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What the Obama Immigration Action Means for Federal Agencies

Some Homeland Security agencies will be getting new employees, while others may pay workers differently.

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DHS Set to Destroy Governmentwide Network Surveillance Records

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"Einstein" critics are happy to see the metadata go, but not about obliterating potential evidence of overreach.

House Files Lawsuit Against Administration Over Obamacare

GOP accuses White House of exceeding its authority in implementation of health law, does not include immigration order in suit.

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Writing the Book on Moneyball Government

A bipartisan group makes the case for evidence-based decision-making.

Americans Rate Two Agencies Worse Than the IRS

A new Gallup poll shows what citizens think about the work of 13 federal agencies.

Justice Department Wants Better 'Police-Community Relations' Ahead of Ferguson Decision

Attorney General Eric Holder announced some guidelines for law-enforcement officers ahead of a big decision in the Michael Brown case.

America Just Launched Its 500th Drone Strike

The 13-year-old tactic, once intended to be rare, has become completely routine.

Excellence in Government

Your Automatic Self Versus Your Aware Self

Sometimes following your instincts can hold you back as a leader.

Changes to Catastrophic Health Protection in 2015 Should Reassure Feds

An across-the-board cap on out-of-pocket expenses effective next year could bring some relief to FEHBP enrollees.

Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, is preparing legislation to change administrative leave policies.

Pressure Builds for Crackdown on Paying Employees Not to Work

EPA spent more than $1 million on administrative leave for just eight employees, watchdog finds.

Excellence in Government

The Economic Case Against Majoring in Fun Things

The burden of student debt is fairly uniform, but the burden of repaying it varies across disciplines.

Excellence in Government

An Incredibly Simple Way to Defuse Political Fights

Just hearing an ideological opponent make a minor concession creates significant differences in how people view them.

The Affordable Care Act's Embarrassing Moment of Tooth

The administration mistakenly included dental plans in the 7.3 million enrollment total under Obamacare. Without them, the government missed its target.

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