Furloughed Feds Deserve Guns, Not Extra Pay, Lawmakers Say

Congress looks to set priorities for federal employees who won't be working in the event of another shutdown.

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What Bestselling Business Books Get Wrong About Success arrowThere isn't a single formula.

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When the Best and Brightest Say No to Government arrowWhat happens if talented millennials don’t want to work in the bureaucracy?

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Rand Paul Gets Pressured to Block Any Last-Minute Patriot Act Renewal arrowSome surveillance critics want the White House contender to block any ...

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Clinton’s Mend-It-Don’t-End-It Thought on the Federal Ethanol Mandate arrowFormer State Department chief tells Iowa voters that it’s time to get ...

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Army Chief Opens Door To Embedding American Troops With Iraqi Forces arrowAfter the fall of Ramadi, the Iraqi Security Forces need military and ...

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Play of the Day: Is Bernie Sanders Crazy or Crazy Like a Fox? arrowThe Vermonter is authentic, but that doesn't make him nuts.

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Singletasking: 7 Ways to Increase Your Productivity arrowThe average human attention span is eight seconds—less than that of a goldfish.

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In Utah, Fending Off More Than 20 Million Cyberattacks Is Just a ‘Light Day’ arrowFor the state’s chief information security officer, protecting ...


Judge Initially Skeptical of Plea to Dismiss House GOP's Obamacare Lawsuit arrowThe administration says the House doesn’t have standing to ...


Who Has the Best App in Government? arrowAn FDA app used by food investigators to enter data while performing field inspections won "Best ...


Cyber Command Says New Mega-Contract Will Be Out by Fall arrowThe Pentagon last week abandoned a $475 million job posting for cyberattack and ...


Watchdog Finds Glitches in Governmentwide Effort to Track Spending Consistently arrowMove to post spending numbers ignored some traditional ...


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