Federal Drive

  • Kirk For Trade

    Former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk has been picked by President-elect Barack Obama to be the next U.S. Trade Representative. Kirk was a proponent of the North American Free Trade Agreement and China’s entry into the…

  • Inauguration Organization

    January 20th is a big day next year – it’s Inauguration Day! A total of 68 Presidents have been sworn in so far. Every ceremony has been organized by the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural…

  • Blago Strikes Again

    Someone has been chosen to fill President-elect Obama’s empty Senate seat. In a surprise move, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich chose former state Attorney General Ronald Burris. But instantly, the secretary of state there refused to…

  • Wednesday Morning Federal Newsstand

    Obama team seeks public input on health care Democrats’ struggle over filling Obama seat NSF asks again for ‘game-changing’ cybersecurity technology Inaugural committee offers a chance at tickets Feds approve gas drilling plan for Montana…

  • Israeli Conflict

    The White House is supporting Israel in its clash with Hamas militants in Gaza. CNN is reporting that the president’s national security adviser is calling on Hamas to back down. CNN’s Bob Constantini will give…

  • Serious Gaming

    You’ve heard of Nintendo Wii and Sony Play Station, right?Heart-pumping, lights-flashing video gaming systems some people use for a little R & R. But it turns out video games can do a world of good…

  • Ringing In The New Administration

    Many people are gearing up for the Presidential Inauguration and that includes the members of the United States Marine Corps Band. Colonel Michael Colburn is director for The President’s Own United States Marine Corps Band…

  • Inauguration Application

    The upcoming Presidential inauguration is historic for many reasons and one of those has to do with a new bit of technology. A new software application gives guests attending the Inauguration the ability to navigate…

  • Leadership Matters

    When the new Administration takes over next month, it’s going to be hit with a pretty large bill for more than $100 million. Not many know about it, but Federal News Radio commentator Lurita Doan…

  • Tuesday Morning Federal Newsstand

    Bonuses, elite rep help boost Marine numbers Security clearance process still transforming Israeli warplanes slam Hamas government compound Pakistan: India moves troops toward shared border US: Roadside bombs in Afghanistan double in 2008 Shoe-throwing Iraqi…

  • Cisco Report

    It’s that time of the year again! Cisco has released its annual security report. So what are the latest threats? How can you protect yourself and your agency? Patrick Peterson is a Cisco Fellow and…

  • Blago Blowback?

    The Illinois House panel considering impeachment charges against the governor won’t subpoena Barack Obama’s aides. But what does that mean for the federal government? CNN’s Amanda Moyer reports the move comes after prosecutors said the…

  • Department of History?

    The Justice Department recently donated more than 50,000 pages of World War Two-era documents to the Holocaust Memorial Museum here in D.C. Eli Rosenbaum is Director of the Office of Special Investigations at the Justice…

  • GSA Picks AT&T

    The first award has been made. The General Services Administration has given AT&T its first Trusted Internet Connections-related contract through Networx Universal. Frank Tiller is Director of the Service Development Division in Integrated Technology Services…