Republicans Look to Restrict How Agencies Spend Billions in Collected Fees and Penalties

Democrats call "radical" proposal "antithesis of efficiency."

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Lawmakers Ask Obama to Freeze Hiring Until Trump Arrives

Republican senators warn against “burrowing in” and new career hires who won’t help execute the next administration’s policies.

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Play of the Day: The Regular Trump and Obama Phone Conversations

The president-elect has many questions -- and even a joke -- for the current president.

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Reps. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., (left) and Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said USDA must do more to address problems with sexual harassment.

Lawmakers Appalled at Forest Service Sexual Misconduct, Demand Firings

Agriculture's civil rights staffers claim improvements in long-standing culture clash.

Trump's Top Nominees Unlikely to Be Deterred by STOCK Act

Disclosure requirements for financial trading don't make for easy searching.

Is the White House Hiding Secrets About Russia's Role in the Election?

Seven senators have asked President Obama to declassify additional information about the Kremlin’s possible involvement.

Play of the Day: Mitt Romney's Awkward Dinner With Donald Trump

The former critic of the president-elect changed his tune once he got to eat frog legs with the man.

Officials Say There Are No Easy Fixes To Skyrocketing Long-Term Care Insurance Costs

Premium increases aren’t going away, and few reforms are being floated.

Senate GOP Could Check Trump

On the filibuster, foreign policy, and Cabinet picks, Republicans are already behaving more independently than Democrats did under President Obama.

Then candidate Donald Trump, with his wife and grown children, speaks during the Oct. 26 grand opening of the Trump International Hotel in the Old Post Office in Washington.

Government’s Ethics Office Praises Trump for Commitments He Hasn’t Made

OGE released a series of tweets applauding Trump over business comments.

Play of the Day: Inside Trump's Mind… And Twitter

The president-elect shares his thoughts on the social media network. Are these thoughts a look into his brain?

House Panel To Examine Federal Long-Term Care Premium Hikes

Lawmakers on Wednesday will ask officials why the average enrollee is now paying $111 more per month for coverage.

Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga.

Trump Picks Tom Price for Health and Human Services Secretary

The physician and six-term Georgia congressman is a staunch opponent of the Affordable Care Act.


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