Divided House Approves $694M Border Bill

Senate has left for recess and won't take up the measure.

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Obamacare Cases Move Toward SCOTUS

The Obama administration and its challengers filed appeals in lawsuits over the law’s insurance subsidies.

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County Control of Boise’s Streets Is a Hot Potato

A complicated fight in Idaho's capital is turning ugly—again.

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Obama Defends CIA Chief After Senate Computer Hacking Scandal

"I have full confidence in John Brennan," the president said Friday.

Border Patrol agents from the McAllen station horse patrol unit on patrol in South Texas.

How Pay Reform Could Solve the Border Crisis

Union says measure standardizing pay for Border Patrol agents would allow the agency to be fully staffed and save money.

This May Be The Worst Abuse of Federal Telework Ever

Patent Office paid 19 union paralegals $5 million to surf the Internet and shop—and then gave them bonuses.

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Priority Goal Leaders: Is the Concept Working?

Sometimes it takes a few years to find out if a management innovation works.

Is Federal Hiring Set to Rebound?

July jobs numbers show steadying of federal employment.

Obama Bashes Congress Over Gridlock

The president's news conference slams inaction and says he'll have to "act alone."

Retirement Savings Funds Hit a Slump in July

All but one of the TSP’s offerings ended the month in the red.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry works the phones on July 25 in Cairo to negotiate a ceasefire in Gaza.

As the World Burns, Senate Leaves Key Diplomatic Posts Vacant

In Africa alone, where Ebola rages and terrorists regroup, the vacancy rate is 20 percent.

Congress Has Passed a Major VA Overhaul. Now What?

One chart to show the many options Congress is still considering to reform the troubled agency.