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When Humans Lose Control of Government

A decades-long obsession with writing excessively detailed laws has made it impossible for real people to get anything done.

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A Razor-Thin Lead for the GOP

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Democrats have slightly increased their chances of holding on to the Senate, so Republicans need to ensure red states stay red.

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Local Government’s Big Text-Message Quandary

It’s difficult for public officials to meet open-record rules when their personal cellphone is involved.

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Postal Service to Add Thousands of Union Jobs in 2014

Bargaining unit employees will fill reduced-hour post offices in major labor victory.

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest addressed the media Monday.

Is the White House Door Locked Yet?

After a man gained entry with a knife, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said the front door to the White House will be locked when not in use.

IRS Still Struggles With Identify Theft

False tax returns said to drain $5.2 billion from the Treasury.

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Will the New Manager Be a Bully Too?

​How to hire and set leadership expectations for supervisors.

The VA's outpatient clinic in Corpus Christi, Texas is seen in 2009.

How Soon We Forget the Veteran Who Attacked the White House

The story behind Friday's intrusion: a VA system failing millions like Omar J. Gonzalez.

Army Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza, center right, commander of I Corps, is briefed by his staff during a combined arms rehearsal meeting for Ulchi Freedom Guardian at Camp Yongin, South Korea, Aug. 21, 2014.

Pentagon Warns of Losing Its Tech Edge

The latest version of the Better Buying Power initiative aims to improve acquisition, but contractors say it’s too limited.

Dr. Rana Hajjeh, director of bacterial diseases at CDC, led a global vaccine campaign to help prevent children from dying of bacterial meningitis and pneumonia.

Federal Employees Honored For Saving and Improving Lives

Winners' achievements range from promoting the use of a global vaccine to save children from deadly disease to helping paralyzed vets.

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The Complete Guide to Flexible Work That Doesn’t Kill Your Career

Managers tend to think that using a flexible schedule to be more productive is good.

Fedblog Lois Lerner, former head of the IRS tax-exempt organizations division.

Ex-IRS Executive Lerner Breaks 15 Months of Silence

Former head of the tax-exempt organizations unit is a "more complicated figure than the caricature she's become in the public eye," Politico reports.

Ellen Pompeo and Sandra Oh star in Grey's Anatomy.

Hollywood's Health Experts

A CDC-funded organization has advised TV shows from Grey's Anatomy to Law & Order on how to write plots that deal with medical and health-insurance issues.

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