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Trump Signs TSP Modernization Act Into Law

Participants in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement program will have more options for managing their investments.

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The Potential Payoff for Applying Metrics and Analytics to Government Is Significant

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But managers need more training, and all employees need to be involved in performance initiatives.

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Trump to Congress: Offset Disaster Relief With Cuts to Agency Spending

White House requests $11 billion in cuts—and potentially more—to pay for hurricane response.

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Gen Joseph L. Votel, commander United States Central Command, gives opening remarks during the Chairman of Defense tri-lateral discussion between Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the United States during his visit to Iraq in July.

A Fight Is Brewing Between Congress and the Military Over Cyber War

Should in-theater commanders be allowed to launch attacks that currently require approval from the national command authority?

Last of 24 Scammers Impersonating IRS Agents Pleads Guilty

Probe of money laundering conspiracy involved Justice, Homeland Security and Treasury IG.

Reps. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., and Elijah Cummings, D-Md., requested the information and said the administration's reason for noncompliance was unacceptable.

The White House Is Refusing to Comply With Congressional Inquiries Into Travel Spending

A congressional committee has already subpoenaed documents on travel from two agencies.

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Five Annoying Questions to Ask Your Grandparents at Thanksgiving

There’s no time like the holiday to explore the pressing issues of federal policy.

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney in September.

Mulvaney Might Double as Temporary Head of Consumer Bureau

The White House has not confirmed reports of budget director’s expanded role.

Trump speaks at the United Nations in September.

Has the Mueller Probe Hamstrung Trump's Foreign Policy?

Nixon and Clinton managed to get a great deal done of overseas while facing special prosecutors at home, but Trump has more weaknesses than they did.

Play of the Day: Al Franken and Sexual Harassment

Late-night notes that sexual predation is not a partisan issue.

Supporters of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program (DACA) demonstrate in front of the White House on Sept. 9.

Trump Administration Reverses Key Immigration Decision After Postal Service Screwup

Some immigrants with DACA status will now have an extension to apply for renewal.

Senate Sends Defense Authorization Bill, Military Pay Raise to Trump’s Desk

Military service members will see a 2.4 percent across-the-board pay increase in 2018, setting up debate over civilian pay parity.

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Sheryl Sandberg Is Calling BS On Your Long-Held Career Phobia

Your career can move in more than one direction—it doesn't always have to be up.

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