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The number is a vast improvement over last year's launch.

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New Ways to Think About Hiring, Managing and Leading

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Obama Pardons Two Turkeys, Despite John Oliver's Pleas

The annual White House Thanksgiving tradition carries on.

IRS Faulted for Efforts to Curb Phony Tax Refunds to Prisoners

Watchdog wants better communication with state corrections bodies.

Obama Threatens Veto Over Tax Deal Including a Bigger Mass Transit Benefit

White House raises concerns over other provisions that support corporate interests.

Agencies Do Not Have to Grant Special Paid Leave to Feds Exposed to Ebola

OPM, however, recommends they provide civilian workers quarantined because of their job some excused absence.

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The purpose (and the sorrow) of the worst kind of email—the passive-aggressive forward.

Senior Execs Face Pressure to Boost Employee Engagement

OMB leads push to gauge performance in part on viewpoint survey scores.

John Boehner Forges Ahead on the House Benghazi Probe

How did the speaker respond to a GOP-led report that supported the Obama administration? He reappointed his own select inquiry into the 2012 terrorist attacks.

With Proposed New Ozone Rule, Obama Tees Up Next Environmental Fight

EPA is proposing to lower the smog standard, and environmentalists are determined to make it happen this time.

Courage, the National Thanksgiving turkey, waits to be pardoned at the North Portico of the White House Tuesday, November 25, 2009.

For Thanksgiving, Why Does the President Only Pardon White Turkeys?

Notable heritage breeds don't make it to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., thanks to the industrial turkey farming lobby's lock on the annual event.

Play of the Day: Thanksgiving Predictions

Black Friday shoppers are a bigger threat than the weather.

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