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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt at the White House in 2017.

Two Congressional Committees Probe Pruitt’s First-Class Travel

Lawmakers from both parties request documents to ensure the EPA administrator complied with rules.

A CDC scientist harvests H7N9 virus that has been grown for the purpose of sharing with partner laboratories for research purposes in 2013.

Three Ways the U.S. Should Prepare For the Next Flu Pandemic

Science has come a long way in the 100 years since the worst flu pandemic in history. But that doesn't mean that the country is ready for another health disaster.

Mueller’s Indictment Puts Details Behind Claims of Russian Interference

Thirteen Russian nationals connected to the shadowy Internet Research Agency were indicted by the special counsel on Friday.

Congress’ Budget Dysfunction is More Than 4 Decades in the Making

Congress may have averted a shutdown, but don't get too excited, warns a Harvard budget expert. The deal isn't sustainable long term.

VA Secretary David Shulkin at the White House in November.

VA Secretary Improperly Accepted Tennis Tickets and Billed Taxpayers for Wife's Travel, IG Says

Shulkin denies any wrongdoing, despite evidence that he lied to the media and that his chief of staff altered documents.

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney testifies on Capitol Hill Tuesday about the Trump administration's budget request.

Trump's Proposed Program Cuts Hint at Where Agency Jobs Could Vanish

Budget's reductions and eliminations justified under rubric of “not working.”

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., is allowing a vote to move forward thanks to greater cooperation from OPM on a document request.

Senate Panel to Vote on OPM Nominations After Long Wait

Hearing ends years of stalling over Obamacare rule process.

Copies of Trump's fiscal 2019 budget request are distributed to the House Budget Committee.

All the Trump Budget Cuts Congress Will Ignore

Lawmakers scoffed at the president's calls to slash funding across the government a year ago, and they're likely to do so again.

Lyndon Johnson meets with candidate Richard Nixon at the White House, July 26, 1968

What Trump-Era Democrats Can Learn From LBJ

Lyndon B. Johnson was an effective policymaker but failed to protect his legacy—much in the same way Obama’s is being toppled today.

Play of the Day: Rex Tillerson and Russian Election Meddling

The State Department chief has an interesting attitude about election hacking by other world powers.