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When Does a Leak to the Media Violate the Law?

After Trump’s complaint about “criminal” acts, CRS researchers review past prosecutions.

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Governors Assert Their Role in Federal Health Care, Infrastructure Conversations

"I think the rhetoric of the campaign has hit the reality of governing,” said Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, also chair of the National Governors Association.

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How Long Can Border Agents Keep Your Email Password?

Some data gathered from travelers going through customs can stay in a Homeland Security database for 75 years.

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Is President Trump Getting a Federal Paycheck?

He’s pledged not to take more than $1 a year.

Marshals Service Retaliated Against Whistleblowers, Watchdog Finds

Senators stress that failure to cooperate with IG violates inspector general act.

Excellence in Government

Getting Serious About Employee Performance

Engagement surveys ignore a key issue: Leaders and their agendas matter.

President Donald Trump speaks to a meeting of the National Governors Association, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at the White House.

Trump’s Budget Will Require 10 Percent Spending Cuts at Non-Defense Agencies

Agencies must identify $54 billion in savings in “lower priority programs.”

Trump Ordered an Intelligence Report to Justify His Travel Ban. This is What He Got.

Citizenship is an “unlikely indicator” of an individual's threat to the U.S., it found.

How the FBI Is Hobbled by Religious Illiteracy

The Bureau has long defended “Judeo-Christianity.” Minority groups have not fared as well.

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Play of the Day: The Translating Donald Trump

Jimmy Fallon has a new version of Rosetta Stone specifically for the president.

Workers raise a taller fence in the Mexico-US border separating the towns of Anapra, Mexico, and Sunland Park, New Mexico, in January.

DHS to Solicit Proposals for ‘Wall Structures’ on Southern Border

Department wants contractors to submit design and build prototype concepts by March 10.

An F-35A Lightning II from the 388th Fighter Wing, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, sits on the flightline at Nellis AFB, Nev., during Red Flag 17-1, Jan. 24, 2017.

US Air Force to Send F-35 to Fight ISIS … In a Few Years

The plane’s rotation schedule has the JSF making deployments to Europe and the Pacific before heading to the Middle East, a top Air Force general says.

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The Stubborn Problem of Ageism in Hiring

When older adults expect to encounter age discrimination, it can set off a cycle that leads to long-term unemployment.

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