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Play of the Day: Wilbur Ross Is Not Helping Morale At Commerce

According to a report, the Commerce Department chief has been sleeping in meetings.

Oversight

Lawmakers Seek to Bolster Public Records Law

A bipartisan bill would overrule a recent Supreme Court decision and reverse recent changes at EPA.

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Play of the Day: Robert Mueller Needed Some Help During His Testimony

He misstated the president's name and needed some members of Congress to repeat their questions.

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Bill Advances That Would Deny Bonuses to Feds Found to Have Engaged in Misconduct

Employees would be barred from bonuses for five years following adverse findings in an investigation.  

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Senators in Both Parties Object to FOIA Changes at EPA

A recent change in public information request regulations, effective immediately, vested more power in political appointees.

Oversight

Play of the Day: Using FaceApp on Some 2020 Characters

What will Beto O'Rourke look like with filter that makes his photo seem old?

Tech

Did the U.S. Invent Lyme Disease in the 1960s? The House Aims to Find Out

A decades-old conspiracy theory says Cold War bioweapons research is sickening tens of thousands of Americans a year.

Oversight

Play of the Day: Highlights From Another Trump Campaign Rally

The president said he had 'nothing to do' and basked in, then denounced a new chant.

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Play of the Day: The President's Bones

In another controversial tweet, Donald Trump said that he doesn't "have a Racist bone in my body!"

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Play of the Day: Another Eventful Twitter Day With the President

Donald Trump told four members of Congress to "go back…from which they came."

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Lawmaker Calls for Outside Investigation of Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group

The Homeland Security Department has condemned derogatory comments posted within the group and promised a review of its own.

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Investigation of Secret Border Patrol Group Launched as New Degrading Facebook Posts Surface

A ProPublica story revealing demeaning posts directed at Latina lawmakers prompted widespread revulsion.

Oversight

Former HUD Executive Indicted in Procurement Fraud Scheme

Eghbal “Eddie” Saffarinia, former assistant inspector general for IT, allegedly steered contracts to a friend’s company and failed to disclose cash payments.