Where's France Córdova? In the Washington hot seat

Jeff tries to explain how government works to readers of Science.

France Córdova takes over the National Science Foundation with a strong belief in the value of personal connections. That tenet will be sorely tested in the months to come as she seeks to end an increasingly tense standoff with a key congressional committee over controversial legislation affecting the $7 billion research agency.

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