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Is Hillary Clinton’s Famous Name Boosting Her in Early 2016 Polls?

Familiar names have tremendous psychological power.

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Questions Simmer in Oregon Over Legality of Local Marijuana Taxes

Measure 91 prohibits local taxes on recreational weed, but that’s not stopping some cities and counties from trying to assert home rule.

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Photo ID Cards Won't Stop Food Stamp Fraud

A new report finds that photo IDs cost more to implement than they save preventing fraud. And they make the program harder for beneficiaries to use.

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'Harry, This Is Barack': Reid Gets a Surprise Call-in on Nevada Public Radio

The Senate minority leader discussed his recent retirement announcement on KNPR's air Friday.

Struggling Agencies Turn to Fortune 500 Leaders for Advice on Boosting Employee Morale

Advisory board members say private-public cooperation helps to erase image of 'dumb, lazy' civil servants.

House Defense Acquisition Reform Plan Seen as Step in the Right Direction

Armed Services chairman would streamline “broken” system to boost workforce, regain tech edge.

To Promote Justice, Agencies Must Expand Access to Legal Information

It’s not enough to have laws on the books if the people they’re designed to help don’t know about them.

This Is How TSA Decides if You Might Be Acting Like a Terrorist

Next time you travel, be careful not to complain about airport security.

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4 Ways to Engage the Next Generation of Government Talent

Attracting millennials will require a culture change.

Firefighters are among the temporary seasonal employees the legislation could benefit.

'No Brainer' Hiring Reform Advances in Congress

Roughly 10,000 employees could soon have an easier time removing the shackles of temporary employment.

Harry Reid Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2016

The Nevada Democrat said Friday his recent accident put things into perspective, but warned his Republican colleagues not to get too excited.

Senate Joins House in Targeting Federal Workforce for Deficit Reduction

Upper chamber approves its own budget resolution, which also cuts agency spending and employee compensation.

Someone has to remind Biden not to play football in the house.

Play of the Day: Schoolyard Antics or Just a Swing Set on the White House Lawn?

After Bush criticism, just how mature are important members of the Obama administration?

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