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Lerner Won't Face Contempt Charges, Justice Department Says

Key figure in IRS political targeting controversy within rights in invoking the Fifth.

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Commerce: Tell Us What You Want From Our Data

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Crowdsourcing is a key part of Commerce's open data efforts.

TSP Has a Slow March

Two of the basic TSP funds ended the month in the red and no offerings had big gains.

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Secret Service agents guard President Obama during a March event in Cleveland, Ohio. DHS secretary Jeh Johnson wants to protect agents from having to testify before Congress.

DHS Vows to Shield Mid-Level Employees From Congress

Protections set up showdown with lawmakers attempting to investigate Secret Service scandals.

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Do Government Employees Have Freedom of Speech?

When speaking your mind, you're still part of your agency's brand.

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, said the evidence against Zinser is overwhelming.

Lawmaker Asks Obama to Fire Commerce IG for Years of Alleged Misconduct

House Science panel Democrat says Zinser quashed whistleblowers, hired girlfriend.

Excellence in Government Apple Computer employees and family members march during the 44th annual San Francisco Gay Pride parade in June.

How to Make Your Organization Less Sexist and Racist

Many employers who discriminate don't do so intentionally, yet few are aware of concrete steps they can take to override their subconscious biases.

Jeff Neely declines to answer congressional questions about the Las Vegas conference during an April 2012 hearing.

Executive at Center of GSA Conference Scandal Pleads Guilty to Making False Claims

Jeff Neely could face up to five years in prison, plus fines and restitution.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid speaks to reporters following a policy luncheon last week, flanked by (from left) Sens. Patty Murray,  Dick Durbin and Chuck Schumer.

Change Is Coming in the Senate Democratic Leadership

Just how much will depend on whether Durbin can keep his job as whip.

Obama Offers Commutations to 22 of 209,155 Federal Prisoners

On Tuesday, the President cut short the sentences for two dozen inmates imprisoned for drug offenses, who would have served less time under current guidelines. Thousands more remain in prison.

Obama Declares Cyber Attacks A ‘National Emergency’

A new executive order will allow the government to impose financial sanctions against those waging malicious cyberattacks.

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