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Senate and House Bills Would Effectively End NSA Mass Surveillance

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The effort would stop the spy agency’s bulk collection of U.S. phone records, the first and one of the most controversial programs exposed by Edward Snowden nearly two years ago.

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NFL waives tax-exempt status; members of Congress rejoice

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The NFL announced April 28 that it would waive its tax exempt status for fiscal 2015 – and the members of Congress overseeing the league couldn’t be happier.

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Obama Nominates Top Coast Guard Official to Head TSA

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Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger would be TSA’s sixth permanent administrator.

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Can IGs Successfully Walk the Tightrope?

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Maintaining a balance between independence and positive relationships can be difficult.

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Is the Key to Improving Federal Workforce Morale to Stop Discussing It?

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Homeland Security secretary argues that talk of low morale is a self-fulfilling prophecy.

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The Problem With Media and Government, in a Nutshell

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"I wish White House reporters would do a better job of..."

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Hillary Clinton Will Have Trouble Using State Department Experience as a Campaign Weapon

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She can't mention her role as secretary of State without raising questions of pay-to-play and deleted emails.

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Obama: Baltimore Rioters 'Need to Be Treated as Criminals'

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The president spoke Tuesday about incidents following the funeral of a black man who died while in police custody.

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Scarce Skills, not Scarce Jobs

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The "real" challenge technology presents isn't that it replaces workers, but rather displaces them.

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How New Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s Justice Department Is Going to Act in Baltimore

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Lynch released a plan Monday to handle unrest in the city.

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Humanitarian Groups Say It Is Time For Obama to Acknowledge More Civilian Deaths in Drone Strikes

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Aid groups say recent news of accidental hostage deaths should serve as a wake-up call for the public about the country’s drone program.

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A Guide to Getting the Most From Your People

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Download 'Managing the Workforce,' Government Executive's latest ebook.

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Senator wants answers from VA Secretary on the poor treatment of VA whistleblowers

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The poor and punishing treatment of whistleblowers inside the Department of Veterans Affairs has been described as part of a “corrosive culture” that Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDona

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Social Security Administration in Baltimore Sends Employees Home Early

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Agency takes precautionary measure for employees during state of emergency.

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VA’s Peter to Paul plan riles Congress

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The renovation of scores of Veterans Affairs Department projects — from improvements to a woman’s center in Buffalo, N.Y., to the modernization of an oncology unit in Baltimore, to upgra

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The Law Protecting American Consumers From Toxic Chemicals is Finally Going to Be Updated

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Cutting a deal with big bad interest groups can lead to change.

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Play of the Day: All The Places Obama Yuks It Up

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The White House Correspondents' Dinner is not the only place Obama gets laughs.

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What Do You Have to Share?

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The earthquake in Nepal is a reminder to offer support to the people we live and work with.

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U.S. Special Forces Will Help With Nepal Earthquake Recovery

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Nearly 70 rescue personnel and 45 tons of cargo will be sent to help with earthquake recovery.

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All-Stars of Government Whistleblowing Blast Obama Prosecutions

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NSA, FBI and Justice veterans decry Gen. Petraeus' sentence as comparatively lenient.

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Can Pope Francis Change Global Minds on Climate Change?

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Pope Francis will shape the climate fight, but he may not move any skeptics.

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Number of Security Clearance Holders Drops 12 Percent

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Obama administration makes good on promise to give fewer individuals access to government secrets.

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Need a Boost at Work? Think About How You’re Eating

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If you’re hoping to kill it at work this week, you may want to take a cue from a Yankees baseball player and a presidential hopeful.

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Rand Paul Reverses Course on Drones

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The Kentucky senator defends the White House drone policy he once lambasted in a 13-hour filibuster, dulling any edge he may have had on a GOP pack running on the same national security platform.

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The After-Work Email Quandary

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People complain about checking their inboxes when they're out of the office, but some of them kind of enjoy it too.

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$1.5 Billion for Rebuilding Afghanistan Remains Unspent, Watchdog Says

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Special inspector general’s review raises concerns about loose financial documentation.

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Government Needs Better Management, Obviously

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Accountability in the absence of consequences is little more than a word.

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Twice as Many Vets Now Are Eligible for Non-VA Care

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Change to Choice program calculates distance between veterans' homes and nearest VA facility using the fastest instead of the shortest route.

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Hill Outlook: Finishing a Budget, and Fending Off a Gyrocopter

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Lawmakers want to finalize a spending blueprint and stiffen the Capitol's defenses.

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Drone Deaths and the Myth of Precision

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Civilian casualties are inevitable, but the U.S. appears willing to accept them.

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Play of the Day: Hillary Takes to Yelp

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A campaign trip through New Hampshire sparks online reviews.

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As USPS slows down mail delivery, some letters are taking even longer to arrive than the new rules allow

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The U.S. mail is slowing down. In January, the Postal Service eliminated overnight delivery for local first-class letters that used to arrive the next day.

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Senator calls for independent investigation of the vastly over-budget $1.7 billion Denver VA hospital

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As the members of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee toured the half-finished VA medical center in Aurora, Colo., Friday, one of them called for an independent investigation of the $1 billio

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Lawmakers Think Postal Delivery Trucks Can Do Better Than 10 Miles per Gallon

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As USPS gears up for fleet overhaul, members of Congress push for greener vehicles.

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What Sweden and Japan Can Teach the U.S. About Its Aging Workforce

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The global population is getting older. What can countries do?

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Votes Want Aggressive Government Reform, Not Tinkering Around the Edges

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New polling analysis shows a rise in voters who favor dismantling programs.

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Federally-run Indian schools are in rough shape because of a broken bureaucracy

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The U.S.

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White House Procurement Chief Wants Acquisition SWAT Team

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Anne Rung is pursuing category management to curb wasteful duplication.

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Survey on Pay, Job Satisfaction Will Hit Employee Inboxes Soon

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Feds have until early June to fill out the 2015 federal workforce viewpoint survey, and results will be announced in the fall.

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The Genius of 'Want to Grab Coffee?'

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Why asking for advice makes people seem smart
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Good news about feds doing important work, saving money

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Bad news often makes the news, no question about it.

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Why Did Ted Cruz Miss the Loretta Lynch Vote?

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He voted against cloture but was the lone senator not to vote on final passage.

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Homeland Security’s 22 agencies learning to work ‘under one roof’

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When Jeh Johnson became Homeland Security secretary in December 2013, he inherited a problem familiar to everyone who has led the sprawling department: how to make scores of government agencies wor

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VA says Denver hospital investigation will now have a construction expert

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The team investigating who is responsible for cost overruns and mistakes inside the still unfinished $1.73 billion Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in suburban Denver will now have a constru

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Barack Obama’s Top Secret Plan to Make You Laugh

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Have you heard the one about the president and the White House Correspondents’ Dinner?

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Play of the Day: Meet the NSA's New Recycling Mascot

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That's right: The National Security Agency introduced a computer-generated mascot teaching kids to sort their trash.

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OPM's New Educational Alliance

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Partnerships with colleges offer discounted degree programs to feds.

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Despite Accidental Deaths This Week, Congress Says Drone Strikes Are Here to Stay

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On Capitol Hill, Republicans and Democrats agree the drone program has been a valuable tool in the war against terror.

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The Many Measures of Hillary Clinton

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Obama on Accidental Hostage Deaths: 'I Profoundly Regret What Happened'

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The administration said Thursday that one American hostage and two American al-Qaida operatives were killed during U.S. military operations.

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