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In April, 20.5 million Americans lost their jobs and unemployment was at 14.7 percent. As states ease coronavirus restrictions, the spread continues: There are nearly 1.5 million cases and more than 89,000 deaths in the U.S. The Trump administration has been criticized for a delayed response to the outbreak and a lack of organization in …

THE PROGNOSIS Former vice president Joe Biden during a virtual press briefing. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Polling indicates the coronavirus pandemic could make it harder for former vice president Joe Biden to beat President Trump. But Biden’s team is arguing the opposite: That the virus and subsequent economic landslide highlight precisely why Americans should elect the …

Acquisition Redefined contracting lead time draws praise By Mark Rockwell Feb 24, 2020 NOTE: This article first appeared on FCW.com. While industry groups agreed with the Office of Federal Procurement Policy plan for a new definition to measure and publicly report Procurement Administrative Lead Time (PALT), others said the change didn’t adequately cover …

“Well, he’s right, I’m not. And neither is he. Neither is any of us running for president,” Buttigieg told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union” after being asked about the comment from Biden the day before, adding that “this isn’t 2008, it’s 2020 and we are in a new moment calling for a …

In 2016, more than 200 counties flipped from supporting President Barack Obama in 2012 to backing Trump in the 2016 election. Iowa is home to 31 of the counties. But none compare to Howard County in Northern Iowa – it was the single largest pivot county in the country, flipping by 41 percentage points. We …

Breaking out biometrics funding By Stephanie Kanowitz Jan 03, 2020 With the federal government’s focus on the use of biometrics in national security efforts, a new report breaks down how agencies will use funds from the fiscal 2020 budget to invest into such technologies. The Homeland Security Department got a sizable boost, according …

INDUSTRY INSIGHT New technologies power geospatial solutions in public safety By Miranda Ashby-Annoon, James Nenaber Dec 12, 2019 Every year U.S. cities host major events that garner national and international attention. In 2020, for example, Miami will host Super Bowl LIV, while Milwaukee, Wis., and Charlotte, N.C., will host the Democratic National Convention …

INDUSTRY INSIGHT How governments can streamline the adoption of smart city technologies By Toby Olshanetsky Dec 02, 2019 Spending on smart cities worldwide will reach over $34 billion in 2020 as cities adopt more connected technologies. From smart traffic lights that monitor traffic flow to smart grids that can make energy usage more …

“You know, Barack Obama doesn’t get to be the President of the United Sates without being ordained by God. Neither did Donald Trump.” Perry went on to say that being God’s instrument on Earth doesn’t mean that Trump is a perfect person. Echoing the argument of other white evangelical Christians, the Texas Republican went on …

President Barack Obama, pictured in an October talk, spoke Thursday at the Dreamforce conference. No one was allowed to photograph or record the talk.  Getty Images As a former president of the United States, Barack Obama has stayed in a lot of presidential suites. Though the rooms are beautiful and spacious, he says, they also …