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Adm. Thad Allen, shown here during the 2010 BP oil spill. Allen also coordinated the response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Three Former Policy Czars Offer Advice for Ebola Point Man Ron Klain

9/11, Katrina and AIDS czars share their frustrations, rewards and distaste for the title.

Republican 2016 Contenders Have Taken Positions on NSA Reform. Where Does Hillary Clinton Stand?

The answer remains elusive, but the best clues are found in her Senate voting record.

American ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power speaks to media in the city of Freetown , Sierra Leone, Monday,.

Ebola, the Ambassador and the Nurse

Samantha Power and Kaci Hickox show the diverging approaches to quarantine on the federal and state levels.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, left, speaks as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie listens at a news conference, Friday.

Will Washington Overrule Governors on Ebola Quarantines?

The White House said it was considering new federal policies after New York and New Jersey executives acted on their own.

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski, D-Md.,  was one recipient of a letter calling lower reimbursement rates "misguided and unfair."

Lawmakers Urged to Reverse Planned Cuts to Some Travel Per Diems

Defense civilians on long-term travel will receive less money for lodging beginning on Nov. 1.

Women attend a veterans training summit in Washington.

Does the VA Have a Women Veterans Problem?

Both inside and outside of the department, there's one consensus: More work needs to be done.

A sign in Monrovia, Liberia.

A Glossary of Ebola Contact Types

Centers for Disease Control campaigns to educate the public about how the virus can—and can’t—spread.

Dr. Nicole Lurie, assistant secretary for preparedness and response at HHS, testifies at Friday's hearing.

Ebola Specialists Think Globally, Congress Thinks Domestically

Obama’s new czar skips hearing as HHS preparedness chief defends progress.

OPM Director Katherine Archuleta committed to helping agencies foster employee engagement

Vets Have Less Faith in Merit-Based Federal Promotions Than Their Peers

Annual governmentwide survey of feds shows concerns over fairness in the workplace and senior leadership.

Health care workers learn the proper protocols for personal protective equipment during a CDC Ebola training course.

Report: Many of America's Ebola-Preparedness Supplies Have Expired

Assessment raises concerns about the ability of DHS to protect personnel in the event of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S.