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Amid data breach crisis, SEC head tells Congress he doesn't know much

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton told a panel of senators on Tuesday that an investigation into his agency’s recently revealed data breach is ongoing and that he is looking to hire additional staff to help protect the agency’s network and data. Clayton fielded questions from the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee about the SEC breach as well as the Equifax breach that occurred last month. In a...

Groups come together in support of Senate e-filing

A coalition of groups interested in campaign finance reform and government openness, including the Sunlight Foundation, have joined together to urge Senators to support the Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act  and "help ensure that citizens have the same access to campaign finance information about Senate candidates that they currently have regarding all other federal candidates, political parties, and federal PACs." Candidates for...