Oversight

Senate Set to Join Immigration Fight

The chamber will take up the House-passed Homeland Security funding bill as early as next week.

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Lawmakers Bicker Over Treatment of Feds in First Oversight Committee Meeting

New chairman promises to change the panel’s discourse, but old battles continue.

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Senator Looks to Keystone Bill to Stop Postal Facility Closures

Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., introduces amendment that would delay the closures for two years.

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Marco Rubio Wants to Permanently Extend NSA Mass Surveillance

The Florida Republican and likely White House contender is further separating himself from other 2016 hopefuls in the Senate.

Rep. Jeff Miller-R-Fla., introduced the measure.

Latest VA Bill Limits Number of Senior Execs Eligible for Bonuses

Legislation also directs secretary to reassign top career officials every five years.

Boehner to Sue Obama Over Immmigration

The speaker is planning to hold a House vote authorizing a suit against the president over his executive orders

Play of the Day: Sarah Palin is Back and Making Just as Much Sense as Ever

After her teleprompter broke during the Iowa Freedom Summit, the former Alaska governor needed to improvise.

What the National Weather Service Can Learn About Language from Louis C.K.

The comedian took a shot at the government agency for characterizing the northeast blizzard as "historic."

Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., is sponsoring the bill.

Lack of Paid Parental Leave for Feds Is 'Shameful' and a 'Disgrace,' House Dems Say

Providing paid time off is also "good for business," proponents argue.

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is a co-sponsor of the bill.

Senators Reintroduce Sick Leave Bill for Disabled Vets

Legislation would give 104 hours of sick leave up front to first-year feds who are wounded warriors.

Border Bill That DHS Chief Has Called 'Unworkable' Faces a Fight on Capitol Hill

Both Democrats and conservative Republicans oppose the measure.

Play of the Day: The President and the New England Patriots

Boston's NFL players aren't the only ones concerned about deflated balls.

Fedblog Bob Dylan and President Obama at the White House in 2012.

Bob Dylan is Thinking About the Government

It’s not a job creator, the legendary troubador says.

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