Results 8681-8690 of 10591

Holidays give no rest for administration job-seekers

Obama wants lower-level officials in place as early as possible after Jan. 20.

Immigrant, union groups see Labor nominee as ally

Business representatives are wary of Rep. Hilda Solis' support of priorities like "card check" legislation to make it easier to form a union, but said immigration could be an area of common ground.

Chamber report proposes fixes to patent review process

Re-establishing the Patent and Trademark Office as a government corporation is among the recommendations.

Former Clinton official says 'normalcy' is within reach for Justice

Jamie Gorelick expresses optimism that the department can return to its roots, despite "vexing" challenges.

Amid tensions, Obama offers NASA spot in parade

The president-elect and agency officials differ on funding for a new generation of space shuttles.


Group balks at Obama proposal to thin federal management ranks

Job cuts would lead to government inefficiency, says coalition representing more than 200,000 managers.

Obama to nominate Solis to head Labor Department

California lawmaker has a strong background on union issues.

Homeland Security chief lists FEMA overhaul among achievements

Michael Chertoff says the agency has been "substantially and successfully retooled" since hurricanes Katrina and Rita.


Issa moving to create house Republican investigative unit

Ranking member of government reform panel says he wants greater oversight of federal agencies.

Military forms special units trained to respond to possible WMD attacks

Creation of such a defense capability was recommended by the 9-11 Commission.