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Hearing touches on Secret Service problem: Work culture

Hearing touches on Secret Service problem: Work culture

The agency’s director was bombarded during a House committee hearing.

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The silly ‘war on women’

The silly ‘war on women’

There seems to be a selective outrage regarding women’s rights.

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In Holder’s exit, a vacuum

In Holder’s exit, a vacuum

The next attorney general will have to be close to Obama, but not too close.

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Rep. John Mica has a security tip for the Secret Service

Rep. John Mica has a security tip for the Secret Service

The Florida congressman has an ADT system, he says, so why doesn’t the White House?

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Julia Pierson puts the ‘secret’ in Secret Service

Julia Pierson puts the ‘secret’ in Secret Service

But her bigger mistake was her failure to grasp the larger problem.

Judge orders former senator Larry Craig to pay U.S. Treasury $242,000 over airport bathroom sex-sting arrest

Judge orders former senator Larry Craig to pay U.S. Treasury $242,000 over airport bathroom sex-sting arrest

Judge rules that Craig improperly diverted campaign funds to pay for his legal fees in the case.

House hearing hits Secret Service culture following failures at White House

House hearing hits Secret Service culture following failures at White House

Julia A. Pierson might need more than a bulletproof vest to protect her job security as Secret Service director after the shots she took from members of Congress Tuesday.

Only 36 percent of Democratic candidates have expressed support for Obamacare

Only 36 percent of Democratic candidates have expressed support for Obamacare

One-quarter of Democrats have offered a more nuanced position, according to an exhaustive new study.

First Carney leaves White House. Now Russian embassy spokesman heads back to Moscow.

First Carney leaves White House. Now Russian embassy spokesman heads back to Moscow.

Apologizing for all the “no comments,” Russian embassy spokesman moves back to Moscow.

A three-decade incumbent just attacked someone who has never held office as a ‘politician’

A three-decade incumbent just attacked someone who has never held office as a ‘politician’

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) shows how far candidates will go to appear un-Washington.

Repeal Obamacare? Not on the 2014 campaign trail.

Repeal Obamacare? Not on the 2014 campaign trail.

A new ad in North Carolina pushes “replace” over “repeal.“

Report: IRS letting delinquent taxpayers off the hook too easily

Report: IRS letting delinquent taxpayers off the hook too easily

Nearly 60 percent of the cases that it closed without collecting payments were done so with incomplete work.

Rand Paul’s best days as a presidential hopeful might be behind him

Rand Paul’s best days as a presidential hopeful might be behind him

Another poll shows the GOP is going to the hawks.

One chart showing how federal jobs are less deadly than private-sector jobs

One chart showing how federal jobs are less deadly than private-sector jobs

Government work can certainly be dangerous, but the latest data shows that it’s safer on the whole than private-sector work overall.

Who’s to blame for missing Islamic State’s rise?

Who’s to blame for missing Islamic State’s rise?

President Obama suggested intelligence agencies missed signs of Islamic State’s growing power. Is that the whole story?

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The bigotry of ‘Killing Patton’

The bigotry of ‘Killing Patton’

Bill O’Reilly’s latest book completely ignores the general’s anti-Semitism.

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Get the authorization

Get the authorization

Decade-old measures are not enough to launch a war.

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Two cheers for Obama

Two cheers for Obama

The president is no longer living in denial about the Islamic State.

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In the Loop: The Secret Service as a punch line

In the Loop: The Secret Service as a punch line

Journalists take to Twitter to take down the White House security team.

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For a grievously wounded soldier, a better side of America

For a grievously wounded soldier, a better side of America

An event for reservist and Iraq war veteran Jay Briseno showcased the warm courage of national unity.

VA whistleblowers win settlements in retaliation cases

VA whistleblowers win settlements in retaliation cases

At least two of the settlements involve promotions, signaling that the agency wants to reward employees who expose wrongdoing.

President Obama just asked the ‘Are you better off’ question. He might not like the answer.

President Obama just asked the ‘Are you better off’ question. He might not like the answer.

The data suggest Americans are better off, but they don’t feel it.

This is the ad Mitch McConnell thinks is going to get him reelected

This is the ad Mitch McConnell thinks is going to get him reelected

The story of McConnell and a little Kentucky girl who was abducted.

Former congressman Jim Traficant, extraordinary jailhouse artist: RIP

Former congressman Jim Traficant, extraordinary jailhouse artist: RIP

The media harped on Traficant’s toupee, his bribery conviction and his eccentricity -- but not his artistry.

The odds of Republicans winning the Senate are getting stronger

The odds of Republicans winning the Senate are getting stronger

All three forecasting models now show the GOP winning the six seats the party needs.

The American people are war-weary. That doesn’t mean they’re pacifists.

The American people are war-weary. That doesn’t mean they’re pacifists.

A plurality of Americans would support putting boots on the ground in Iraq and Syria.

Arson at Chicago air traffic center raises questions about background checks

Arson at Chicago air traffic center raises questions about background checks

The suspect, an FAA contractor, posted a message on Facebook saying he planned to “take out” the control center and commit suicide.

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Women in the federal workforce: From FEW to fewer

The percentage of women hired into federal jobs has fallen, and a new report offers some remedies.