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President Trump’s signature policy for veterans is moving forward after passage of a law last year. But critics are trying to undermine it, fearing privatization.

  • Mar 21, 2019

Wilkie is only in his eighth month as VA secretary, but he had a long career in military policy on Capitol Hill and at the Defense Department.

  • Mar 13, 2019

The panel is looking into Zinke’s decision not to grant a petition by two Indian tribes to operate a casino in Connecticut, according to two people briefed on the matter.

  • Feb 22, 2019

The Merit Systems Protection Board will have no one at the top on midnight Feb. 28, even after a Senate committee this week advanced two nominees.

  • Feb 15, 2019

Long’s improper use of government resources cost taxpayers $94,000 in staff salary, $55,000 in travel expenses and $2,000 in vehicle maintenance, the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general determined last year.

  • Feb 13, 2019

Federal workers are preparing for another government shutdown with the bitter benefit of lessons learned from the last shutdown.

  • Feb 12, 2019

The Merit Systems Protection Board, which serves as a personnel court for federal employees, has a growing backlog of cases — and no board to hear them.

  • Feb 12, 2019

Paycheck glitches are numerous: “Where’s the rest of my money?”

  • Feb 7, 2019

In fact, there was no reporter. Two of Ryan Zinke’s neighbors had confronted the driver of a large black SUV that was idling outside the house and taking up more than one parking space.

  • Feb 1, 2019

Starting in the 1990s, the North Koreans and Americans had worked jointly to recover remains for more than a decade, but the cooperation was suspended during the George W. Bush era amid political tensions.

  • Jun 12, 2018
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