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Watchdog calls for removal of State Department's interim IG

Group argues Harold Geisel is too close to agency management.

Co-sponsor Rep. Stephen Lynch said the bill will save money in the long run.

House sends telework bill to Obama

Measure advances over GOP objections that it is costly and gives feds another “perk” when they already are better off than other workers.

Senate minority leader effectively scuttles omnibus plan

Congress will likely be forced to keep the government running through a continuing resolution.

Lawmakers grappling with best strategy for keeping government running

Legislators must decide whether to pursue a catch-all spending package, or extend the current continuing resolution.

McCaskill introduces bill to curb preferences for Alaska native corporations

Legislation would put ANCs on equal footing with all other companies in the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program.

TSA, pilots weigh biometric system for airport screening

Card would allow crew to pass quickly through security checkpoints.

Democrats spar over lead role on Oversight Committee

Ohio congressman says he would fiercely confront the committee’s Republican chairman.

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Hiring reform inches forward

A more complete look at progress will be available early next year, OPM director says.

Bipartisan Policy Center plan proposes sales tax to tackle deficit

To address the current state of the economy, the plan calls for an ambitious economic stimulus in the form of an immediate Social Security payroll tax holiday for 2011.

No Losers Here

Operatives at the congressional campaign committees shouldn’t be judged on win-loss records alone.

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