Lawmakers Ask Obama to Freeze Hiring Until Trump Arrives

Republican senators warn against “burrowing in” and new career hires who won’t help execute the next administration’s policies.

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Only Long-Term Planning Can Counter Short-Term Thinking arrowAgency plans tend to be designed around the four-year election cycle, but the most ...

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‘Catastrophic’ Power Outage Nearly Destroyed MSPB’s Electronic Records System arrowA newly released report shows how devastating a June 2015 ...

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Republicans Look to Restrict How Agencies Spend Billions in Collected Fees and Penalties arrowDemocrats call "radical" proposal "antithesis of ...

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15 Tweaks to Your Daily Routine that Can Make You Smarter, Healthier and More Sane arrowThese are some newly adopted habits that can help you ...

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Transparency Groups Hail Removal of FOIA Exceptions in Defense Bill arrowCritics had said Pentagon would have shielded documents on torture, ...

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A Gingrich Commission to Reorganize Government? arrowA modest proposal for a new role for the former House speaker.

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What Should Trump Seek in a Budget Director? arrowA good relationship with the president is key, former budget directors say.

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Needed: A New Approach for Onboarding Political Appointees arrowA new administration promises big changes. It should start with the process for ...

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