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Changing of the Guard on Oversight Panels

A Pair of Opposites Kept the Heat On

Security Takeaways From the Loretta Lynch Hearings

Feinstein Plans to Push for New Laws Stemming from CIA Torture Report

Where National Security Is (and Mainly, Isn’t) in 2014 Elections

The fight must go on! (CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Fight Night: Reid Intervenes to Get Visa for Boxer Diego Chaves

Defense Industry Funds Flow to Contenders for Key House Chairmanships

Five Questions With Mark Dubowitz on Iran Nuclear Negotiations, Sanctions

Five Questions With Rob Zitz of Leidos, on Cybersecurity

Should Ex-Spies, Diplomats Be Able to Go Straight to Work for Shady Foreign Governments?

House Vote to Preserve A-10 Warthogs Leaves Air Force Holding Multimillion-Dollar Tab

The Scary Iraq News, and U.S. Options

Osama Bin Laden Mission Skeptic to Head Spy Agency

Fate of Iran Sanctions Bill Rests Largely With Reid

Cybersecurity Bills Stymied by NSA Controversy

Coming Up: Congressional Showdown on NSA Wiretapping

Action on Cybersecurity Likely Delayed Until 2014

Congressional Inaction on Surveillance Prompted Leaks, Says Snowden

Intelligence Oversight Split on Access Between Haves, Have-Nots

House Approach to Cyber-Threat Bill Offers Clues to Fate in Senate

Frosty GOP Reception for Obama’s Terrorism Policy Shifts

Education Key to Cybersecurity Future

Facing Up to the Nation’s Shortage of Cyber-Warriors

Paul Ends Brennan Filibuster, Cloture Motion Filed

Deal on Drone Documents Opens Path for Brennan as Panel Backs Nomination

Brennan Could Get Floor Vote This Week For CIA Post

House Judiciary Members Split on After-the-Fact Review of Drone Strikes Against U.S. Citizens

Republicans Still Seek More Documents for Brennan Confirmation

Senate Panel Likely to Vote on Brennan Thursday

Brennan Sidesteps Query on Drone Kills in U.S.

Paul Threatens Hold on Brennan Nomination as Panel Delays Vote

Brennan Confronts ‘Trust Gap’ in Confirmation

Parties Solidify Positions in Sequester Stalemate

Lawmakers Debate Oversight of Drone Strikes

After a Decade of Drone Strikes, Lawmakers Ponder Judicial Oversight

Sen. King Calls for Judicial Oversight of Drone Strikes

Brennan Strongly Defends Administration Policy on Drone Strikes

White House Reverses Course on Drone Document Ahead of Brennan Hearing

Brennan Could Be in for Rough Ride at Confirmation Hearing

After Leaked Memo on Drone Killings, Senators Still Seek More Details

Spy Agency Could Be Big Winner With Mikulski Chairing Appropriations

The Wyden Holdup: A Liberal’s Firm Stand

Republicans Say Closed-Door Petraeus Sessions Raise New Questions

Petraeus Scandal Overshadows Benghazi Inquiry

Intelligence Panels Have Busy Agenda With Petraeus, Benghazi Inquiries

Ron Wyden Blocks Surveillance Bill That Is Barack Obama Priority

Supreme Court Debates Challenge to Controversial Surveillance Law

Congressional Tension Revealed in CIA Files

Defense: Protecting a Nation

Defense Contracting: The War Dividend