Senate Confirms Trump’s Pick to Lead NASA on Party-Line Vote

Bridenstine hailed by Republicans as patriot, slammed by Democrats as unqualified.

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House Passes First IRS Reforms in 20 Years

Bipartisan batch of nine bills approved during Tax Day website freeze.


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Excellence in Government A NASA employee discusses the Mars Science Laboratory mission at the USA Science and Engineering Festival on April 6.

Agencies Must Change Their Recruiting Strategies

Only 42 percent of federal employees believe their agencies recruit people with the right skills.

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney testifies before a House Appropriations subcommittee Wednesday.

OMB Chief Defends Pay Freeze, Pay for Performance

In House testimony, Mulvaney sets May time frame for release of agency reorganization plans.

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Elon Musk’s Advice For When You’re Dragged Into Useless Meetings

The serial entrepreneur has as little patience for meetings as you do.

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Five 'Ethical Leadership' Values In James Comey's Book

Whatever you think of the fired FBI chief, his exploration of leadership is worthy of reflection.

Nominees to Postal Board Promise to Challenge Trump on Any False Amazon Claims

The would-be board members also vow to protect and grow the cash-strapped mailing agency.

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The Resume Of The Future Will Tell Employers Who You Are, And Not Just What You’ve Done

Resumes frequently fail to signal how good a fit you’ll be for a job. That's going to change.

Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn., says medical marijuana offers life-saving promise for injured veterans.

Bipartisan Bills Would Allow VA to Research Marijuana, Recruit Doctors Earlier

Medical cannabis may help save veterans lives, lawmakers say, and VA should be at the forefront.

 Mike Pompeo listens during his confirmation hearing with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on April 12.

The Humbling of Mike Pompeo

President Trump’s pick to replace Rex Tillerson could become the first secretary of state to win confirmation over the objections of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

The FBI Was Accused of Bias—and Its Response Helped Tip the Election

New reports reveal that decisions made by a number of officials, acting out of a variety of motives, injured not Trump’s candidacy—but that of his opponent.

Robert Mueller testifies on Capitol Hill in 2013. The Justice Department alumni said many of them had worked with Mueller and knew him to be a dedicated public servant.

More Than 600 Justice Department Alumni Sign Letter to Protect Mueller

Online letter decries attacks against “the good men and women of the department.”