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GAO: Mission-Critical Gaps in Skills Among Federal Workers is a 'High Risk'

The government lacks personnel and/or competency in jobs like cybersecurity, human resources and contracting, watchdog says.

In Vox Interview, Obama Sets Limits on What a President Can Accomplish

From Iraq to political polarization, President Obama is more of a realist than candidate Obama was.

Obama To Germany: Stop 'Assuming the Worst' About NSA Spying

The president admitted Snowden revelations have damaged U.S.-German relations but asked for the benefit of the doubt about the NSA’s surveillance programs.

Standing Desks Are Good, But Would a Standing Office Be Even Better?

Science says sitting is terrible for your health. A design team responds by doing away with office seating completely—and elegantly.

Obama Administration: Climate Change Is ‘An Urgent and Growing Threat’ to National Security

A new national security document from the administration puts climate change front and center

The budget would create a single food safety agency. It notes that pepperoni pizza now has to go through multiple agencies before it is deemed safe for consumption.

11 Major Agency Reforms in Obama’s Budget

Consolidations, expansions and staffing change proposals in the fiscal 2016 blueprint.

Liabilities Overshadow Postal Service’s ‘Fantastic Quarter’

USPS loses $754 million to start fiscal 2015, despite massive revenue growth.

EPA Watchdog Dings Itself For Not Always Vetting Job Applicants' Credentials

The inspector general office says it needs to require managers to verify the work history and references of potential hires.

The Case For Intense Background Checks For Hires

Research firm Muddy Waters has adopted a distinctive hiring process which relies on outside researchers to poke holes in candidates’ backstories.