Booz Allen's Wall Street strategy

July 31, 2014 - 03:49 PM
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Booz Allen Hamilton is giving a special dividend to shareholders, creating great payoffs for investors.

Jill Aitoro, senior staff reporter at the Washington Business Journal, discussed that and more with Capital Insider.

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Potential data caps on broadband services

July 31, 2014 - 03:43 PM
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Soon Americans may have to worry about going over data ceilings for more than just their smartphone data plans. Broadband providers may start adopting usage based pricing for internet.

Brian Fung, technology reporter for the Washington Post, discussed that and interconnection agreements with Capital Insider.

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Operation Choke Point

July 30, 2014 - 04:05 PM
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Operation Choke Point is supposed to fight fraud in the financial services sector, but a conservative think tank worries the program is targeting legal industries.

David Williams, president of Taxpayers Protection Alliance, discussed that with Capital Insider.

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The fighting continues in Gaza

July 30, 2014 - 04:02 PM
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With fighting in Gaza still going strong after three weeks, it appears the end to the war between Israel and Hamas is no where in sight.

Tony Shaffer, CIA trained intelligence operations officer and senior fellow at the London Center for Policy Research, discussed that and Putin's next move with Capital Insider.

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Social Security's $300 million IT flop

July 29, 2014 - 02:33 PM
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After six years in development, the agency has decided to hit the reset button on an improvement project. Now, Congress is getting involved, asking questions about how all of that time and money was wasted.

Colby Hochmuth, staff writer with FCW, discussed the SSA's IT flop with Capital Insider.

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An update on UAVs

July 29, 2014 - 02:31 PM
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Politico is reporting President Obama will issue an executive order on privacy guidelines for commercial drones. The order could impact the current FAA discussion into regulations.

Ben Gielow, general counsel for AUVSI, discussed the impending legislation with Capital Insider.

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That was the week that was

July 28, 2014 - 04:22 PM
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Republican Strategist Jack Burkman and Democratic Strategist Richard Fowler break down the week in politics.

In this installment,they discuss Obama's fundraising, Sen. Ted Cruz's comments on the FAA, and Michele Bachmann's potential 2016 run.

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The digital guardian angel

July 25, 2014 - 04:38 PM
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The Service to America Medals, or Sammies, honor federal workers who show a commitment to public service and make the agencies they work for stronger.

Patrick DeGroodt, project manager for the Department of the Army, created an innovative communications system that keeps our troops so safe they call it their digital guardian angel.

For more information click here.

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Are Americans as safe as they think they are?

July 25, 2014 - 04:31 PM
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With unrest in the Middle East and Ukraine paired with the mysterious white flags replaced on the Brooklyn Bridge, many are beginning to wonder if Americans are as safe as they think.

J.J. Green, National Security Correspondent for WTOP Radio, discussed that with Capital Insider from the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado.

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A look at federal jobs

July 24, 2014 - 01:58 PM
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While hiring in the federal workplace has been declining, there are still some agencies that are continuing to employ new workers.

Tom Fox, with the Partnership for Public Service and the Washington Post, discussed that with Capital Insider.

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Biosafety in the federal workplace

July 24, 2014 - 01:52 PM
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With about 80 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employees potentially exposed to anthrax in June, many are wondering what practices are being put in place to protect employees from infection.

Nancy Kingsbury, managing director for applied research methods at the Government Accountability Office, gave Capital Insider insight on the situation.

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Kindle Unlimited

July 23, 2014 - 05:13 PM
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Paying just $10 a month will give Kindle customers unlimited access to hundreds of thousands of ebooks. But, is this deal too good to be true?

Hayley Tsukayama, technology reporter for the Washington Post, discussed that and Microsoft's decision to layoff thousands next year with Capital Insider.

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The Congressional to-do list and your money

July 23, 2014 - 04:01 PM
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With an August break just two weeks away, Congress is facing a long to-do list with bills covering things from highway funds to immigration.

Steve Ellis, vice president of the non-partisan Taxpayers for Common Sense, gave Capital Insider insight on the situation.

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Militarizing the Southern Border

July 23, 2014 - 03:47 PM
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Texas Governor Rick Perry says he will deploy up to 1,000 national guard troops to the border, costing the state millions. But, is it the right move?

Retired Army Col. Douglas MacGregor, executive vice president of the Burke MacGregor group, discussed that and more with Capital Insider.

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Protecting Federal Data

July 23, 2014 - 02:41 PM
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With cyber attacks on the increase, federal agencies need to find new ways to protect themselves.

Francis Rose, host of "In-Depth with Francis Rose" on Federal News Radio, discussed that and the need for a revamping at the Defense Department with Capital Insider.

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Obama bears down on Russia

July 23, 2014 - 02:37 PM
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With Russia's continued support of Ukrainian separatists, President Obama warned the country could face further consequences.

John Donnelly, editor of the defense blog for Congressional Quarterly, discussed that and the future of protecting passenger planes with Capital Insider.

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That was the week that was

July 23, 2014 - 01:33 PM
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Republican Strategist Jack Burkman and Democratic Strategist Richard Fowler break down the week in politics.

In this installment,they discuss Dick Cheney slamming President Obama, Eric Holder's comments on race, and Hillary Clinton's office preferences.

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Dark money and the IRS

July 18, 2014 - 01:27 PM
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The IRS's Non-Profit Division is responsible for making sure organizations are following tax laws. However, after the Tea Party targeting schedule it is hard to say if the agency is efficiently regulating the amount of dark money pouring into campaigns.

Dave Levinthal, senior political reporter for the Center of Public Integrity, gave Capital Insider insight into the situation.

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Unrest around the world

July 18, 2014 - 01:20 PM
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Just four months after a Malaysia Airlines plane disappeared, one of their jets was shot down over Ukraine killing all 298 passengers on board. Ukraine suspects Russia, but who is really to blame?

Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer, a CIA trained senior intelligence officer and Senior Fellow at the London Center for Policy research, discussed that and Israel's ground incursion in the Gaza Strip with Capital Insider.

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An update on the housing market

July 17, 2014 - 01:34 PM
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The new home builder confidence number is up four points from last month, leading many to wonder what this means for the housing industry.

Dr. Lisa Sturtevant, director of the Center for Housing Policy at the National Housing Conference, discussed that and Janet Yellen's concern for the housing market with Capital Insider.

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