Archive for May 2015

That was the week that was

May 4, 2015 - 02:22 PM
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Republican Strategist Jack Burkman and Democratic Strategist David Mercer break down the week in politics.

In this installment they debate, the protests in Baltimore, Sen. Bernie Sanders' bid for president, and more scandal plaguing Gov. Chris Christie.

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The DOD's cyber strategy

May 4, 2015 - 02:20 PM
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Defense Secretary Ashton Carter unveiled the agency's plan to counteract the growing cyber threat. Now, DOD will focus on growing its cyber command force as a way to fight the continuing threat.

Sean Lyngaas, cybersecurity reporter with FCW, discussed the strategy with Capital Insider.

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The draw of Silicon Valley

May 4, 2015 - 02:19 PM
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The intelligence community has been reaching out to Silicon Valley, looking for innovation. Now, others within the Obama administration are getting in on the action.

Jill Aitoro, senior staff reporter, with the Washington Business Journal, discussed the trend with Capital Insider.

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DOE loans

May 4, 2015 - 02:18 PM
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The Department of Energy's loan program portfolio totals more than $25 billion. The funds are slated to help projects on nuclear, solar, and wind power alternatives.

Frank Rusco, director of natural resources and environmental issues with the GAO, discussed the program and risk of loan default with Capital Insider.

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The battle over NSA reform

May 4, 2015 - 02:17 PM
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A bipartisan group of lawmakers have proposed major changes to the surveillance agency. Now, Congress is working against the clock to get new measures in place before they expire in June.

Elise Viebeck, cybersecurity reporter for The Hill, discussed the proposed changes with Capital Insider.

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