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New Leader of Federal IGs Stresses Value of Independence

Justice Department's Horowitz joined last year's protest of agency "stonewalling."

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Senators Push Bill to Limit Number of VA Senior Execs Receiving Bonuses

The legislation, like its House counterpart, also would require the department's top career officials to switch jobs every five years.

Obama Wants $215M for 'Precision Medicine' Plan to Focus on Cancer Research

Initiative aims to bolster a field of medicine that tailors treatments based on the unique factors of individual patients and individual diseases.

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Obama addresses House Democrats in Philadelphia on Thursday.

Yes, President Obama's Budget Is a Big Deal

White House finally embraces the power of the oft-mocked, "dead on arrival" document.

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Customer Centricity and the Future of Human Services

Assessing individual needs improves results and cuts costs.

Fixing Acquisition: An Opportunity Lost?

We are ignoring significant skills gaps at our own peril.

Obama's fiscal 2015 budget did not ask federal employees to contribute more toward their retirement, but it did propose 136 program cuts and consolidations.

Obama’s Budget Will Soar Way Above Sequestration Spending Caps

White House looks to unwind three-year-old measure that has crippled agencies’ budgets.

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Getting Credit for What You Know

A range of job sectors are now offering certifications to students who pass tests that measure their competency in practical skills.

HHS Finds Taxpayers Some Help Navigating Obamacare Requirements

This is the maiden voyage for claiming the insurance premium credit.

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno, left, testifies before the Senate Armed Service Committee Wednesday.

Joint Chiefs Warn Against Sequestration, Again

Like a tragic Greek chorus, the Joint Chiefs again warned of the dire consequences of sequestration, although Congress is unlikely to act.

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Why Bad Bosses Sabotage Their Teams

Power-hungry leaders view their top performers as a threat, not an asset.

"There are too many cooks in the kitchen. Someone lets [the permit application] sit on their desk and forgets it, " said Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.

Senators: Feds ‘Feel No Sense of Urgency’ About Granting Permits for Job-Creating Projects

Portman and McCaskill introduce “tripartisan” bill to streamline the permitting process.

Lynch's Mission to Convince Congress She's Not Eric Holder Is Working

After one day of hearings, the potential attorney general is winning over some Republicans.

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