Director Who Modernized the Federal Register Departs Friday

Charley Barth took pride in "digital democracy."

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A Perk for Federal VIPs: Park Service’s Mountain Getaway

Vice President Biden offers to reimburse NPS for his stay at a cabin in Grand Teton National Park.

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Kirsten Gillibrand: It's 'Vital' That a Woman Becomes President in 2016

The junior senator from New York hopes it's Hillary Clinton, but she's positioning herself well if that doesn't happen.

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How Low Would You Go to Get Ahead?

Why leaders need to discourage cutthroat behavior among colleagues.

Snail Mail Gets Slower: Why USPS Is Missing Its Own Mail Delivery Goals

Disagreement abounds as the Postal Service blames bad weather, not job cuts and plant closures, for slower mail.

Can Twitter Solve Hillary Clinton's Relatability Problem?

The former secretary of state has sometimes struggled to connect with voters on the stump. Maybe 140 characters suit her better.

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Creative Minds: Tackling Chemotherapy Resistance

One young winner of the NIH director's award sets out to untangle a medical mystery.

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Air Force General Misused Government Limo Privileges

Pentagon watchdog finds 107 trips by Maj. Gen. Susan Mashiko were not for official business.

Adm. Thad Allen, shown here during the 2010 BP oil spill. Allen also coordinated the response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Three Former Policy Czars Offer Advice for Ebola Point Man Ron Klain

9/11, Katrina and AIDS czars share their frustrations, rewards and distaste for the title.

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7 Tips for Accommodating Your Older Staffers

How to keep seasoned veterans on the job longer.

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Take the Time to Focus In

Unlocking fond memories can help you see what other aspects of your life need attention.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, left, speaks as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie listens at a news conference, Friday.

Will Washington Overrule Governors on Ebola Quarantines?

The White House said it was considering new federal policies after New York and New Jersey executives acted on their own.

Fedblog Navy Cmdr. James Lawler, right, a member of the Defense Department medical support team, shows students how to remove their personal protective equipment during training in San Antonio last week.

What the Decline in Public Trust Means for Government

The lack of faith spreads from elected officials to federal institutions.