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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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.

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.

Homeland Security Spending on Major Conferences Continues to Fly Under the Radar

Since the GSA scandal, costs of big events must be posted online.

USPS Isn't Giving Up in Its Fight to Keep Stamp Prices High

Latest court filing angers customers, who say the agency is intentionally creating uncertainty to stall for time.