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Why All of the U.S. Treasurers Since 1949 Have Been Women

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For the last six decades, presidents have treated the treasurer position as a low-risk, high-visibility job that promotes the appearance of diversity while rewarding a loyal supporter.

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Is the recent VA bill fair to the senior executives who can be fired?

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Federal Diary columnist Joe Davidson on Tuesday talked with WJLA’s Capital Insider about the bill Congress and President Obama recently approved to give the Department of Veterans Affairs gr

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Five benefits and five drawbacks of the reduced Social Security hours

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Many people don’t know this, but Social Security field offices have cut back their operating hours for the past several years.

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If Patent Office Staff Lied About Hours Worked, Why Are They So Productive?

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Union chief defends telework program, says managers’ claims of abuse are unfounded.

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Infographic: Five Steps to Manage Government Regulations for Contractors

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How to deal with an audit, how to ensure compliance and more ways to stick the landing.

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Edward Snowden Is Worried People Will Forget About Edward Snowden

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The standard-bearer for spy-agency reform fears NSA fatigue is leading to a culture of complacency.

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Comparing the Watergate Gang With Lois Lerner

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A veteran Washington chronicler is eager to draw contrasts with the drama in today’s polarized government.

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EPA Partially Adopts OMB’s Guidance on Cost of Regulations

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GAO finds estimates on carbon emissions could be sharpened to inform the public.

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Transparency Groups Want to Oust CIA Chief As White House Backs Him

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Brennan accused of violating criminal law and separation of powers.

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Obama Considering Boots on the Ground in Iraq

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But the troops would not engage in combat, the White House says.

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What's in the Boxes of Aid Being Dropped Into Iraq?

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The ready-to-eat meals range from Indian dinners to ratatouille.

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How Phased Retirement Affects Your TSP

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Many of the same rules will still apply for those who partially retire and continue to work part-time.

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Civilians in Iraq To Get Higher Premium Pay

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New guidance from OPM extends the pay cap waiver for a longer period.

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At This Point, Ferguson Is a City Under Siege

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What's being described as a "riot" is looking a lot more like an occupation.

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Life With Legal Weed in Boulder, Colorado

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A conversation with middle-aged moms, homeless men, and college kids about post-prohibition marijuana.

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There Is No 'Party of Ideas'

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Anyone looking for fresh public-policy approaches from Democrats, Republicans, or reform conservatives is bound to be disappointed.

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An Opportunity to ‘Restart Government’s Thought Process’

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Watch San Jose CIO Vijay Sammeta discuss the promise and possibilities of open data in his city.

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GSA Steers More Office Supply Deals to Small Businesses

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21 new Strategic Sourcing contracts could save $90 million annually.

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All Those Brain Exercises for Your Kids Are a Big Waste of Time

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There is little evidence that this has an impact on their performance in math, reading or other every-day activities.

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NASA headquarters workers vote to join union

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More than 340 NASA headquarters employees will be eligible to join a union after a vote Wednesday in favor of partnering with the Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers.

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Brooklyn Wins New York's (Literal) Rat Race

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MIT visualizes how the city is swarming with rodent-based complaints.

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Hillary Clinton Looks Forward to 'Hugging It Out' With President Obama

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"Don't do stupid stuff" can pertain to PR blunders, too.

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Snowden: The NSA Caused A Massive Internet Blackout in Syria

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In a new interview, the fugitive leaker claims the spy agency accidentally took down Syria’s Internet during its prolonged civil war.

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Play of the Day: Is Hillary Trying To Distance Herself From Obama?

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Jimmy Fallon has some new footage of the two.

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Bad Management Advice You Should Run Away From

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10 tips that are sure to lay the groundwork for failed leadership.

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As El Paso Public Bikeshare Stalls, Employee Bike Pool Program Pedals On

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Watch how city workers are using bicycles to get around town.

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Lack of Oversight Leaves Massive Openings for Voter Fraud

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Although fraud remains uncommon, a lack of cooperation between the states creates an opportunity even voter ID laws won't fix.

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FAA Declares No-Fly Zone Over St. Louis Suburb

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As protests over Michael Brown's shooting continue, the federal government gets more involved.

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Report: U.S. to Send 100 More Military Advisers Help Iraq's Yazidis

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The military advisers would look at humanitarian relief options for the group, according to a report.

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How to Eliminate Almost Every Federal Agency

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A look at some of the tactics leveraged in the war on big government.

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Comcast and Time Warner fund event for regulator while seeking merger approval

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Comcast and Time Warner Cable are spending more than $130,000 on a dinner to honor one of the federal regulators who will rule on their controversial merger plan, according to records of the compani

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NRA Frowns on Texas Proposal to Allow Alcohol at Gun Shows

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But the organization isn't saying that booze and firearms are a bad mix.

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Arkansas Might Be the 1st State to Connect All Its Schools to Broadband

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A new partnership could transform the state’s lagging copper-wire schools network.

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300,000 People Could Lose Their Obamacare If They Don't Prove Their Residency

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Individuals have until September 5 to send complete information to the government.

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Agency Chief Rebuffs Union Over Authority to More Quickly Fire Bad Employees

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‘No one gets a free pass,’ EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy tells AFGE.

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What Would Happen If Someone Got Ebola in America?

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A secondary infection in the U.S. is highly unlikely. But here's how the healthcare system would respond if there was one.

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Against Consensus

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The more you agree with people on your side of political debates, the more likely you are to be wrong about the facts.

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Facing sequester, U.S. released 600 illegal immigrants with criminal records

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U.S.

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Bad management gives telework a bad name

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Suddenly, it seems the most virtuous soul  isn’t so righteous afterall. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has long been a leader in the use of telework for federal employees.

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Does Obama Know Something We Don't About Supreme Court Retirements?

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Speculation about the 81-year-old Ginsburg has been raging in political circles since shortly after Obama's re-election.

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Helicopter Crashes in Iraq After Delivering Aid to Yazidis

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The only Yazidi member of the Iraqi parliament was reportedly among the injured.

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An Awkward Party With President Obama Is the Least of Hillary Clinton's Problems

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Clinton and Obama will likely see each other this week, when they attend the same Martha's Vineyard birthday party.

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Police Haven't Spoken to the Witness Who Saw the Entire Ferguson Shooting Unfold

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Dorian Johnson was with Michael Brown at the time of the shooting.

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As Feds Hold Hearings, Native Hawaiians Press Sovereignty Claims

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U.S. control of the 50th state is illegal under international law, advocates say.

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16 People the Media Considered Presidential Contenders at This Time in 2006

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A handy reminder that speculation is just that—speculation.

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The Obamacare Skyrocketing Premiums That Never Were

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Premiums will rise 7.5 percent, much lower than expected.

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Not Everyone Is Eligible for Phased Retirement

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Law enforcement officers and air traffic controllers are among those feds who can’t take advantage of the government’s new HR tool.

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Why You Should Reset Your Brain and How to Do It

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The research shows that you need to take regular breaks to reset your brain so that the focused attention and daydreaming networks can do their jobs.

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The DEA Paid An Amtrak Secretary $854,460 for Free Passenger Lists

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The secretary had "effectively been acting as an informant" who sold private passenger information without approval

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ISIL Has Been Bombing Baghdad for Years

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The U.S. threatens airstrikes in Baghdad if the militant group endangers personnel, but such attacks in and around the capital aren’t anything new.

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