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5 Members Of Congress Who Oppose National Monuments But Love To Pose For Photos In Them
If it's August, there's a good chance you'll spot Members of Congress outside, celebrating a new wildlife refuge they helped create, pushing for the expansion of a wilderness area in their district, exploring America's newest national monument , or encouraging people to visit the national parks in their state.
6 hrs ago
Obama proposes 1 percent pay raise for federal workers in 2015
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 but prevent the rates from automatically rising higher under the law.
10 hrs ago
As Todd Park Becomes Top Tech Recruiter, What's Next for CTO Role?
When Todd Park was asked in 2009 to become the Department of Health and Human Services' first chief technology officer, he wasn't looking for a government job.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Democrats wary of extending Benghazi probe
A House Republican-led investigation of the 2012 terrorist attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, will extend well into next year, and possibly beyond, raising concerns among Democrats that Republicans are trying to damage Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential prospects.
Congressman requests briefing on nursing home five-star rating system
A leader in Congress has called for an evaluation of the nursing home five-star rating system in light of a recent New York Times article .
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Rep. Darrell Issa invites Kathleen Sebelius, Hilda Solis to testify
Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa strikes the gavel at the beginning a House Oversight Committee hearing January 16, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Chris Matthews Plots Strategy With Dems on How to Use Ferguson Unrest for Midterms
It's not surprising that MSNBC's Chris Matthews would frame the racial unrest in Ferguson through a political lens.
Issa Attacks Labor Department's Elevator Posters, PR Contests
The top House Republican oversight chief has blasted the Labor Department for "frivolously" spending tax dollars on public relations contests, inspirational elevator posters and a trip to a New York awards ceremony.
Stars and Stripes
Hiring preference for vets should be simplii ed
That's the takeaway from a Merit Systems Protection Board report released this week.
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While President Obama dithers, Congress needs to act against ISIS. House and Senate leaders should reconvene Congress this week and take the unprecedented step of authorizing military action against ISIS for President Obama's signature.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Civil rights leaders push Obama for mandatory racial bias training
A long list of civil rights leaders and black Democrats on Monday urged President Obama to make policy changes aimed at improving relations between local law enforcement and racial minorities.
Democratic Leaders, Candidates Shifting Away From Obama
Democratic leaders are starting to "go rogue," by defying the federal government on immigration, social, policy and more, as approval ratings for their party's leader, President Barack Obama, spiral downward, Politico reported .
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Gowdy Hires Top Lawyer for Benghazi Committee
After an extended period of quiet , the special committee for investigating the attacks in Benghazi may be readying for action.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Black caucus stumps where Obama can't
Southern Democrats in tight Senate races want to energize the black vote without relying on the nation's highest profile black politician: President Barack Obama.
TANF is Now Old Enough for TANF to Stop Caring About Its Well-Being
On August 22, 1994, twenty years ago to the day from yesterday, President Bill Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, known as "welfare reform."
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Cyber attack on government contractor exposes undercover agents
Multiple undercover investigators had their personal data exposed to hackers after a cyber attack struck a key contractor of the Department of Homeland Security in early August.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Gowdy hires retired Army 3-star for Benghazi probe
The former top lawyer for the Army will be chief counsel for Republicans on the House committee investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
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Vetsa preference for federal jobs confusing
Joe Davidson writes the Federal Diary, a column about the federal workplace that celebrated its 80th birthday in November 2012.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
News could give agencies clues about federal contractors
The White House is urging contracting officers at agencies across the federal government to review news coverage as they vet companies competing for federal contracts.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Cops Shoot 19-Year-Old San Jose Woman After Mistaking Power Drill For ...
While the mainstream media is trying to fit surveillance video purporting to show Michael Brown robbing a convenience store of some cigars into the various narratives it's been constructing since protests and riots in Ferguson, Missouri, propelled the police shooting of an unarmed Brown into the national news cycle.