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Obama Orders Investigation Into Election-Related Hacking

A report will be shared with lawmakers before Trump’s inauguration, a top adviser said Friday.

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The 'Things That Don’t Make a Lot of Noise:' Craig Fugate on Managing FEMA

A Q&A with the Obama administration’s emergency management chief.

House Clears Two Whistleblower Protection Bills to Send to Obama

Senate-passed plans would strengthen rights of contractor employees and FBI agents.

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Annual Defense Bill Has Major Implications for Feds’ Leave, Pay

Language curbing paid administrative leave and raising the cap on Defense buyouts makes it into final version that is now headed to Obama’s desk.

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How Donald Trump Could Restore Confidence in Government

Four ways the president-elect can ensure a transparent administration.

A sign at the entrance to the Grand Tetons National Park in Wyoming on Oct. 1, 2013, during a government shutdown.

White House, Agencies Begin Preparing for Shutdown

Senate has just hours left to avoid shuttering agencies.

Linda McMahon can come in with the steel chair, if need be.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump's Wrestling Presidency

Linda McMahon will help make America great again by slamming opponents with steel chairs.

Obama Boosts 2017 Civilian Federal Pay Raise to 2.1 Percent

Surprise move comes after he had reaffirmed a 1.6 percent boost in November.

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., vows to block a budget measure to fund agencies through April unless Congress extends miners' health care benefits.

Shutdown Looms as Senate Democrats Refuse to Back Down Over Miners' Benefits

Battle over health care for coal miners disrupts plans for a budget resolution before Friday deadline.

"The IG has found no proof of actual misconduct,” said Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va.

Lawmakers Press Patent Office for Crackdown on Timecard Abuse

Republicans demand list of employees disciplined, union leader’s calendar.

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Last Chance for Open Season Changes

The window to modify your coverage closes Dec. 12.

President-elect Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a rally in North Carolina.

Transition Officials: The Hiring Freeze Is Just One Way Trump Will Cut Government

As feds await details, they will start seeing more landing team members at their agencies.

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