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Obama Administration Dismisses Online Petition Requesting Snowden Pardon

The White House has been responding to "We the People" petitions Tuesday

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Report: Americans' Health Is Improving Under Obamacare

A Journal of the American Medical Association study says trends in self-reported health are rebounding under the health care law.

Upton Looks to Keep Pressure on Senate on FDA Reform Bill

House chairman plans to meet with his Senate counterparts Tuesday.

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House to Vote Before Recess on Bill Making It Easier to Fire VA Employees

Lawmakers also plan to take up budget fix Wednesday to help department avoid closing hospitals this summer.

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., introduced the bill.

Bipartisan Evidence-Based Policy Bill Passes House

Plan would create commission on using agency data to improve programs.

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As Companies Shed Annual Reviews, Should Government Follow Suit?

The point is not to reduce the focus on performance, but to reinforce it.

TSA posts photos of guns -- like this one found in baggage at McCarran International Airport in early July -- found by agents on Instagram.

TSA's Instagram Account is a Must-Follow

The Transportation Security Administration's stream features grenades, knives and birds stuffed in socks.

With House Defiant, Senate Eyes a 2-Month Highway Bill

Neither chamber wants to pass the other's bill, so a 60-day measure has emerged as a possible fallback.

Republicans Postpone Benghazi Hearing After Deal on State Documents

The committee had been planning to make John Kerry's top aide testify Wednesday.

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has railed against the information-sharing legislation passed out of the Senate Intelligence Committee as a "surveillance bill by another name."

What is in the Justice’s Cybersecurity Memo?

Despite calls for its release, the government will not make public a memo that Sen. Ron Wyden says is crucial to the Senate’s cybersecurity debate.

Does Identity-Theft Protection Really Work?

Victims of data breaches are usually offered identity-theft-protection services, but even the companies that promise to safeguard your identity are far from infallible.

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., sponsored the bill.

House-Backed Bill Orders a Hiring Spree to Fix Embattled Secret Service

Lawmakers move bill to help law enforcement agency move past litany of scandals.

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