Archive for category Stories to Share April 2015

Rand Paul's big announcement

April 8, 2015 - 02:14 PM
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Kentucky Senator Rand Paul says he's officially running, making him the second Republican to officially announce. Now, analysts are wondering if his big vision for the U.S. will sit well with the Republican base.

Kevin Cirilli, reporter for The Hill, discussed the Paul campaign plus Hillary Clinton's plans with Capital Insider.

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Denied area intelligence

April 8, 2015 - 01:43 PM
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One company is working to offer information on the biggest cyber threats in the world. What could that treasure trove of information mean for protecting critical infrastructure?

Dan Verton, editorial director at FedScoop, discussed Kaspersky's denied area database with Capital Insider.

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That was the week that was

April 7, 2015 - 02:20 PM
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Republican Strategist Jack Burkman and Democratic Strategist Richard Fowler break down the week in politics.

In this installment, Iran's nuclear deal, religious freedom laws and Hillary Clinton's potential 2016 headquarters.

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A deal with Iran

April 7, 2015 - 02:12 PM
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After 18 months of deliberation, a nuclear deal agreement has finally been reached between leading world powers and Iran. What does this potentially historic deal consist of?

J.D. Gordon, executive director of Protect America Today, discussed the outcomes of the deal with Capital Insider.

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The managed inclusion process

April 7, 2015 - 02:08 PM
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In 2011, TSA opened expedited airport screening to the public. A recent investigation by the Government Accountability Office is now calling the security effectiveness of the pre-check program into question.

Jenny Grover, Director of Homeland Security and Justice Issues with the GAO, discussed airport security with Capital Insider.

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Weapons of the future

April 7, 2015 - 02:03 PM
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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is well-known for their robots that walk on four legs. More recently, DARPA has made waves with it's emerging military technology that could change the future of war.

Patrick Tucker, technology editor for Defense One, discussed this new technology with Capital Insider.

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Fixing Medicare costs

April 2, 2015 - 06:47 PM
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Congress has finally decided on a permanent fix for the "sustainable growth rate formula," a major issue facing Medicare re-imbursement. The new bill is expected to save the Government money while returning stability to Medicare physician payments.

Ryan Alexander, president of the Non-Partisan TaxPayers for Common Sense, discussed the recently passed measure with Capital Insider.

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Iran's nuclear agreement

April 2, 2015 - 06:45 PM
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A nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers remains unresolved so officials have extended the deadline until Wednesday. Will more time help the involved parties reach a conclusion?

Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor, executive vice president of The Burke-Macgregor Group, discussed the nuclear agreement with Capital Insider.

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Reid's departure

April 2, 2015 - 06:44 PM
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Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced on Friday that he won't be seeking re-election in 2016. Will his successor, Sen. Chuck Schumer, be able to follow in his footsteps?

Brian Fung, technology reporter for the Washington Post, discussed the implications of Reid's retirement with Capital Insider.

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The 2016 race to the White House

April 2, 2015 - 06:39 PM
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Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said on Monday he will be making a major announcement in Miami on April 13th.
Political analysts predict he will announce his presidential bid, but that would rule out his option of running for his Senate seat.

Francis Rose, host of "In-Depth with Francis Rose" on Federal News Radio, discussed Rubio's big plans with Capital Insider.

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