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This analyst says the Pentagon is so future-focused it’s forgetting the here-and-now

The U.S. military establishment is so focused on future technology that it risks national security right now. That’s the thesis of my next guest. She argues…

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How could improving customer experience boost trust in government?

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FILE - This Jan. 28, 2021, file photo shows a stimulus check issued by the IRS to help combat the adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak is seen in San Antonio. President Joe Biden has proposed more than $3 trillion worth of revenue increases, primarily through higher taxes for corporations and the country's richest households as well as greater IRS enforcement that would target the wealthy. But key lawmakers voiced doubts this week about the size and possible impacts on the economy as congressional committees weighed the measures and a wide array of business groups sifted through the details to highlight what they oppose. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

One economist says the IRS really does need more enforcement horsepower

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Sun shines on the U.S. Capitol dome, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Despite outward appearances, Congressional staff doing more work than meets the eye

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(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo illustration, a person types on a laptop in Florida. Riviera Beach, Fla., agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. Spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said Wednesday, June 19, 2019, that the city of 35,000 residents has been working with outside security consultants, who recommended the ransom be paid. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

How the National Security Council could better deal with technology-based threats

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Securing the inauguration from a continuity of government standpoint

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Congressional task force doubles down on DoD AI needs

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)President Donald Trump wears a mask as he walks down the hallway during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, July 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

What would happen if President Trump contracted the coronavirus?

When UK’s leader was temporarily incapacitated by COVID-19, the government was faced with uncertainty. What if the US ended up in the same situation?

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DoD’s $7B household goods contract takes an even stranger turn

TRANSCOM says the apparent need for corrective action was triggered by an honest mistake in the government’s System for Award Management. But the command’s…

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Relocating agencies to struggling cities not entirely without merit, researcher says

Alan Berube is a senior fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution.

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