Jan 7, 2013
Obama will take the lead protecting cybernetworks
Having failed to pass cybersecurity legislation for the third consecutive year, Congress this year will take a back seat to the Obama administration in trying to secure critical networks such as transportation, banking and communications from Internet attacks.
GOP's 'demographic cliff' and the new politics of immigration
The results of the 2012 elections showed that Republicans are teetering at the edge of a "demographic cliff." They have alienated Latino voters so thoroughly that they risk becoming a regional party unless something big changes, and changes soon.
Outgoing Rep. Lungren hopes to remain engaged in cybersecurity efforts
Rep. Dan Lungren , the outgoing chairman of the cybersecurity subpanel on the House Homeland Security Committee, said it's "an absolute necessity" for Congress to move forward on legislation in 2013 that's designed to help the private sector share data about cyber threats with the federal government.
Incoming House gets first woman committee chair
House Speaker John A. Boehner on Friday named Rep. Candice S. Miller of Michigan as chairwoman of the House Administration Committee for the new Congress, after the Republican House majority faced criticism earlier this week for the all-white male lineup of the 19 committee chairmen previously named.
Asian Pacific American gains another House seat
With an Asian Pacific American winning one of the remaining contested seats in the U.S. House of Representatives , the largest ever APA delegation will be on hand when the 113th Congress convene next year.