Here's What Congress Tweeted While Obama Was Asking for Their Support Against ISIL

On Twitter, Congress's reaction during and immediately after the speech was either disparaging, supportive, or completely off-topic.

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What Kind of CTO Will Megan Smith Be?


Former Googler Megan Smith said she’ll take an expansive view of technology in her new role.

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DISA Kicks Off IT Contract to Support Cyber Command


Omnibus contract open only to small business.

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