Thanksgiving at the White House: The Menu Changes More Than the Silverware

On the president's holiday table, tradition and politics intersect with culture and design.

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What Every Presidential Candidate Needs to Know About Government

A new directory for aspiring chief executives aims to inform their thinking.

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White House Climate Envoy: 'Now Is Our Time'

Todd Stern can’t bear to think about failing to strike a climate-change deal in Paris next month.

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Why Poor FITARA Grades Are a Good Start

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IRS Should Rethink How It Audits the Rich, Watchdog says

Agency has improved focus and fairness but needs better quality reviews, watchdog says.

Obama: Paris Climate Summit is 'Rebuke to Terrorists'

He and French President Hollande on Tuesday reaffirmed the U.S. and France’s “unity of purpose” in defeating the Islamic State.

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Want Innovation? 10 Tips for Senior Leaders

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Investment in Senior Executive Training Pays Off

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GSA Has a Message for Mayors: Let’s Work Together

Administrator Roth wants to align the agency’s operations with the economic development plans of local partners.

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Achieving Joined-Up Government

Digital strategies to fix fragmented public services.

Play of the Day: More on Donald Trump's Hair

The candidate's coiffure is once again a topic for late-night jokes.

When Top Feds Cash In, They Lead by Example

Lucrative contracts and consulting positions are luring more than long-serving feds.