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The Case That Made an Ex-ICE Attorney Realize the Government Was Relying on False “Evidence” Against Migrants

Years after quitting her job as an attorney for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Laura Peña returned to the fight — defending migrants she’d once prosecuted. Then, a perplexing family separation case forced her to call upon everything she’d learned.

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Why the 2020 Census Matters for Rural Americans

People living in rural and small town America have much at stake in the 2020 census. But census participation tends to be lower in rural areas.

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EPA Exceeded Trump’s Deregulatory Expectations

But the agency’s inspector general says officials shortchanged management controls and haven’t been transparent about decision making.

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Trump Administration Looks to Decertify Vocal Federal Employee Union

The Justice Department says immigration law judges operate as managers, an argument the Federal Labor Relations Authority rejected in 2000.

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Trump Called Baltimore 'Vermin Infested' While the Federal Government Fails to Clean Up Rodents in Subsidized Housing

Baltimore’s public housing is among the most dilapidated and dangerous in the country — nearly half of complexes failed inspection — and Trump just spent a week attacking the city on Twitter.

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USDA, Union Reach Deal to Ease Relocation Impact on Feds

Employees who agree to move to Kansas City will be given a financial incentive and a transition period of at least three months during which they can continue to work from Washington.

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USPS Loses $2.3B in Third Quarter Amid Newly Ominous Signs For Its Business

The Postal Service saw a drop in its shipping and package business for the first time in nine years.

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Trump Ousts Would-Be Acting Spy Chief

Deputy DNI Susan Gordon was statutorily required to be elevated after DNI Coats resigned in July.

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Americans’ Support For Immigration Is At Record Highs – But The Government Is Out Of Sync With Their Views

Americans have never felt warmer toward immigrants, nor have they ever been more supportive of immigration.

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Social Security Administrator Institutes Partial Hiring Freeze

Unions say they have not been briefed on the measure, which applies to all headquarters components and regional offices.

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During Trump's Visit, El Paso Residents Criticized His Divisiveness — And Lawmakers' Inaction On Gun Laws

Anger and frustration about gun laws — and president's racist language — is becoming more apparent in a city still dealing with grief from what police have said is a racially motivated massacre.

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Analysis: Universal Background Checks Really Do Cut Gun Deaths

"...The truth is that we have a pretty good grasp at what's going on. People who shouldn't have access to guns are getting access."

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The Trump Administration Finally Has a Top Procurement Administrator

Innovation, cost efficiency, cybersecurity protections, small business partnerships and category management are all on Michael Wooten’s agenda.

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Are Trump’s Top Medicaid Regulators Ignoring Major Problems? Insurance Giant’s Tense Meeting With a Senator Adds to Growing Concern.

The CEO of Centene, a company now entangled in a broader federal inquiry, met with Sen. Bob Casey to allay concerns that patients are being neglected.

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Viewpoint: Now We Know the Real Reason for Agency Relocations

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney took disdain for the nation’s civil servants to a whole new level, says a federal union leader.

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Change Implicit Bias, Change Behavior? Maybe Not

New research questions the assumed link between changing implicit bias and changing behavior. Instead, what about changing environments and stereotypes?