Government Executive - Oversight from Capitol Hill and the executive branchen-usFri, 24 Oct 2014 16:32:47 -0400Congressional Candidates Vie for Mantle of Next Federal Employees’ Hero two fed-friendly lawmakers from Northern Virginia retire, new federal advocates seek office.Eric KatzFri, 24 Oct 2014 16:32:47 -0400 Barbara Comstock has a slight lead in the close race to replace fed-friendly Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va. J. Scott Applewhite/AP file photoThis Ted Cruz Staffer Blamed Ebola on Obamacare“Before Obamacare, there had never been a confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S.,” Nick Muzin tweeted.Dustin Volz, National JournalFri, 24 Oct 2014 09:17:40 -0400 Foosball Game, Swedish Massages for Rabbits Make Coburn's Final 'Wastebook' senator frames alleged wasteful spending against the backdrop of increasing “chaos, confusion and uncertainty.”Charles S. ClarkWed, 22 Oct 2014 16:44:05 -0400 Malyshev / Shutterstock.comIRS Chief: Congressional Overseers May Have Gotten ‘A Little Carried Away’ tells trade publisher his agency made mistakes, but defends post-scandal reforms.Charles S. ClarkWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:48:46 -0400 Revenue Commissioner John Koskinen testifies on Capitol Hill in July. APThe US Government Actually Stood Up To a Would-be Corporate Tax Dodger Obama administration tightened the rules for companies seeking to complete tax inversion moves.Tim Fernholz, QuartzTue, 21 Oct 2014 16:07:16 -0400 's CEO blamed the US Treasury Department. mdgn/Shutterstock.comThe Ex-Nazis Collecting Social Security reportedly received millions of dollars in government benefits even after being expelled from the United States.Adam Chandler, The AtlanticTue, 21 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Rourke/AP file photoThe Trench Warfare Begins' chance to maintain their hold on the Senate now boils down to the ground game.Charlie Cook, National JournalMon, 20 Oct 2014 15:33:30 -0400 - On PoliticsLaura Gangi Pond/ file photoCongress Prepares to Offer More Money for Ebola Fight they await a White House request, appropriators are beginning to get their ducks in a row.Billy House and Sarah MimmsMon, 20 Oct 2014 14:31:16 -0400 L Junior / Shutterstock.comPlay of the Day: How Television Could Save the Supreme Court Week Tonight takes on the camera ban at the court.Reena FloresMon, 20 Oct 2014 09:14:20 -0400 Way to Avoid Flight Delays: Help Air-Traffic Controllers Do a Better Job Balakrishnan develops algorithms that help controllers and pilots better manage who's taking off and when.Laura Bliss, CityLabSun, 19 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Foltin/Shutterstock.comGOP Can't Stop a Lame-Duck AG Pick's nominee can get confirmed in December, though Republicans could exact revenge later.James Oliphant, National JournalFri, 17 Oct 2014 12:27:36 -0400 Cam / Shutterstock.comPlay of the Day: The Latest Scandal to Blow Over Florida is the newest controversy.Reena Flores, National JournalFri, 17 Oct 2014 10:13:15 -0400 CentralFederal Health Officials Face Questions from All Sides on Capitol Hill are focused on budget cuts to health agencies, while GOP questions the competence of the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis.Charles S. ClarkThu, 16 Oct 2014 11:22:00 -0400 Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich.Charles Dharapak/APMark Udall Touts NSA Reform (and Dings Obama) in Bid to Save Senate Seat of the Senate’s fiercest critics of government surveillance is attempting to leverage his track record on the issue to salvage his reelection.Dustin Volz, National JournalThu, 16 Oct 2014 10:06:04 -0400 Zalubowski/APPlay of the Day: The Newest Midterm Debate Strategy against the president works for both parties.Reena Flores, National JournalThu, 16 Oct 2014 09:25:49 -0400 CentralLawmakers Want Answers on U.S. Ebola Cases Thursday will examine whether the country is prepared to cope with the virus.Billy House, National JournalWed, 15 Oct 2014 10:19:06 -0400 Director Dr. Thomas Frieden exits an Ebola treatment unit in Liberia in August. Frieden is set to testify at Thursday's hearing. CDCPlay of the Day: How to Court the Midterm Voter Colbert looks at campaign ads aimed at women.Reena Flores, National JournalWed, 15 Oct 2014 09:19:08 -0400 CentralJoin a Gym or Get Your Hair Done, Sometimes on Uncle Sam’s Plastic Members seek improved enforcement of Government Charge Card Abuse Act.Charles S. ClarkTue, 14 Oct 2014 17:15:24 -0400 luchunyu/Shutterstock.comPlay of the Day: The Cost of Midterm Madness parties are adept at raising money.Reena Flores, National JournalTue, 14 Oct 2014 09:57:24 -0400 CentralNew Texas Ebola Case Fuels Concerns About Care Guidelines cuts derailed progress on vaccine, NIH chief says.Katherine McIntire PetersMon, 13 Oct 2014 16:46:07 -0400 for Disease Control and PreventionA Pro-Government Republican Emerges in Deep-Red Idaho Beyeler is running for a seat in the Idaho House.Lucia Graves, National JournalFri, 10 Oct 2014 13:12:55 -0400 of Land Management via YouTubePlay of the Day: Could This Be The New Republican Stance on Same-Sex Marriage does 2016 contender Rand Paul stand on the issue?Reena Flores, National JournalFri, 10 Oct 2014 09:38:13 -0400 CentralHere's What Congress Has Next for the Secret Service Republicans and Democrats have questions for the elite agency tasked for protecting the president. Specifically, whether it's actually doing that.Marina Koren, National JournalThu, 09 Oct 2014 17:27:39 -0400 David Stuart Productions / Shutterstock.comFeds Should Keep an Eye on the Race to Replace Darrell Issa House panel that oversees the federal workforce is poised for a new leader.Kellie LunneyThu, 09 Oct 2014 17:08:09 -0400 listens as then-Secret Service director Julia Pierson answers questions Sept. 30 about the White House security breach. J. Scott Applewhite/APThese Politicians Want to Close the U.S.-Mexico Border Because of Ebola lawmakers fear that the virus could enter through the country's southern border.Marina Koren and Reena Flores, National JournalThu, 09 Oct 2014 16:20:59 -0400 on the left, San Diego is on the right.Customs and Border Protection