Kellyanne Conway Edges Toward Accepting the Job of Communications Director

The counselor to the president had resisted Trump’s previous entreaties, but is now considering replacing Hope Hicks on an interim basis.

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Play of the Day: Trump's Staff Gives Him Notes in His Native Tongue

According to leaks coming out of the White House, the president's staff write him notes in all caps.

With Shutdown Days Away, Lawmakers Unveil Massive Federal Spending Bill

Congress must approve funding by Friday to keep agencies across government operating.


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Washington-Area Federal Offices to Open Two Hours Late Following Snowstorm

Thursday's delayed opening follows a closure on Wednesday.

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Trump Administration Targets Federal Compensation, Telework

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Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., said he was concerned debate about low-yield nuclear weapons could undermine existing bipartisan support for modernizing the triad.

Senators Signal Resistance to Proposed Low-Yield Nukes

Several Democratic lawmakers on a key committee are pushing back on the given rationale for a new warhead and cruise missile.

A screen shot of a demonstration showing a laser weapon that modulates a plasma field to create a voice-like effect from thin air.

The U.S. Military Is Making Lasers Create Voices out of Thin Air

Within three years, the Pentagon's non-lethal weapons lab hopes to have a direct energy weapon that can produce an effect like a haunted walkie-talkie or the biblical burning bush.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies on Capitol Hill in January.

EPA Turns Over Pruitt Travel Records Showing Higher Expenses Than Initially Disclosed

House Oversight panel Republican and Democratic staff members are perusing flight and hotel costs.

Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., shared the whistleblower warning with the Broadcasting Board of Governors.

House Democrat Says Trump Is Planning a 'Coup' at Broadcasting Board

Engel warns CEO Lansing of whistleblower allegations of propaganda scheme.

A Boeing-made KC-46 tanker refuels a C-17.

Air Force Secretary: Boeing Is Giving Its Tanker Short Shrift

Pointing to the KC-46 program’s latest problems, Heather Wilson says the company is focusing too much on its civil aircraft.

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Why Is Facebook Failing To Follow The Basic Rules Of Crisis Management?

The rules were written 36 years ago. Facebook should heed them.

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