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Kaveh Waddell is a staff correspondent for National Journal, where he previously conducted policy research. A native of Seattle, Kaveh graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in international politics and economics.
If it comes up, senators will have little time to debate the measure, with recess around the corner.
Significant hurdles remain for the Senate's proposed cybersecurity legislation, which is competing with at least two other issues for a vote before recess.
Victims of data breaches are usually offered identity-theft-protection services, but even the companies that promise to safeguard your identity are far from infallible.
The House and Senate still need to agree on a highway bill and the fate of the Export-Import Bank before they can leave town for August.
The agency suspended access to the system, called e-Qip, as it investigated the fallout from two massive hacks.
An information request put out to interested companies indicated a mid-August contract award is the "best case."
Congress can't leave town until the House and Senate resolve their transportation standoff.