Sen. Reid gains GOP support for cybersecurity redux

10/16/2012 | Hill, The

A push by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to reintroduce cybersecurity legislation for congressional debate next month has received the vocal support of at least one Republican lawmaker, despite the GOP's opposition to a similar bill that failed earlier this year. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind. -- who joined with three other GOP senators to vote in favor of a controversial cybersecurity bill co-sponsored by Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn. -- said only Congress can enact the type of measures necessary to stave off a crippling attack on U.S. infrastructure.

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