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March 25, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Senate Intelligence Panel Moving Toward Transparency



Open Government In a welcome move, the Senate Intelligence Committee said they will release information on how individual senators vote on measures and nominations before the committee, according to an article in Roll Call.

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Topics: Open Government

February 4, 2013

By Andre Francisco

CIA Nominee Got Big Check Before Joining White House



John Brennan John Brennan, President Obama’s nomination for the head of the CIA, received a large check from his employer, a private intelligence contractor, just before joining the White House as a counterterrorism adviser.

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Topics: National Security

November 19, 2012

By Angela Canterbury

Wyden Pumps the Brakes on Anti-Leaks Legislation



Senator Ron Wyden POGO applauds Senator Ron Wyden for placing a hold on the Intelligence Authorization Act--problematic anti-leak provisions in the bill threaten the public's right to know and government accountability.

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Topics: Open Government

October 18, 2012

By Nick Schwellenbach

Pentagon Intensifies Efforts to Plug Leaks, Catch Leakers



Open Government Defense Secretary outlines plan to detect leaks of classified information and pursue leakers.

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Topics: Open Government

October 11, 2012

By Andre Francisco

Victory for National Security and Intelligence Community Whistleblowers



Whistleblower Protections On Wednesday, President Obama issued a Presidential Policy Directive expanding whistleblower protections to national security and intelligence community whistleblowers.

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Topics: Whistleblower Protections

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