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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Americans Rate Two Agencies Worse Than the IRS

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

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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.

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The president announced major action on immigration in an address from the White House Thursday night.

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