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Obama Budget Would Cut 3,500 Pentagon Civilian Jobs

Budget analyst says TRICARE reform will be an uphill battle.

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Bill Targets Federal Employees' Bonuses – Yet Again

Senator wants to stop rewards for those who damage the integrity of the federal government.

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House Committee Demands Answers from CTO Megan Smith and HHS on HealthCare.gov Data Mining

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The head of the House Space, Science and Technology Committee says he might call U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith to testify about potential HealthCare.gov consumer privacy gaps.

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Obama's Budget is Being Released On Time. Finally.

The president has consistently unveiled his budget proposal late, a study shows.

Government Privacy Board Tells Obama: Shut Down NSA Mass Spying Now

The White House has been quiet on surveillance reform since the USA Freedom Act crumbled in the Senate last November.

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Michael Horowitz testifies before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

New Leader of Federal IGs Stresses Value of Independence

Justice Department's Horowitz joined last year's protest of agency "stonewalling."

"VA is still not doing enough to hold those responsible accountable for their corrupt behavior when treating our nation’s veterans,” said Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas. Moran is the bill's sponsor.

Senators Push Bill to Limit Number of VA Senior Execs Receiving Bonuses

The legislation, like its House counterpart, also would require the department's top career officials to switch jobs every five years.

Obama Wants $215M for 'Precision Medicine' Plan to Focus on Cancer Research

Initiative aims to bolster a field of medicine that tailors treatments based on the unique factors of individual patients and individual diseases.

Play of the Day: Tom Brady, Inflation and the Fed

What does the Super Bowl have to do with the Federal Reserve?

Obama addresses House Democrats in Philadelphia on Thursday.

Yes, President Obama's Budget Is a Big Deal

White House finally embraces the power of the oft-mocked, "dead on arrival" document.

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Customer Centricity and the Future of Human Services

Assessing individual needs improves results and cuts costs.

Should Veterans With PTSD Be Exempt From the Death Penalty?

Some legal experts argue a categorical ban is justified.

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