President Obama issued 15 recess appointments on Saturday, including two picks for the deadlocked National Labor Relations Board. One of the nominees, Craig Becker, is strongly opposed by Republicans.
The decorated general who withrew his nomination to lead the Transportation Security Administration had received a consulting contract worth almost $100 million from the Army after certifying he was a "service disabled veteran," according to documents and interviews with government officials.
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The Obama administration's second choice to lead the Transportation Security Administration withdrew from consideration Friday, days after senators questioned his business and personal dealings as a military contractor who provided services ranging from Iraq war interrogators to private guards at the White House.
With just six days left until census forms are due back, the Senate approved a measure Friday that bans deceptive mailings that use the word "Census" without a disclaimer.
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The U.S. Postal Service confirmed Friday it will not renew two no-bid contracts awarded to former colleagues of a top official.
A group of Confederate rights activists is urging southerners with Confederate ancestors to declare themselves "Confederate Southern Americans" on census forms in order to qualify for protections under the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Your Browser DoesNot Support IFrames. Watch The Federal Eye test the "10 question, 10 minutes" theory pushed by the U.S. Census Bureau in the video above. He filled out his form last week, with the assistance of his wife, Mrs....
Rap music, free iTunes downloads and smart phone apps are just three of the tools being used to boost minority participation in the 2010 Census.
With the two-week Congressional Easter recess fast approaching, Republican senators warned President Obama Thursday not to use the break to recess-appoint Craig Becker, a Democratic pick to serve on the National Labor Relations Board.
The Pentagon announced Thursday that it will relax enforcement of the "don't ask, don't tell" rules that prevent gays from serving openly in the military, a decision that officials described as a temporary measure until Congress can take permanent action.
Starting in 2012, lawmakers want future census directors to serve five-year terms that overlap presidential and congressional election years.
Updated 10:31 a.m. ET Happy Thursday! The Obama administration's pick to lead the Transportation Security Administration will have to wait after the Senate's Easter Recess for an up or down vote on his nomination amid concerns from a leading...
The U.S. Census Bureau and Google have teamed up to track response rates to the 2010 Census in real time.
The U.S. Postal Service moved forward with plans to adopt a five-day delivery schedule, earning formal approval to take the plans to postal regulators and Congress.
Remember last week when we asked Cabinet secretaries for their March Madness Final Four picks?
Turns out the federal government's February snow days didn't cost as much as initially estimated.
President Obama's pick to lead the Transportation Security Administration would not say Tuesday whether he supports collective bargaining rights for airport security screeners. The sensitive issue ranks as a major concern of federal worker unions but has ensnared previous TSA administrators.
The National Park Service will waive visitor fees next month during National Park Week, officials said Tuesday.
Talk about late to the party. More than a year since the launch of the economic stimulus program and about four months since critics attacked the accuracy of spending data, the head of the panel overseeing the Obama administration's economic...
The Obama administration will soon relaunch USASpending.gov, the government Web site that lets taxpayers track how federal dollars are spent each year.
Roughly 1,000 postmasters are in town this week for their annual meetings and the Postmaster General launches the formal process of cutting Saturday service. Here's a look ahead by The Federal Eye in today's Post