Bombing plot hearings to begin Jan. 20; Senate still needs to consider nominees for three top DHS jobs.
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Christine Griffin was confirmed five months ago, but starts this week; former EEOC commissioner to lead diversity efforts.
The Transportation Security Administration, which has not endorsed the real-time survey , has not responded to an offer to receive the polling results.
The short-term $290 billion increase will allow the government to do business past Jan. 1, according to the Treasury Department.
Under current law, the Federal Transit Administration is prohibited from directly regulating the nation's public transit systems.
Michael Michener had come under fire for focusing on Afghanistan projects at the expense of the agency’s traditional roles.
The Education Department plans to allow certain students applying for aid to instantly transfer their tax data from an IRS database to the Web version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
OMB instructs recipients to count any position funded with Recovery Act dollars as a job saved.
The Democrats’ hold on the House and Senate appears a lot more tenuous than it did one year ago.
Amendment forbids the Pentagon from doing business with companies that prevent alleged assault victims from taking legal action.