WASHINGTON–Minnesota-based retailer considered chip-and-PIN 10 years ago for Target Visa REDcards, but scrapped it.
Georgia Democrat Hank Johnson said he would support an "oversight investigatory hearing to probe into that matter."
Bipartisan legislation would require entities, including financial institutions, retailers and federal agencies, to investigate breaches and inform consumers.
Data security bill, sponsored by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), includes criminal penalties for those who conceal a breach.
Letter to senators seeks passage of patent troll defense legislation.
Vermont credit union CEO tells Senate panel patent trolls hinder adoption of new product offerings.
Bill would allow patent office to waive review fee when confirming suit legitimacy.
Florida congressman makes good on promise not to include tax exemption in debt reduction bill.
Sens. Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Mark Kirk of Illinois take Treasury secretary to task over non-action in LIBOR manipulation scandal.
The hearing will take place the day after Valentine’s Day, but there probably won’t be any candy and flowers for the witnesses.