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Parking Perk Will Continue to Dwarf Transit Benefit Unless Congress Acts

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Union expects parity will be restored by the end of this year.

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White House Hopes NATO Allies Will Boost Defense Spending

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Obama will use a summit in Wales to lobby alliance members.

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Why Obama's Mental Health Initiatives Will Leave Many Troubled Vets Without Help

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White House has unveiled plans to help service members in transition, but some troubled vets will still likely slip through the cracks.

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Rand Paul Will Have to Choose Between the Senate and the White House

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Under Kentucky law, a candidate cannot appear on the ballot more than once.

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Over Half of D.C. Schools Are Exposed to Gunfire

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USAJobs site still leaves something to be desired for users

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The federal government’s human resources department fixed many of the problems that led to the troubled launch of USAJobs.gov in 2011, but the agency still wants to fine tune its employment data

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A Modest Proposal: Hire 1 Million New Federal Employees

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An argument for a much bigger bureaucracy.

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Agency’s ‘Technical Competence and Compassion’ Protect Retirement for Millions

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Departing Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. Director Josh Gotbaum lauded the agency he led, but says much remains to be done.

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What Happens When an Emergency Operations Center Is Damaged by an Earthquake?

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Napa County officials recount how they had to turn to Plan B.

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Many Federal Job Descriptions Are Dated

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OPM challenges watchdog conclusion that it has neglected to track some job categories that need modernizing.

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Berkeley Mandates Free Marijuana Access for Low-Income Residents

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City's mayor: "You hear stories about people dying from cancer who don’t have the money."

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Even Supreme Court Justices Cite 'Internet Facts' (Just Like the Rest of Us)

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A new study finds that Supreme Court justices often cite briefs whose facts come from dubious sources.

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What Any Leader Can Learn From Pope Francis

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Author of new book describes Francis as the most authentic leader he has ever seen.

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What Grover Norquist Learned at Burning Man

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The anti-tax activist came away from the Nevada desert party with an appreciation for its demand for "radical self-reliance."

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Obama: 'It's Going to Take Time' to Weaken ISIS

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The president discussed the U.S. mission against the militant group during his visit to Estonia on Wednesday.

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How Congress Reacted To Eric Cantor's New Paycheck

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The Daily Show examines the former congressman's new job.

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The Watchdog’s View: DOJ inspector general discusses Fast and Furious

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Two portraits of past attorneys general hang in the office of Justice Department Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz.

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American Aid Worker Contracts Ebola

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An American doctor contracted the virus in Liberia.

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Chemical Safety Board Chief Warns of Deadly Factory Explosions

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The embattled chairman is frustrated by the glacial pace of efforts to regulate manufacturing dust.

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Annals of the Security State, Presidential-Vacations Edition

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Protecting modern presidents is a legitimate and crucial goal. Here is some of what it ends up meaning in practice.

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Maine Wildlife Officials Want to Scuttle Bear-Hunting Referendum

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State says Question 1 would ‘cripple’ its ability to control the bear population.

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Why Congress Won't Help Jennifer Lawrence

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Or the thousands of less famous women who've been unfairly victimized.

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Want to Thrive? 5 Lessons From Zeke About How to Live Well

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Another perspective on how to live in the moment and when to move on.

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Police Departments Keep Losing Their Military Humvees and Assault Rifles

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At least four police departments have had their Pentagon issued Humvees stolen in the last five years.

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To Be More Productive at Work, Put a Plant on Your Desk

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The greening of offices that had previously been “lean” was associated with a 15% increase in productivity.

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The Mystery of St. Louis's Veiled Prophet

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Racial and class tensions are nothing new in the city, as the story of a parade founded by white elites in 1877 to protect their position shows.

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Homeland Security Spent Millions on Vehicles It Rarely Used

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The department lacks a central tracking system, which makes it difficult to enforce governmentwide policies.

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Border officials grapple with militia issues after shooting incident

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A U.S.

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TSP Gains in August

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All the funds except for international stocks posted positive returns last month.

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Why the federal government spent $3 million to study lesbian obesity

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The federal government spent millions of dollars in recent years researching why lesbians have a higher obesity rate than heterosexual women and gay men, according to funding records.

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Halliburton to Pay $1 Billion for BP Oil Spill

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The majority of the settlement will go to local residents and businesses who were seeking damages from the multi-billion dollar behemoth.

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White House Touts Regulatory Neighborliness With Canada

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The goal is to reduce economic barriers.

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Performance-Based Budgeting Makes a Comeback in State Capitals

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The approach makes perfect sense—in theory. But its success relies heavily on how vigorously state leaders push the idea.

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Why One West Virginia Town Has Banned Cell Phones

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Cell phones are banned in Green Bank in the name of science.

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Risk Management: Creating Organizational Self-Defense

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How to head off problems before they become a full-blown agency scandal.

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Albuquerque’s Mayor Faces Heat After Controversial Veto

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Petition calls for recall after Richard Berry blocks ballot proposals, including one on marijuana decriminalization.

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First Came the Mermaid Parade Costumes, Then Came a Mayoral Family ‘Smackdown’ Dance

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Watch New York City’s first family in action on the streets.

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The White House’s Roster is Starting to Resemble Google’s List of Former Employees

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Obama administration is looking to another pool of private-sector talent to boost the staff.

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Ferguson Police Department Implements Body Cameras

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Thanks to donations from two security firms, the Ferguson Police Department is now using body cameras with the hope that they never have to defend their actions again.

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Libyan Militia Now Controls U.S. Embassy Compound in Tripoli

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A Libyan militia group says it has "secured" a U.S. Embassy compound in Tripoli, with the hope that foreign diplomats will return to their posts.

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Play of the Day: What You Missed This Labor Day Weekend

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Late-night TV catches up after the holiday.

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The Best State and Local Reads: Losing Ground in Louisiana, Toxic Oklahoma, New York’s Off-Limits Governor

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Here’s what you may have missed over the Labor Day weekend.

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The Best Job Markets for Young College Grads Now

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The U.S. economy added 2.2 million jobs that require post-secondary education between 2010 and 2014. Here's how they shake out.

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Buckets of Ice Water Brought in More ALS Funding in 30 Days Than the Government Did in a Year

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Donors around the world gave more than $100 million in the past month through the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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National Guard Turns to Food Banks Because Rick Perry Hasn't Paid Them

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The National Guard troops Texas Gov. Rick Perry ordered to the U.S. Mexico border last month are using food and gas aid from a local food bank because they haven't been paid in weeks.

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Obama proposes 1 percent pay raise for federal workers in 2015

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President Obama on Friday proposed raising federal civilian and military pay by 1 percent across the board next year, signaling that he wants to give the workers a salary bump while preventing the ra

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U.S. Won't Raise Terror Threat Level Even Though U.K.'s Is 'Severe'

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The U.S. threat level remains the same, officials said, despite the U.K.'s move to raise its level to "severe" in response to the Islamic State.

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National Guard Pilot Was Killed in Virginia Crash

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Two-day search and rescue effort involved more than 100 local, state, and federal officials and volunteers.

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Why a Government Shutdown Is So Unlikely

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The move would be electoral suicide for Republicans.

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Three of the Most Common Delegation Ah-ha's

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You can’t continue to operate as if you’re personally responsible for everything that happens.

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