EARLYBIRD: HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB

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IG: Philadelphia VA office manipulated benefits records

A Department of Veterans Affairs office in Philadelphia manipulated the dates for old benefits claims to make them appear new, according to an independent ...

July 14 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

House panel to examine VA’s progress with backlog of disability claims

A House panel on Monday is scheduled to examine the Obama administration’s efforts to eliminate a longstanding backlog of disability claims at the Department ...

July 14 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

VA overhauling medical inspector’s office after scathing report

The Veterans Affairs Department is overhauling its medical inspector’s office after a federal investigative agency slammed the division for its frequent use of ...

July 11 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

USDA accused of keeping final details of new poultry inspection program a secret

A member of Congress and several food and worker safety groups are calling for the USDA to publicly release a copy of a proposed rule that would dramatically ...

July 11 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Sen. McCaskill proposes whistleblower-protection bill for VA

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) will introduce legislation Tuesday that would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees who retaliate against ...

July 11 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

House examines ‘viability’ of federal executives

House subcommittee members will examine the “viability” of the federal Senior Executive Service (SES) at a hearing Friday. SES members might not have known ...

July 11 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

A brief history of the federal government’s information-security problems

U.S. officials confirmed Thursday that hackers may have breached an Office of Personnel Management’s network that contains personal information about federal ...

July 11 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Fewer wins this time, but tea party has changed the GOP

Call it a brief intermission: There's a three-week break in the action after a slew of primaries in May and June and a couple big headlines.

July 1 CNN POLITICS

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May 21 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Montgomery County police name person of interest in 40-year-old cold case

Police on Tuesday identified a convicted sex offender as a person of interest in a nearly 40-year-old cold case involving the disappearance of two sisters in ...

February 11 WASHINGTON TIMES