Three key areas need progress, King said at a Monitor breakfast Wednesday: equity; elevating the teaching profession; and access, affordability, and graduation rates in college.
Short delay in House action is OK, Jacob Lew says, but time is 'very short' to enact legislation letting the island restructure its debt.
New, commercially available encryption software 'had and is having major, profound effects on our ability' to collect intelligence, 'particularly against terrorists,' James Clapper told reporters at a Monitor-hosted breakfast.
The Environmental Protection Agency plans to finalize rules to curb methane emissions from the oil and gas sector this spring, EPA administrator Gina McCarthy said Tuesday.
Denis McDonough, the top-ranking White House staffer, also on Wednesday had kudos for Nikki Haley, who delivered the GOP rebuttal to the State of the Union address.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said he's considering whether to designate the US election system as critical infrastructure, which could trigger greater cybersecurity at the ballot box.