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Matt Berman Matt Berman is a news editor at National Journal. Before joining National Journal, he managed social media on the communications team at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Prior to Carnegie, Matt worked in digital roles at The Faster Times, Newsweek International, Talking Points Memo, and Salon. Matt graduated from the George Washington University with a B.A. in Political Science.
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Obama: NSA Reforms Should Give Americans 'Greater Confidence'

January 17, 2014 In a bid to calm growing privacy concerns about the government's spying powers, President Obama outlined a series of steps Friday aimed at ushering in "concrete and substantial" reforms to the National Security Agency. "Americans recognized that we had to adapt to a world in which a bomb could be...

Federal Probe of Chris Christie's Tourism Ads Could Make Bridgegate Look Like an Afterthought

January 13, 2014 Here's one way Chris Christie can get everyone to stop talking about his administration's George Washington Bridge scandal: find himself under investigation by the federal government. Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., tells CNN on Monday that the feds are investigating Christie's use of $25 million in government aid following superstorm Sandy....

Most Members of Congress Are Millionaires

January 10, 2014 Your member of Congress is not like you. Your member of Congress, most likely, is much, much richer than you. For the first time, most U.S. lawmakers are millionaires, according to a new analysis from the Center for Responsive Politics. At least 268 current members of Congress, out of 534,...

White House Pushes Back on Gates

January 8, 2014 Bob Gates has struck a nerve. Just hours after excerpts from the former Defense secretary's new memoir were published by The Washington Post and The New York Times, the White House is out with a statement trying to refute some of Gates's comments while commending his service. The statement, from...

Former Defense Secretary Bob Gates' Memoir Doesn't Make Anyone Look Good

January 7, 2014 Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' memoir is 640 pages long. And at least some of those pages aren't filled with warm reflections of a career well-spent. Gates does not have kind words for his former boss, Barack Obama. "The president doesn't trust his commander," Gates writes in Duty: Memoirs of...

Edward Snowden: Congress's Failures Forced My Hand

December 26, 2013 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Edward Snowden isn't giving the National Security Agency a break. The NSA leaker has declared victory in a new interview with The Washington Post, published just a week after a federal judge ruled that the data-collection program Snowden unveiled infringes on Fourth Amendment rights. "For me, in terms of personal...

Edward Snowden: Congress' Failures Forced My Hand

December 24, 2013 Edward Snowden isn't giving the National Security Agency a break. The NSA leaker has declared victory in a new interview with The Washington Post, published just a week after a federal judge ruled that the data-collection program Snowden unveiled infringes on Fourth Amendment rights. "For me, in terms of personal...

How the NBA's Data Revolution Can Make Basketball the Global Sport

December 19, 2013 FROM NEXTGOV arrow "When I look at basketball," Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadivé says, "I look at it as a big-data problem." Ranadivé bought the Kings this past summer and is already trying to think of ways to revolutionize entertainment and the NBA. "I want to make the Kings the poster child for...

Presidential Panel Blasts NSA Data Collection

December 18, 2013 Following a federal ruling Monday calling the National Security Agency's mass surveillance programs "almost Orwellian," the White House has released a report from a group of presidential advisers on reforming the organization. The report, compiled by a surveillance review board created in August, recommends 46 changes to the NSA's counterterrorism...

Ruling Against NSA Surveillance Is 'First of Many,' Snowden Says

December 17, 2013 FROM NEXTGOV arrow A federal judge ruled Monday that the National Security Agency's data-collection program likely violates the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution. No one seems happier about the ruling than NSA leaker Edward Snowden. "I acted on my belief that the NSA's mass-surveillance programs would not withstand a constitutional challenge, and that...

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