Agencies will pay fees to the State Department based on how many staffers they send to embassies abroad.
OVERSIGHT - ALL ARTICLES
Presidential appointees ought not be left twisting in the wind. They deserve a vote in the Senate.
Another uphill cycle for Senate's Democrats.
Can anyone fill the shoes of retiring Sen. John Breaux?
On tough votes, the Senate Republicans will not have an easy time finding Democrats to offset GOP defections.
The 2008 presidential race is likely to see huge fields of candidates from both sides of the political spectrum.
Republicans shouldn't get too carried away with their successes on Election Day.
The Bush-Cheney reelection effort was perhaps the best planned, best executed, most disciplined, and most strategic presidential campaign in history.
The tone and rhythm of election night could be set when the polls close in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida.
As we enter the final days of this campaign, the nation remains closely and deeply divided.