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Obama Makes it Official: 1 Percent Pay Raise For 2015

President issues order implementing increase for civilian federal employees and uniformed military service members.

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Q&A With Gov. John Hickenlooper: Creating Joy … at the DMV

How government can catch up with business in redefining the consumer relationship.

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Navy’s $2.5B Plan for Shipboard Networks Hits Snag after GAO Partially Upholds Protest

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GAO's action could further delay Navy's plans to upgrade the nation’s surface warship fleet.

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Environmentalists Split With the Obama Administration Over Key Power Plant Rules

The Obama administration is offering the first-ever regulations on the waste from coal-fired plants.

Year in Review: Obama Holds End of 2014 News Conference

Before he left for a Hawaii vacation, the president had big words for Sony at his annual year-end presser.

OMB Trumpets Progress on Tracking Contractor Performance and Other Cross-Agency Goals

Obama push for data-driven management is paying off, according to update.

IRS chief John Koskinen tells employees that agency leadership will do its best "not to take actions that make your job more difficult or less satisfying."

Possible Furlough Days Coming to IRS Employees

Full-day agency shutdowns could complement hiring freeze and overtime suspension.

'The Interview' Is Not the First Time Hollywood Has Killed a World Leader in a Movie

It's also not the first time that Hollywood has caved to world pressure.

Obama Signs TSP Bill Into Law

Smart Savings Act will automatically enroll new feds into a more diverse, age-appropriate fund rather than the safer G Fund.

Warren Christopher was Secretary of State from 1993-1997.

The Overseas Diplomatic Life is Not All Sips of Tea

"The students, I don’t know how many there were, several thousand, surrounded the cars and began to pelt them with eggs and rocks and to jump up on top of the cars and stamp on the roofs." When Warren Christopher had to deliver bad news in Taiwan.

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7 Very Telling Signs Your Job Is a Poor Fit

How to avoid a long-term ‘soul sucking’ experience.

The Limits of Obama's Clemency

The president granted pardons and commutations to 20 on Wednesday, but many more wait.

Congress Fails to Confirm Postal Nominees, but USPS Says It’s Found a Workaround

Agency had prepared a plan B in the event of congressional inaction.

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