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Iran talks show promise, but deadline unlikely

As world powers are gathering in Vienna this week for a final round of nuclear talks with Iran, Western diplomats put their chances of a comprehensive deal at ...

November 19 CNN POLITICS

Gruber lecture contradicts Obama's Obamacare promise

At a town hall meeting where he campaigned for health care legislation in 2009, President Barack Obama pledged to voters that he did not want any tax on health ...

November 19 CNN POLITICS

Postal Service ‘functioning normally’ after cyber breach, official says in testimony for hearing

The U.S. Postal Service is “functioning normally” after a recent cyber breach that compromised customer and employee data, and the agency has yet to find ...

November 19 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Obama's Keystone problem

President Barack Obama's Keystone pipeline headache is only going to get worse.

November 19 CNN POLITICS

Senate blocks bill curbing NSA surveillance

Republican opponents of White House-backed legislation that would rein in NSA surveillance programs narrowly blocked the Senate from taking up the bill Tuesday ...

November 18 CNN POLITICS

Chaffetz to succeed Issa as House oversight chairman

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) on Tuesday won a four-way race to succeed Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) next year as chairman of the powerful House Oversight and ...

November 18 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Telework abuse hearing: Dem notes IG Zinser is himself under scrutiny

A House Democrat on Tuesday questioned whether the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s inspector general could objectively judge whether misconduct among patent ...

November 18 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Telework abuse hearing: ‘Vast majority’ of examiners ‘honest, hard-working’

Patent Commissioner Margaret Focarino on Tuesday called a 32-page internal report on misconduct by patent examiners “a very preliminary draft” that “went ...

November 18 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Telework abuse hearing: Focarino points to changes

Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) on Tuesday asked the government’s top patent official why the practice of allowing patent examiners to wait until the end of the ...

November 18 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Telework abuse hearing: ‘It’s stealing from the American people’

A former U.S. Attorney now on the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday chastised the government’s top patent officials for failing to fire or severely ...

November 18 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)