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Mike Rogers Backed by FBI Agents Association to Head Bureau

A group representing more than 12,000 retired and active FBI agents wants President Barack Obama to nominate House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) to lead the bureau after current Director Robert Mueller’s 10-year term ends in Septembe. Rogers served as a FBI special agent before being elected to the …

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FBI Crime Report Notes Decrease in Violent Crimes, Theft

Violent crime dropped significantly in 2010, according to FBI figures released Monday. The FBI’s annual “Crime in the United States” report says the estimated volume of violent crimes in 2010 dropped 6 percent, the fourth consecutive year it has declined. Robbery decreased the largest of all violent crimes, doing down …

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FBI’s Mueller Tells Congress 9/11 Anniv. Threat Being Investigated

The U.S. intelligence community continues to investigate a credible and specific threat it received last week, FBI Director Robert Mueller said Tuesday. The threat was timed to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, prompting increased security measures in both New York City and Washington. Mueller testified …

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Gaps in Intel Sharing Nets Remain Ten Years After 9/11, Report Says

Ten years on from the 9/11 attacks, intelligence agencies are still struggling to strengthen the information sharing networks that broke down in 2001, says a report from the Congressional Research Service. The Hill reports the CRS issued a 33-page report on outstanding intelligence issues that Congress needs to address. The …

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Lawmakers Plan to Mark 9/11 Anniversary with Hearings on Terrorism

The House Intelligence Committee plans to mark the ten-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by holding public hearings on the threat of terrorism, AFP reported Wednesday. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and an unnamed CIA official will appear before the committee Sept. 13. FBI Director Robert Mueller and National …

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Two More Years for FBI Director Mueller

FBI Director Robert Mueller was sworn in Wednesday for another two-year term as head of the bureau. Mueller had already been in charge of the bureau for ten years, originally the maximum term for FBI directors. However, The Hill reports President Obama asked Congress for an extended term in order …

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Kundra’s Video Tech Chat and other ExecutiveGov Need-to-Read Stories

ExecutiveGov’s round-up of news you need to read to stay up to speed on federal policy impacting the government-contracting community. Kundra at the Whiteboard Hot on the heels of a less-than-favorable Government Accountability Office report on the IT Dashboard, federal CIO Vivek Kundra, who has championed the online tool to …

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