Oversight

Congress Still Has No Idea How Much the NSA Spies on Americans

Adequate oversight is impossible when even diligent members of the Senate Intelligence Committee can't get basic facts about surveillance.

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A Perk for Federal VIPs: Park Service’s Mountain Getaway

Vice President Biden offers to reimburse NPS for his stay at a cabin in Grand Teton National Park.

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Play of the Day: The Midterm Toxicity of President Obama

Everyone's running away from the guy who lies in the White House.

Snail Mail Gets Slower: Why USPS Is Missing Its Own Mail Delivery Goals

Disagreement abounds as the Postal Service blames bad weather, not job cuts and plant closures, for slower mail.

A hallway in the half-renovated Pol-i-Charkhi Prison.

U.S. Halted Work on Half-Renovated Prison in Afghanistan

Watchdog faults State Department oversight of contract.

Questions and Possible Answers on the Midterm Elections

The mathematics of Senate control after the midterms is increasingly complex.

Fedblog Navy Cmdr. James Lawler, right, a member of the Defense Department medical support team, shows students how to remove their personal protective equipment during training in San Antonio last week.

What the Decline in Public Trust Means for Government

The lack of faith spreads from elected officials to federal institutions.

Dr. Nicole Lurie, assistant secretary for preparedness and response at HHS, testifies at Friday's hearing.

Ebola Specialists Think Globally, Congress Thinks Domestically

Obama’s new czar skips hearing as HHS preparedness chief defends progress.

Republican Barbara Comstock has a slight lead in the close race to replace fed-friendly Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va.

Congressional Candidates Vie for Mantle of Next Federal Employees’ Hero

As two fed-friendly lawmakers from Northern Virginia retire, new federal advocates seek office.

This Ted Cruz Staffer Blamed Ebola on Obamacare

“Before Obamacare, there had never been a confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S.,” Nick Muzin tweeted.

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