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Congress Still Has No Idea How Much the NSA Spies on Americans

Adequate oversight is impossible when even diligent members of the Senate Intelligence Committee can't get basic facts about surveillance.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel: Get Used to Endless War

From ISIS to climate change, the Pentagon chief says, the threats that face the United States are long-term challenges.

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Charley Barth

Director Who Modernized the Federal Register Departs Friday

Charley Barth took pride in "digital democracy."

Pay Raise for Troops Still Up in the Air

Congress has to decide before the end of the year whether it will grant a 1 percent or a 1.8 percent boost in 2015.

A group of 30 U.S. military personnel, including Marines, Airmen and Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, board a plane to Monrovia.

Pentagon Announces It Will Quarantine Soldiers Returning From Ebola Mission

Defense officials pointed to concerns over the safety of troops coming back from West Africa.

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Excellence in Government

How Low Would You Go to Get Ahead?

Why leaders need to discourage cutthroat behavior among colleagues.

Fedblog Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which released the video along with the Ways and Means panel.

About the House Republicans’ New IRS Video

Spokesman says recap of political targeting scandal was produced in-house at no cost to taxpayers.

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A Perk for Federal VIPs: Park Service’s Mountain Getaway

Vice President Biden offers to reimburse NPS for his stay at a cabin in Grand Teton National Park.

British Spies Allowed to Access U.S. Data Without a Warrant

Newly released documents from the British government reveal a lack of judicial oversight for how it sifts through communications data collected by the NSA and other foreign governments.

NSA Director Adm. Michael Rogers

NSA Chief Warns Companies Against Revenge Hacking

"Hacking back" may be illegal, Michael Rogers said. But his advice doesn't apply to the agency he heads.

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