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Senate Tries to Stop Agencies from Paying Dead People

Bipartisan plan to publish taxpayer-funded scientific research also approved.

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Fish and Wildlife Wants to Talk to Famous Lion’s Killer ‘Immediately’

Congressional Democrats are asking the Interior Department to finalize a rule to better protect African lions.

Long-Term Highway Bill Approved by Senate, Setting Up Negotiations With House

The chambers will try to split their differences by October, when a three-month patch runs out.

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Former NSA executive Thomas Drake says he will continue activism on behalf of whistleblowers.

NSA Whistleblower Describes Ongoing Anguish

Thomas Drake still shut out of employment in or near government.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., called the VA’s fiscal emergency “management malpractice.”

Congress Bails Out the VA, Helping Avoid Furloughs

Senate approves House-passed budget fix before leaving town so department can keep hospitals open this summer.

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The FBI's ViCAP Database Could Catch Rapists, But It's Largely Unused

Three decades after the FBI launched a revolutionary system to catch repeat offenders, it barely has any data.

The Chemical Safety Board helped investigate the April 2013 explosion of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas.

Senate Panel Clears Two for Troubled Chemical Safety Board

Push to fill vacancies comes as key staffers' administrative leave is extended.

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Suspension of G Fund Investments Could Last Until October

Treasury secretary Jacob Lew says he plans to extend "extraordinary measures" to avoid a default until Oct. 30.

Agents work at  Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in March.

TSA Says It Will Retrain Frontline Officers By October

Lawmakers unhappy with the agency’s performance gave its new leader encouragement, but also a warning that things must improve.

Clinton appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the attacks in 2013.

Clinton Will Testify in Front of the House Benghazi Committee

The GOP-led panel said the former State Department chief's public appearance in October has been finalized.

Play of the Day: The 2016 Dream Team

Donald Trump tells a radio station he'd love to have Sarah Palin in his administration.

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