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Hollywood, the Circus, and Congress Are Fighting Over 'Tiger Selfies'

Activists want Congress to stop the mega-feline selfie craze, and some members are signing on to help.

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The Head-On Politics of Going Around Congress on Climate Change

White House faces collision with GOP over global pact that wouldn't go through Senate.

The Extreme Partisanship of John Roberts's Supreme Court

Like Barack Obama, the chief justice came into office promising an age of apolitical comity. And like the president, he has seen his dream die.

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How Promises Work

Living up to a social contract is inordinately valuable, and there's no pressure to exceed it.

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4 Easy Steps to Boost Citizen Engagement

Whether it’s disaster planning or flu shots, targeting your message gets people to take action.

IGs Should Do a Better Job of Helping Whistleblowers

POGO jabs Homeland Security, USAID and Railroad Board for failing to provide information about protections.

Immigration Judges Want to Break Free from the Justice Department

Judges warn of retirement ‘tsunami’ if changes aren't made, cite record backlog amid border crisis.

Bread of Life Food Pantry volunteers stand beside a truckload of the fruits and vegetables collected in support of the Agriculture Department’s Feds Feed Families campaign in Tipton, Iowa, in July 2012.

Federal Employees Are Donating More Than 80,000 Pounds of Food Each Day to Food Banks

Still, it looks like workers will fall short of last year’s record Feds Feed Families haul.

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Job Requirements Are Mostly Fiction and You Should Ignore Them

Hiring managers get overexcited and list too many things, even though only a few parts of the description are truly core.

Social Security spending on the aging population is one of the main reasons for the increase.

Federal Deficit Is Set to Rise Sharply, CBO Warns

Growing shortfalls will limit lawmakers' flexibility to handle fiscal challenges.

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The Procrastination Doom Loop—and How to Break It

Why the science of delaying hard work is all about your mood.

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.

Issa Attacks Labor Department's Elevator Posters, PR Contests

'Wasteful' practices included hiring Nationals mascot, publishing employee magazine.

President Obama announced new mental health initiatives during the American Legion national convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Aug. 26, 2014.

How Obama Plans to Fix Veterans’ Mental Health Care

The White House boasts progress on improving services, but Republicans aren’t impressed.

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