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Eric Holder’s Challenge in Ferguson

The attorney general is caught between his roles as a civil-rights advocate and a dispassionate seeker of justice.

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Airstrikes Not Enough to Defeat ISIL, Hagel Says

Defense One

Defense Secretary Hagel said the U.S. would continue to attack the Islamic State and keep all options open, but the Pentagon is looking for greater regional support and nonmilitary means. By Kevin Baron

Read moreAugust 21, 2014Leave a comment

Clintonphobia: Why No Democrat Wants to Run Against Hillary

Given the Clintons' reputation for retaliating for betrayals, it's just not worth it in 2016.

Read moreAugust 21, 2014Leave a comment
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Chuck Hagel: ISIL Is 'Beyond Anything' The U.S. Has Seen

Obama administration officials signal a lengthy U.S. engagement in Iraq to fight the extremist group.

"We have to go in, and it's more than pin-prick airstrikes," Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., said Thursday on Fox News.

GOP Hawks Push Obama to Up the Ante After Foley

Push includes new support for U.S. ground troops, if not (yet) a full-scale re-invasion of the country.

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa

Case of IG Who Sat Idle for 2 Years Continues to Trouble Grassley

Senator asks FBI for more information, says investigation took too long.

Video: Innovation in Government is Not Going to Come From a Guy in a Suit

The new US Digital Service will fix up government websites.

Reactor at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

Nuclear Site Whistleblower Ordered Back on the Job

OSHA finds Energy Department contractor retaliated in terminating her.

FBI Hostage Negotiators Share Their Insight on the James Foley Tragedy

Foley's murders have threatened to kill another one, Steven Sotloff, unless the U.S. ends its campaign against them.

Excellence in Government

3 Ways to Make Your Message Hit the Right Notes

Leaders should try a little Music 101 to orchestrate better communication.

Are You Contributing Too Little to Your TSP?

A growing number of participants are not putting in enough to get the maximum match from their agency.

State Department Throws Cold Water on Ice Bucket Challenge

Lawyers say it runs afoul of federal ethics rules.

Retirement Planning

A Phased Retirement Q&A

Answers to common questions about the new benefit.

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