January 17, 2021
Democrats take Senate majority, easing way for Biden nominees and cyber agenda
A Democratic-controlled Senate will usher in new chairs of key cyber-related committees, and ease the way for both confirming President-elect Biden’s nominees including a National Cyber Director and implementing the new administration’s cybersecurity agenda.
Democratic Senate candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff have won their Georgia runoffs, according to state election officials, analysts and news reports on Wednesday, meaning the Senate will be evenly divided at 50-50 when the two new senators are seated. The two Democrats were each declared...