Postal Service Loses $3.9 Billion in Fiscal 2018

Postmaster general says the losses will only get worse without congressional intervention.

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Analysis: Nielsen Isn’t the Issue With Trump’s Immigration Policies

The president is reportedly close to firing his secretary of homeland security, but her successor will also struggle to enact impractical and illegal directives from the White House.

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USPS Wins Approval for Largest-Ever Price Increase for Stamps

Large-scale mailers called the proposal "surprising and shocking."

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These Are The Skills To Learn For The Future Of Work, According To The World Economic Forum

The list of growing and declining skills suggests how to stay relevant in the new economy.

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Three Reasons Your Career Has Stalled

A pair of management consultants aptly describes the problems as "pandas."

Social Security Doled Out At Least $10 Billion in Unmerited Payments Last Year

Watchdog says despite progress, goals for improving accuracy rate unfulfilled in 2017.

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Can Marine One Fly in the Rain?

The White House’s explanation of President Trump’s absence from a ceremony in France raises more questions than it answers.

Why Jeff Sessions’ Final Act Could Have More Impact Than Expected

Just before he left, the departing attorney-general adopted a policy to limit the Justice Department’s ability to oversee abusive police departments. That same policy could also hamper the department’s role in environmental, voting-rights, and other cases.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., right, celebrates midterm election returns as House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., makes the thumbs up sign. Also pictured: Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., and Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., chair of the Congre

Here's What Incoming Democratic Leaders Have in Mind for Federal Agencies

Priorities will include boosting spending and investigating political targeting of career employees.

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From Patchwork to Network: Serving the Whole Veteran

As former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Michèle Flournoy once said, “Veterans don’t come home to federal agencies; they come home to communities.”

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One More Time: Are Federal Employees Underpaid or Overpaid?

The Federal Salary Council will meet Tuesday to consider the question. Here’s what members should consider.

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