Jamie Gorelick expresses optimism that the department can return to its roots, despite "vexing" challenges.
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The president-elect and agency officials differ on funding for a new generation of space shuttles.
Job cuts would lead to government inefficiency, says coalition representing more than 200,000 managers.
California lawmaker has a strong background on union issues.
Michael Chertoff says the agency has been "substantially and successfully retooled" since hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Ranking member of government reform panel says he wants greater oversight of federal agencies.
Creation of such a defense capability was recommended by the 9-11 Commission.
Incoming chairwoman asks Obama to re-empower the agency so it can serve as a stronger advocate for small firms.
Decision to use nationwide network to support processing disability claims is viewed as a boon to government push for more use of e-health records.
Senate Democrats won’t be able to overcome filibusters without the help of their middle-of-the-road colleagues.