Is bipartisanship dead in Washington? And how much make up work will the federal government have after four snow days? Those were the topics du jour when The Federal Eye guested on Friday's "Top Line" show at ABCNews.com, co-hosted...
Despite a difficult Friday commute for many federal workers, Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry defended his decision to keep federal offices open Friday, saying safety and government operations are the only factors he considers when making such decisions.
About 57 million Americans, or slightly over 18 percent of the population, have contracted pandemic H1N1 influenza since April, federal public health officials said Friday.
The U.S. Coast Guard will risk a drop in readiness to fulfill its top priority -- replacing obsolescent ships and planes -- within its slimmed-down 2011 budget proposed by President Obama, its commandant, Adm. Thad W. Allen, said Friday.
Federal workers who attempted to get to the office on Friday faced poorly plowed roads, lengthy backups and then, most nerve-wracking of all, a Metro derailment in downtown Washington.
The Internal Revenue Service is set to appear as the backdrop for a new Fox television series produced by "Happy Days" alum Ron Howard, according to news reports.
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Happy Friday! Americans are increasingly comfortable with gay men and lesbians openly serving in the U.S. military, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
The Senate confirmed 27 executive branch nominees on Thursday night after President Obama threatened earlier in the day to use recess appointments for some of the long-stalled picks.
Washington area federal offices will open on Friday with a two-hour delayed arrival and with unscheduled leave policy in effect, following a week of record snow fall.
Monday's President's Day federal holiday will not be cancel, Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry said Thursday during a washingtonpost.com live chat.
After four straight snow days, now seems as good a time as any to talk seriously about teleworking options for federal workers.
Federal agencies in Washington will close on Thursday for a fourth straight day -- taking the week-long shutdown of the government into uncharted territory.
Near white-out conditions at the U.S. Capitol as employees try to clear snow from stairs and walkways. (Linda Davidson/Post) We've only got a few hours left before the Office of Personnel Managment is likely to decide what to do...
A Pomona College student filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday alleging that he was abusively interrogated, handcuffed and detained for five hours at Philadelphia International Airport in August because he carried a set of English-Arabic flashcards as part of his college language studies.
The National Republican Congressional Committee again has sent supporters a mailer with the word "Census" featured prominently throughout the document.
Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) should consider federal workers a useful resource instead of a taxpayer expense, according to an op-ed published in today's Boston Globe.
As a blizzard bears down on the Washington region and the federal government remains closed for a third day, it's worth asking again: Does your federal office encourage telework? What would be the effect on the workforce and productivity if...
A drop in holiday mail volume contributed to a $297 million net quarterly loss for the Postal Service in late 2009, officials said Tuesday.
The Federal Eye relaunches the "Eye On..." series today with a video profile of Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios.
Federal offices will close on Wednesday for a third straight day, the longest run of snow days for Washington-area federal workers since 1996.
Craig Becker, one of President Obama's nominees to serve on the National Labor Relations Board, was rejected by the Senate on Tuesday afternoon.
Talk about phoning it in! Newly minted General Services Administrator Martha N. Johnson was formally sworn into office on Sunday evening -- by telephone.
The OPM site had more than 6.1 million visits on Monday between 3:30 p.m. and 9 p.m., according to White House Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra.The site earns approximately 500,000 hits on a normal day.
The U.S. Postal Service plans to deliver the mail as normal across the Washington region on Tuesday, despite the snowbanks, slushy roads and a perilous forecast.
A man rides his bicycle towards the Capitol Building in Washington on Monday. (Reuters) Updated 9:12 a.m. ET Happy Tuesday! And Happy Federal Snow Day 2.0! But many federal employees still have to show up for work today, despite...
Victor Zabielski cross country skis past the White House on Monday. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) Here we go again: The federal government will close Tuesday, as the region continues to clean up after the weekend snowstorm and prepares for another round...
Your Browser DoesNot Support IFrames. Watch the video above as The Federal Eye predicts the federal government's operating status for Tuesday. Will D.C.-area offices close again? Or operate with unscheduled leave? Maybe an early dismissal? Watch above then leave your...
By The Post's environment reporter Juliet Eilperin: The Obama administration proposed a new National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Service on Monday, reorganizing the agency so it can provide Americans with predictions on how global warming will affect everything from...
"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams showed up on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" on Friday to, um, er.... "slow jam" details of President Obama's 2011 budget plan.
Updated 3:53 p.m. ET Media critics seem to agree: The U.S. Census Bureau should keep to counting people and stay out of the advertising business. The agency spent $2.5 million on a 30-second ad that aired during the third...
Washington area federal offices are closed today, which means the region's largest employer will keep most workers away from the office.
The federal government will be closed on Monday in the Washington area, according to the Office of Personnel Management, as the region continues to plow out of an historic snowstorm. OPM Director John Berry decides when to close federal...