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HHS Makes Personnel Moves to Better Manage Obamacare

Secretary Burwell brings in WalMart veteran as senior counselor.

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Clandestine to Clever: Tweets Reveal Government's Human Side

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What we all can learn from the CIA's Twitter account.

Morning People Are More Likely to Lie to Their Bosses in the Afternoon

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And night owls tend to be less ethical in the morning—but siestas might make everyone behave a little better.

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How to Avoid the IRS' Technology Fumbles

Groups says it all boils down to an IT management issue.

Would Bringing SSA Into the 21st Century Kill 30,000 Jobs?

New report suggests more digital interaction, but shift could result in job losses for SSA employees.

EPA administrator Gina McCarthy

A One-Step Guide to Infuriating an EPA Official

Agency chief touts her staff's work after a Republican accused her of kowtowing to a green group.

High Turnover Hinders Progress on Agency 'Priority' Goals

Leaders also need to share more information and beef up performance plans, watchdog finds.

The VA Is One Step Closer to Getting a New Leader

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee approves Robert McDonald's nomination to lead the scandal-plagued department.

GAO Launched an Obamacare Sting Operation—and Almost All Fake Insurance Applications Were Approved

Report suggests the health care law’s eligibility verification system isn't working.

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5 Reasons Your Team Thinks You’re a Bad Boss

Don’t be that leader everyone loves to hate.

Robert McDonald said that, if confirmed to oversee the department, he would take action on reforms during his first 90 days in office.

Does the Next VA Secretary Face an Impossible Task?

Senators have a long to-do list for nominee Robert McDonald, expecting him to succeed where his predecessors have failed.

Excellence in Government Paul McCartney, left, and John Lennon perform in London, on Nov. 11, 1963.

The Power of Two

Despite the mythology around the idea of the lone genius, the famous partnership of John Lennon and Paul McCartney demonstrates the brilliance of working in pairs.

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