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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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When a Police Department Urges Local Residents to Stay Off Their Phones

Asking residents to curtail mobile phone use is fine, so long as you’re willing to follow suit.

House Oversight Republicans Call for IRS Chief’s Head

Press conference and video restate the case that Koskinen lied about targeting evidence.

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Why You Shouldn't Have 'Limited Access to Email' While On Vacation

You need a break. Here are three easy ways to really unplug while you're away from the office.

IRS Staff Cuts of Up to 30 Percent Raise Risks, GAO Finds

Auditors fault agency for inaccurate reports to Congress on information technology.

Senate Republicans Are Deserting Ted Cruz

The Texan is increasingly assuming the role of Washington maverick and is enlisting his outraged colleagues as his supporting cast.

NSA to Purge Mass Surveillance Phone Data Collected

"Analytic access" to those records, which go back five years, will end on November 29, 2015, and they will be destroyed three months later.

TSP’s Future: Flexible Withdrawals and Mutual Fund Options

But some changes would require legislation and are likely a long way off, officials note.

The build up of government jobs around Washington, D.C., has led to six of the 10 wealthiest counties in America being in the city’s metropolitan area, said Republican presidential contender Scott Walker.

Scott Walker: ‘Plenty’ of Federal Agencies Have 'Lived Past Their Usefulness'

Presidential candidate discusses plan for offsetting federal job losses.

Congress' Road to Recess Is Still Blocked Over Highway Funding

The House and Senate need to agree on a highway bill and the fate of the Export-Import Bank before they can leave town for August.

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What to Do When Your Team Is Struggling

Instead of 'Here's how we're going to do this,' try asking 'How can I help?'

Obama spoke at a joint press conference with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn at the National Palace in Addis Ababa Monday.

Obama Slams Republican Hopefuls' 'Outrageous Attacks'

The president wonders in Africa if the statements are just a reaction to Donald Trump.

Play of the Day: Selling Crack to the President

Last Week Tonight examines mandatory minimum sentencing for drug offenses.

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