Management

Obama Will Warn Republicans Against Homeland Security Shutdown

The president plans to preview his budget proposal at Democratic retreat, call for end to sequestration.

Oversight

Obama, Hill Leaders Far Apart at White House Meeting

Only real progress comes on Syria, with Obama pledging to work on a use of force resolution.

Oversight

The Best Bills That Went Nowhere in Congress

Lawmakers may not have passed a lot of bills, but there was no lack of legislative imagination.

Oversight

Tom Coburn: The Senate-Stalling Republican No One Hates

Cruz and Coburn have both blocked bills and slowed adjournment. So why does one have so many enemies and the other so few?

Oversight

Departing Members of Congress Find Their Work Benefits Slipping Away -- Or Already Gone

Served for four decades? Doesn't matter, they're disconnecting your phone anyway.

Defense

Senators to Kerry: Tell Us What You Want to Fight ISIS

The administration criticizes Senate proposals to authorize force, but won't offer a plan of its own.

Defense

Rand Paul and John McCain Go to War Over ISIS Vote

How a "nice little water bill" sparked a battle between a 2016 White House hopeful and the GOP's top hawk.

Defense

Defense Bill Nears Finish Line as Senators Renew Fight for Military Sexual-Assault Reform

With time running short, it's uncertain if the proposal will get passed.

Oversight

Move to Authorize Force Against ISIS Unlikely in Lame Duck

White House invites Congress to formally authorize strikes in Iraq and Syria, but neither branch appears eager to make the first move.

Tech

How Astronauts Vote From Space

When civic-minded astronauts go into orbit, they don’t lose the ability to cast a ballot on affairs down below.

Management

Uber Snags Former Obama Campaign Guru

David Plouffe will head the ride-sharing company’s policy team.

Management

NASA Astronauts Lose World Cup Bet–and Their Hair

A German astronaut did the honors after his country’s 1-0 win over the USMNT.

Management

Why Elon Musk Is Suing the U.S. Air Force

SpaceX is suing its would-be biggest customer for the right to compete for more Pentagon launches.

Defense

Newt Gingrich's Plan to Stave Off the Apocalypse

Gingrich and former CIA officials are convinced that our electrical grid could be wiped out at any moment.

Management

NASA Is Calling All Nerds to Help Save the World

Want to be an asteroid hunter? The space agency wants your help.

Management

Former EPA Chief Presses Obama on Chemical Safety

Shutdown has delayed some meetings on improving safety.

Management

Salazar: National Park Service Criticism 'Wrongheaded'

Former Interior chiefs support federal employees affected by the shutdown.

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