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The Extreme Partisanship of John Roberts's Supreme Court

Like Barack Obama, the chief justice came into office promising an age of apolitical comity. And like the president, he has seen his dream die.

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Military Families Are More Worried Than Ever About the Effects of Budget Cuts

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Downsizing within Defense and sequestration’s long-term impact are creating anxiety over job security, survey finds.

Military Bonuses Affected Despite Sequestration’s Hiatus

Defense hopes to save money by changing compensation structure associated with Marine Corps' special duty assignment pay.

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4 Easy Steps to Boost Citizen Engagement

Whether it’s disaster planning or flu shots, targeting your message gets people to take action.

IGs Should Do a Better Job of Helping Whistleblowers

POGO jabs Homeland Security, USAID and Railroad Board for failing to provide information about protections.

Immigration Judges Want to Break Free from the Justice Department

Judges warn of retirement ‘tsunami’ if changes aren't made, cite record backlog amid border crisis.

Will Republicans Shut Down the Government Again?

House GOP leaders fear a conservative revolt when government funding comes up for a vote next month.

Uber has been accused of trying to poach drivers from Lyft with its ads in San Francisco.

Uber’s War on Lyft Could Prompt Federal Investigation

The ride-share service’s apparent attempts to sabotage its competitors might become red meat for the Federal Trade Commission or state attorneys general.

Bread of Life Food Pantry volunteers stand beside a truckload of the fruits and vegetables collected in support of the Agriculture Department’s Feds Feed Families campaign in Tipton, Iowa, in July 2012.

Federal Employees Are Donating More Than 80,000 Pounds of Food Each Day to Food Banks

Still, it looks like workers will fall short of last year’s record Feds Feed Families haul.

Fort Lee Releases Name of 33-Year-Old Female Shooter

Sgt. 1st Class Paula M. Walker was a human resources specialist stationed at the base since December 2011.

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Job Requirements Are Mostly Fiction and You Should Ignore Them

Hiring managers get overexcited and list too many things, even though only a few parts of the description are truly core.

An F-15C fighter jet similar to the one that crashed awaits midair refueling.

Military Jet Crashes in Virginia

Jet was flying from Massachusetts to New Orleans.

Social Security spending on the aging population is one of the main reasons for the increase.

Federal Deficit Is Set to Rise Sharply, CBO Warns

Growing shortfalls will limit lawmakers' flexibility to handle fiscal challenges.

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