A look at the two presidential candidates’ campaign promises and records in 12 areas that affect federal employees.
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Nonpartisan commission recommends White House take the lead on protecting federal computer networks.
If Iraq is the model for how to defeat an insurgency, NATO and U.S. forces in Afghanistan have a very long road ahead.
Lawmaker is concerned the measure would have the unintended consequence of forcing election commissions to oversimplify legal terminology.
The computer systems that control a region’s utilities run on common technology platforms and are vulnerable to hackers.
Spat concerns an NIH mandate requiring federally supported scientists to submit their research manuscripts for free access on the Internet.
Americans would be more inclined toward public service if they were confident federal agencies were effective, McCain and Obama say.
Plan is designed to ensure that 100 key political posts are filled by April 1.
GAO says agency did not adjust or ensure the accuracy of royalties collected from oil and gas companies.
Eighty percent of programs reviewed ended up with marks of “adequate” or better.