Clinton Technology Plan Promises 'Smarter' Government

Former secretary of State becomes first presidential candidate to back implementation of DATA Act.

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A Canadian Trumpathon

Questions about the presumptive Republican nominee dominated a press conference of North America’s top leaders, culminating in a rant by President Obama.

Should Border Agents Scroll Through Foreigners’ Facebook Profiles?

A proposed change to a common U.S. customs form would allow the government to vet travelers’ social media accounts.


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Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, expressed concern about White House teams promulgating a flurry of last-minute “midnight regulations” without sufficient review.

Nominee for OMB Deputy Slot Promises Focus on the Presidential Transition

Senators quiz Mayock on management challenges, “midnight regulations.”

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To Make the Most of a Three-day Weekend, Be a Little Lazy Before and After

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More Than $100 Million in Taxpayer Money Mistakenly Went to Vets in Prison

Audit says VA dropped the ball on monitoring overpayments to incarcerated vets because it was so focused on reducing the disability claims backlog.

Stakeholders Voice Concerns Over Latest Postal Reform Efforts

Lawmakers hoped everyone was on board but many still have complaints.

Members of Congress Really Seem to Like the TSP

Lawmakers put forward yet another proposal to create a retirement account for American workers modeled after feds' Thrift Savings Plan.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray testifies on the Hill.

House Oversight Panel Probes Consumer Bureau’s Advertising Strategy

Bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks documents on $12.5 million contract.


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