Short-Term Spending Bill Tops House's To Do List Before Recess

Leaders are also hoping for a vote on funding to deal with the flood of unaccompanied minors at the border.

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The Safety Agency At War With Itself

Personnel disputes are tearing the Chemical Safety Board apart.

Play of the Day: How Cable News Covers Obamacare

Fox News and CNN describe the decisions as 'chaos.'


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Excellence in Government NIH scientists work on mapping the brain in 2008.

NIH’s Formula for Innovation: People + Ideas + Time

Institutes pilot longer grant cycles for sustained medical research funding.

Firefighter Kathleen Calvin sits atop her fire truck as smoke from a wildfire fills the sky in Winthrop, Washington.

Obama Declares Washington's 250,000-Acre Wildfire An Emergency

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security will coordinate relief efforts and provide equipment to manage the 400-square-mile blaze.


Feds Go Off Message With Kardashian, Gaza Tweets

It might be time for some remedial Twitter training.

Madelyn Creedon will become As NNSA principal deputy administrator.

Senate Confirms Creedon for NNSA No. 2 Position

Creedon most recently served as assistant secretary of Defense for global strategic affairs.

Andrew Slavitt, principal deputy administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

HHS Makes Personnel Moves to Better Manage Obamacare

Secretary Burwell brings in WalMart veteran as senior counselor.

Would Bringing SSA Into the 21st Century Kill 30,000 Jobs?

New report suggests more digital interaction, but shift could result in job losses for SSA employees.

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testified at a contentious hearing Wednesday.

IRS Chief Clashes With Republicans on Email Delivery, Role of IG

Lawmakers dispute agency’s cooperation in probe of alleged political targeting.

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Clandestine to Clever: Tweets Reveal Government's Human Side

What we all can learn from the CIA's Twitter account.

EPA administrator Gina McCarthy

A One-Step Guide to Infuriating an EPA Official

Agency chief touts her staff's work after a Republican accused her of kowtowing to a green group.