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Overtime Will Get a Break

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Obama announced a regulation to more than double the threshold for overtime pay. Will this help the American middle class?

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An Agency Left in Limbo as Authority Expires

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The Export-Import Bank is at least temporarily out of the business of authorizing new transactions.

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Border Agency Needs More Investigators to Tackle Corruption, Report Says

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Panel finds CBP employee arrests and misuse of firearms are already prevalent.

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Government exec who famously partied in a hot tub on taxpayers’ dime is sentenced to prison

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Jeffrey Neely, the senior executive whose appearance in a video drinking wine in a hot tub at a Las Vegas hotel became the public face of a conference where hundreds of federal employees partied at ta

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June Was Not a Good Month for the TSP

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Every fund but one was in the red last month.

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Ringleader in GSA Scandal Gets Three Months in Prison

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Jeff Neely, organizer of $822,000 training conference, also must pay restitution.

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USAID Updates Error-Riddled Map of Afghan Health Clinics

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Watchdog found locations of 80 percent of health facilities were incorrectly documented.

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Here Are the 3,000 Pages of Clinton Emails Released by State

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The candidate's emails from 2009 are part of a wider release that will unfold throughout her campaign.

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How Will Recent Supreme Court Decisions Affect Boehner's Obamacare Lawsuit?

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Lawyers in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act say the high court's redistricting opinion helped them clear their biggest hurdle.

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Head of industry group warns that security clearance shutdown could ‘cripple’ contractors

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Concerns are rising that the OPM’s decision to shut down the system could have widespread affects for the business of government

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Hillary Clinton's Email Address at State Was in High Demand

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A new batch of State Department emails shows that some powerful Washingtonians quickly got Clinton's private email address—and others were eager to get it.

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Play of the Day: Chris Christie is in the Race. Ready Your Fat Jokes.

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Get ready for a parade of jokes about the hefty New Jersey governor.

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Connecting the Talent Dots

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GovConnect helps agencies share skills while employees broaden their experience.

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Shutdown of security clearance system could cause dramatic delays and disruptions, industry says

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The abrupt shutdown of the nation’s beleaguered security clearance system will further hamper a program that has been beset by all sorts of problems over the past few years, creating a significant b

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Where Are the Government’s Happiest Senior Executives?

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The largest agencies in government tend to have the least satisfied career leaders.

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Obama Names New Envoy to Close Guantanamo

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The State Department is bringing in a White House legal veteran with deep Democratic ties as part of its latest push to close its detention facility in Cuba.

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Why a Chris Christie Presidency Could Mean Major Cuts to Feds' Benefits

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The New Jersey governor has put government employees' benefits on the chopping block.

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Court Revives Defunct National Security Agency Surveillance Program

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The NSA’s phone dragnet is back.

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Hack, flack, and blowback; one blow after another for federal personnel director

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To paraphrase an old blues tune, if it weren’t for bad news, Katherine Archuleta would have no news at all.

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VA’s embattled watchdog to step down

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The chief watchdog for the Department of Veterans Affairs announced Tuesday that he is retiring this week after months of criticism that his office failed to aggressively investigate wrongdoing in the

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At Press Conference, Obama Reflects on His 'Best Week'

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Next to Brazil President Dilma Rousseff, the president also talked about what to expect regarding the crisis in Greece.

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Your Boss Has a Much Rosier View of the Workplace Than You Do

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Senior executives are happier than their employees, and believe the office is a much fairer place, according to a new analysis.

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Agriculture Secretary Links Small Business Goals to Larger Agenda

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Vilsack on civil rights, sequestration and how Congress prevents cost savings.

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Branding: 5 Lessons to Get Your Federal Startup Off the Ground

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Engage as many people as you can along the way.

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Why the Obama Administration Changed Its Hostage Policy

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Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes offers a candid explanation.

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After employee hack, the White House has failed to report on its own cyber defenses, senators say

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With the Chinese hack of employee records underscoring weaknesses in federal computer security, two senior GOP senators say the White House has failed to tell Congress what it’s doing to protec

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Union to Seek Financial Compensation for Everyone Affected by OPM Hack

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Employees do not need to prove identity theft to show damages, attorneys say.

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A Momentous Week, and a GOP That Needs to Change

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The fight over the Confederate flag and the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and same-sex marriage all send the signal that Republicans need to adapt to keep pace with younger voters.

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How Far is the President Willing to Go to Expand Medicaid?

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The president has 18 months to further secure the Affordable Care Act’s legacy.

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Why the War on the IRS Makes No Cents

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The gospel according to Matthew and the Gipper.

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Play of the Day: Donald Trump's Experience With 'Traditional Marriage'

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Being married three times isn't the definition of tradition.

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OPM May Announce Size of Second Data Breach Next Week

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The embattled federal agency is planning to reveal details about a breach of security-clearance information as soon as early next week, according to Hill sources.

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The Senate's Bathroom-Stall Index

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One measure of America’s slow progress toward boosting the number of women in elective office is the number of toilets in the congressional restrooms.

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Union sues personnel office over hack of employees’ information

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The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)  filed suit Monday against the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), two of its top officials and an agency contractor over the cyber theft of e

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Don’t Blame the Budget for Agencies’ Lack of Innovation

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Rafael Borras talks modernization, performance management from his new post at A.T. Kearney.

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What If the Oceans Were National Parks?

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Ocean conservationists want to bring the same approach to the ocean that the century-old National Park Service brought to the land.

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USAID, Watchdog Clash on Success of $335 Million Afghan Power Plant

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SIGAR questions agency’s consultation with Kabul on underused power source.

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Supreme Court Deals Huge Blow to Obama Green Agenda

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In 5-4 decision, Court overturns rules on toxic emissions from power plants.

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Federal background check system shut down because of ‘vulnerability’

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The web-based system used for federal background investigations for employees and contractors has been suspended after “a vulnerability” was detected, the Office of Personnel Management (O

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Chemical Safety Board Down to Two Members, Still at Odds

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Interim Chairman Engler pushes through new transparency rule.

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Feds to Festival: Give Us Ice Cream and Air Conditioning

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Burning Man organizers say Bureau of Land Management demands $1 million in amenities to oversee the event.

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Feds: App Secretly Hijacked Phones to Mine Digital Money

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The "Prized" app drained batteries and burned through mobile data, according to regulators.

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18 House GOP members call for OPM director Archuleta’s removal

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Congressional pressure for the firing of Office of Personnel Management Director Katherine Archuleta is growing, with 18 Republican House members sending President Obama a letter requesting her ouster

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Should Government Do Away With Annual Performance Reviews?

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Real feedback happens more than once a year.

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Charts: Who Are the Americans Accused of Joining ISIL?

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Despite research, there is no one "profile" that they all fit.

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Bernie Sanders Is the Best Challenger Hillary Clinton Could've Hoped For

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The Vermont senator could make the Democratic front-runner a better candidate in the short-term, and as the race goes on, Clinton’s campaign is confident it’ll be able to bring Sanders’ supporte

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Same-Sex Married Feds Already Have Access to Health and Retirement Benefits

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Landmark decision will have little impact on benefits because a 2013 ruling opened up many to federal workers and retirees in same-sex marriages.

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Republican Benghazi Probe Ups Pressure on John Kerry

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Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy said he may call the secretary of State to testify about a lack of document production.

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As Ebola Dies Down, Officials Turn to Preventing the Next Pandemic

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The world prepares for future public-health threats.

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Play of the Day: A Huge Week in the News

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HBO's Bill Maher and John Oliver recount the Supreme Court decisions.

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