake earlier in the afternoon. “Where was the president?” Cruz said in a speech Monday at the Heritage Foundation. “Where was the vice president? But the Texas Republican known for his penchant for bucking trends showed up – in black cowboy boots, no less – for jury duty Friday, setting social media abuzz. Ted Cruz took a swipe at Mitt Romney on Monday, saying that Republicans’ path to the presidency doesn’t cut through ...

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Keystone XL: Could Obama strike a deal with Congress? (+video)

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Keystone XL: Could Obama strike a deal with Congress? (+video)

Keystone XL passes key Senate test, setting up showdown with Obama. Washington — There’s one place where Keystone XL supporters and opponents seem to agree: It’s time for President Obama to decide on the country’s most famous (or infamous) energy infrastructure proposal. WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Monday to take up a bill that would force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, opening a debate on energy and climate change that will preview other clashes to come between President Barack Obama and the new Republican Congress. Backers and detractors alike have called for the administration to finally approve or reject the oil sands project through six years of delays, but now pressure ...

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Deciphering Obama’s chemistry with Congress

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Deciphering Obama’s chemistry with Congress

Obama Seeks Laws On Data Hacking, Student Privacy. (Bloomberg) — Following corporate data breaches of companies including Sony Corp. and Target Corp., President Barack Obama today is proposing legislation to protect consumers who are victims of such cybertheft.A White House official said Obama will announce the proposed legislation Monday, along with a measure aimed at preventing companies from selling student data to third parties. Obama in a speech at the Federal Trade Commission will outline his State of the Union cybersecurity and identity theft platform, saying most people in the U.S. think their personal data isn’t safe online. If passed by Congress, the Personal Data Notification ...

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Three thoughts on Obama’s relationship with Congress

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Three thoughts on Obama’s relationship with Congress

Obama Wants Stricter Data Privacy Laws (That Still Aren’t So Strict). (Bloomberg) — Following corporate data breaches of companies including Sony Corp. and Target Corp., President Barack Obama today is proposing legislation to protect consumers who are victims of such cybertheft. A White House official said Obama will announce the proposed legislation Monday, along with a measure aimed at preventing companies from selling student data to third parties.Ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit to the Federal Trade Commission on Monday, the White House released details about privacy and cybersecurity proposals Obama will discuss there and in his State of the Union speech on Jan. ...

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Deciphering Obama’s chemistry with Congress _or lack of it

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Deciphering Obama’s chemistry with Congress _or lack of it

Obama to push for data breach law requiring companies to report hacks. President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked, a move that follows high-profile breaches at retailers including Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus. Ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit to the Federal Trade Commission on Monday, the White House released details about privacy and cybersecurity proposals Obama will discuss there and in his State of the Union speech on Jan. 20.WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama will announce a handful of new consumer cybersecurity proposals on Monday, citing the growing threat of identity ...

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Deciphering Obama’s chemistry with Congress — or lack of it

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Deciphering Obama’s chemistry with Congress — or lack of it

Obama aims to tighten laws on data hacking and student privacy. The White House is pushing for new laws and executive actions that would tighten corporate defenses against cyberattacks, following major breaches at Target, Home Depot, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked. Obama is also likely to propose rules that prohibit technology companies from profiting from information collected in schools, according to a report Sunday in the New York Times, quoting White House officials. The announcement is part of the White House’s efforts to preview ...

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Relationship between Congress, Obama is no charm contest

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Relationship between Congress, Obama is no charm contest

Barack Obama to call for laws on data hacking, student privacy. The White House is pushing for new laws and executive actions that would tighten corporate defenses against cyberattacks, following major breaches at Target, Home Depot, and Sony Pictures Entertainment.WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked. A White House official said Obama would announce the proposed legislation Monday, along with a measure aimed at preventing companies from selling student data to third parties and from using information collected in school to engage in targeted advertising. The announcement ...

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Deciphering Obama’s chemistry with Congress _ or lack of it

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Deciphering Obama’s chemistry with Congress _ or lack of it

Barack Obama to call for laws on data hacking, student privacy. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked, a move that follows high-profile breaches at retailers including Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus. A White House official said Obama will announce the proposed legislation Monday, along with a measure aimed at preventing companies from selling student data to third parties and from using information collected in school to engage in targeted advertising. Obama is expected to urge Congress to impose a bevy of restrictions on companies that operate websites, apps and ...

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Deciphering Obama’s Chemistry With Congress _ or Lack of It

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Deciphering Obama’s Chemistry With Congress _ or Lack of It

Barack Obama to call for laws on data hacking, student privacy. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked, a move that follows high-profile breaches at retailers including Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus. A White House official said Obama will announce the proposed legislation Monday, along with a measure aimed at preventing companies from selling student data to third parties and from using information collected in school to engage in targeted advertising. Obama is expected to urge Congress to impose a bevy of restrictions on companies that operate websites, apps and ...

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Deciphering Obama’s Chemistry With Congress _ or Lack of It

Rubric: Congress | 14 Jan 2015 | no comments yet »
Deciphering Obama’s Chemistry With Congress _ or Lack of It

Barack Obama to call for laws on data hacking, student privacy. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked, a move that follows high-profile breaches at retailers including Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus. A White House official said Obama will announce the proposed legislation Monday, along with a measure aimed at preventing companies from selling student data to third parties and from using information collected in school to engage in targeted advertising. Obama is expected to urge Congress to impose a bevy of restrictions on companies that operate websites, apps and ...

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