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OPM Sets Date for Self Plus One Health Coverage

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Feds will have to wait until 2016 to exercise the option.

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Should Edward Snowden Get His Passport Back?

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Activists have gathered 100,000 signatures on a petition pleading with the State and Justice departments to do exactly that.

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Recruiting in the Social Age

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The 5 C’s of building an engaged, productive and happy staff.

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EPA Stakes Out Authority Over Waterways

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New rules clarify streams and wetlands under the agency's jurisdiction.

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House Republicans Prod OMB on Federal Property Data

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List of underutilized buildings was promised two years ago.

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Uninsured People Don't Like or Understand Obamacare

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The people the law was designed to help are far more confused about it than those who are already insured, a new study finds.

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The FBI Has Built a Better Terrorist Watchlist

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But inspector general’s review recommends clarifying interagency information sharing.

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Convicted General Could Still Get Big Pension

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Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, who was reprimanded and fined for adultery and improper relationships, is seeking to be allowed to retire as a general.

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America's Workers: Stressed Out, Overwhelmed, Totally Exhausted

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Why do so many people—particularly women—seem to have so much on their plates?

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OPM director touts agency progress after ‘sinkhole of bureaucracy’ report

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A report in The Washington Post on Sunday examined how the Office of Personnel Management processes the retirement claims for federal workers by hand, on paper, hundreds of feet below ground in a form

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Further cost controls sought in federal employee health-care plan

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The Office of Personnel Management has urged companies participating in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to boost their efforts to hold down the cost of prescription drugs, which it has o

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Play of the Day: Obama's a Target for Lunchroom Bullying

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Things are getting tense in the Netherlands.

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4 Tips for Crowdsourcing Federal Projects

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How to set up a public forum for innovative ideas and technology.

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GAO: Testing delays threaten timeline for F-35′s combat-ready duty

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Delays in testing critical software for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter could derail the stealth aircraft’s scheduled 2015 debut for regular combat-ready duty with the U.S.

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Report: Most GI Bill veterans make good on education benefits

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A new report indicates that more than half of U.S.

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GAO Questions Affordability of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

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Total acquisition cost of $390 billion “may not be achievable,” watchdog warns.

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Former U.S. Controller, Champion of Feds Goes to Private Practice

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Danny Werfel, who last led the troubled IRS, joins Boston Consulting Group.

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Six Ways Washington Will Stay the Same

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What will happen after the midterm elections in November?

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3 Ways to Quiet Your Mental Chatter (aka Monkey Mind)

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How to stay on task and limit distractions.

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A sinkhole of federal bureaucracy in Pennsylvania

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Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold explored one of the quirkier corners of the federal bureaucracy in a multimedia feature on Sunday, showing how the government still processes paperwork by ha

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Opinion: The Feud Between the CIA and the Senate Is Not a Problem -- It's a Glimmer of Hope

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Our adversarial, Madisonian system may be alive after all.

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House Republicans Determined to Produce a Budget

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But putting one together that can pass won't be easy.

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How to Become Productively Generous

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What leaders can teach employees about helping without burning out.

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Play of the Day: On Russia, News Media's Dirty Words

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Fallon examines what you can and cannot say about the Russian news.

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Veterans group to launch suicide-prevention campaign

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An emerging veterans group plans to descend on Capital Hill this week to demand new action on veterans issues and launch a national campaign to combat suicide among former troops.

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Analysis: Obama's Incredibly Underwhelming Executive Orders

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Recent White House moves to help workers may be well-intentioned, but they will achieve little.

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IRS Reorganizes Division at Center of Controversy

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Centralization of legal team comes as Republican lawmakers demand Lois Lerner’s testimony before Justice Department.

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Republican Questions Treasury’s Authority to Delay Parts of Obamacare

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Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa wants legal rationale for postponement of health care law’s employer mandate.

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Senior Officials Were Taking Personal Trips on Government Aircraft and Not Reporting It

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GSA ignored travel reporting requirement for intelligence officials, report finds.

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Resisting the Sirens of Micromanagement

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Just because you're the boss doesn't mean your way is best.

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The Optimal Office

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How better design could fix your workday—and your life

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Military Sexual-Assault Verdicts Revive Debate on Hill

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Critics said the cases underscore the need for further reforms.

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Putin Is Violating a Rule That Was Designed to Prevent World War Three

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Putin hopes to conclude the post-World War II Pax Americana, the UN-led security architecture under which countries pledge not to forcibly annex one another.

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After Ukraine, Will the U.S. Become an Energy Superpower?

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The Russian chill and Mideast instability are boosting bipartisan support for domestic energy production.

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Stamp on history: C. Alfred Anderson and Col. Charles McGee

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The U.S. Postal Service this week released a stamp in honor of C.

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Happy People Are More Productive — Especially if You Give Them Chocolate

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Study shows that happiness increases productivity.

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Play of the Day: Frenemies of the State

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What is the president doing while his wife is in China?

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Personal FBI flights for Holder and other Justice officials went unreported

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Senior Justice Department officials including Attorney General Eric Holder and former FBI Director Robert Mueller used federal aircraft for hundreds of personal trips that were not properly reported,

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The Cheapest Contract Isn’t Always the Best, Acquisition Officials Say

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Employees need more training to determine the appropriate type of contract to achieve innovation.

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IRS watchdog warns of ‘largest scam of its kind’ with agency impersonators

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The Internal Revenue Service watchdog on Thursday warned taxpayers of a sophisticated nationwide phone scheme that has become “the largest scam of its kind that we have ever seen.” The pl

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Health Agency Chief Resigns After Clash With Marines Over Camp Lejeune Problems

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Tense email exchanges and a Capitol Hill meeting preceded Tanja Popovic's sudden and quiet resignation.

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Mapping a More Participatory Government

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From federal spending to broken streetlights, layered data helps citizens.

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Is Paperless Retirement Processing the Answer?

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OPM takes another crack at an electronic retirement system.

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Nancy Pelosi: When Legislators Take on the CIA, 'They Come After You'

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A powerful legislator on the costs of properly overseeing the intelligence community

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U.S. might be paying ‘ghost workers’ in Afghanistan

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The United States may be paying “ghost workers” in Afghanistan with some of the $1.2 billion in salary funding it provided for that nation’s security forces, according a federal audi

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Eric Holder declines Ted Cruz’s request for special prosecutor in IRS case

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U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.

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TSP Considers Adding New Investments

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Emerging markets could provide a boost to lifecycle funds, according to an analysis.

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A Tale of Two Budget Wish Lists

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The Pentagon and Congress will have to compete over limited cash.

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Take This Pledge: I Will Not Hire the Unqualified Children of My Friends as Interns

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A lack of diversity and a lack of competitiveness are encouraged when interns are hired by such networking.

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Play of the Day: Putin and Obama's 'Crushing' Phone Call

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"Putin" phones "Obama" on the fourth anniversary of the ACA.

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