Helping Carly Fiorina, CNN Changed its Debate Rules

Following a strong showing in the first round of debates, Fiorina appears likely to take the main stage in the second one.

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Ending Unlimited Solitary Confinement in California; Booker to the Rescue for New Jersey’s Tunnel Mess?

Also: The Texas Supreme Court weighs education funding suit and suing Kansas for voting-machine tapes.

How Much Sympathy Do Overwhelmed White-Collar Workers Deserve?

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Belittling their plight by comparing it to blue-collar workers’ ignores the trickle-down harms of an exhausting work culture.


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A soldier assigned to the 115th Military Police Company of the Rhode Island Army National Guard stands watch in a guard tower at Camp Delta, Joint Task Force Guantanamo in 2010 as a bus passes.

Defense Officials Head to Charleston To Assess Alternative Guantanamo Plan

Amid a last push to close the detention facility in Cuba, the Obama administration is giving the naval brig in South Carolina a fresh look.

Some House members are openly threatening a revolt against Boehner through a rarely-used procedural maneuver.

Conservatives Plotting Against Planned Parenthood and John Boehner Could Force a Shutdown

Conservatives want to defund the group, even if it means a shutdown. And they’re holding the GOP leadership accountable.

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6 Leadership Lessons From USAID

If you want to save the world, lead, follow or get out of the way.

Officer of Personnel Management headquarters in Washington.

Government Awards $133M Contract to Protect 21.5M Victims of OPM Hack

The Defense Department, not the contractor, will notify most individuals this month if their information was breached.

Obama to Announce 'Robust' Senior Exec Reforms This Fall

Changes will come as a result of SES advisory group's findings in the areas of hiring, recruitment, retention and restoring value to public service.

Federal Employee Retirement Funds Tank in August

Government securities stay in the black, but all other funds post losses.

Uninsured Rate Drops Below 10 Percent in 2015

More data emerges on Obamacare’s health coverage expansion.

ISIS: Our New Currency Will Destroy America's Capitalist Financial System

The new currency is made up of coins of gold dinars, silver dirhams and copper fulus.

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7 New Books to Read This Fall

Instead of just spouting their opinions, these authors bring us real data.

Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez hosts a panel discussion highlighting the Americans with Disabilities Act in July.

Obama Plan to Curb Unfair Labor Practices Draws Industry Fire

Contractors warn of “blacklisting” while transparency group hails improved practices.