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Senate panel advances Coker nomination for national cyber director to floor vote

By Sara Friedman / November 15, 2023

The Senate Homeland Security Committee voted 8-2 today to advance the nomination of Harry Coker to become the next national cyber director for a vote on the chamber floor.

Committee Chairman Gary Peters (D-MI) highlighted Coker’s “commitment to advancing national security” at the business meeting. The panel held a nomination hearing for Coker on Nov. 2, where the nominee emphasized his commitment to collaborating with industry and other agencies.

Coker was most recently executive director at the National...

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