An eight-year-old policy forbidding government contractors and employees from engaging in sex trafficking in war zones has proven almost impossible to enforce, despite indications that such activities are occurring in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Several key agencies are missing permanent watchdogs and "President Obama's Annoyer-in-Chief" wants to know why.
A retired State Department intelligence analyst was sentenced to life in prison and his wife got more than six years on Friday for spying for Cuba for nearly 30 years in a screenplay-ready tale of romance and espionage.
The Justice Department stepped up its crackdown on health care fraud on Friday, announcing charges against 94 people in what authorities called the largest coordinated series of federal health care fraud cases in U.S. history.
The U.S. Army suffered 32 suicides in June, the highest number for a single month since the suicide rate in the Army began to spike in January 2009.
Most Washingtonians slept through this morning's 3.6 magnitude earthquake, including FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate. But for a guy who's in the business of expecting the unexpected, he's using Friday's shake as a teachable moment.
Just as news outlets are adapting to the web, social media and mobile devices, officials are working on a major revamp of the government's daily newsletter in hopes of boosting traffic and audience participation.
The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad might want to hang a "No Vacancy" sign at the front door every so often, according to auditors. As if the tight space and small staff wasn't bad enough, embassy workers are devoting a significant...
William J. Boarman, a former Government Printing Office employee and President Obama's nominee to lead the agency, received and cashed about $3,800 in improper payments from GPO in the last six years and repaid the funds on Tuesday, according to government records.
CIA interrogators exceeded legal limits on harsh interrogations of al-Qaeda detainees during the Bush administration, according to a former top Justice Department official who was interviewed by congressional investigators.
Thursday the U.S. Postal Service will honor one of its own — and thousands of others — as it unveils two new stamps commemorating Negro Leagues Baseball.
The House approved legislation Wednesday that would jumpstart the federal government’s telework program by expanding work-at-home options. The vote was 290-131.
A federal court in California began hearing arguments this week in a case filed by the Log Cabin Republicans, who are challenging the constitutionality of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy banning gays and lesbians from openly serving in uniform.
Here's an awesome assignment: Our colleagues from The Washington Post Food Section recently reviewed seven government owned and operated cafeterias to assess availability of healthful options, variety and, of course, the taste.
Federal agencies often head to college campuses, job fairs or buy newspaper classified ads to announce new job openings. But the Transportation Security Administration is reaching out with pepperoni and cheese.
If you're not planning tonight to watch the Major League Baseball All-Star Game or Kathy Griffin's lobbying efforts, consider "Covert Affairs," a new TV drama that younger, underpaid, overworked, super-overstressed government workers might appreciate.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday knocked down the Federal Communications Commission's indecency policy, saying that the agency's guidelines for fleeting expletives and other indecencies in broadcast violate the First Amendment.
President Obama formally announced Jacob Lew as his new director of the Office of Management and Budget -- filling a key hole on his economic team, but creating an equally big one at the State Department.
President Obama will announce Jacob Lew as his new director of the Office of Management and Budget at noon, the White House said.
The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said he generally supports the Pentagon's survey of troops regarding "don't ask, don't tell" so long as it helps military leadership determine how to end the policy.
Watch above as we review general job satisfaction, some low scores for the Office of Management and Budget and how many workers say they telework.
As the Pentagon continues studying the impact of repealing its "don't ask, don't tell" policy, a federal court case starting Tuesday in California will consider whether the policy banning gays and lesbians from openly serving in uniform is constitutional.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is encouraging military veterans previously denied benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder to start reapplying Tuesday as its long-standing, tedious claims process comes to an end.
The Federal Eye joined Rick Klein and Jonathan Karl for Monday's episode of ABC's "Top Line" to discuss the Congressional logjam, the new federal worker survey (which shows poor results for Peter Orszag's Office of Management and Budget) and...
House lawmakers are set to vote this week on a bill expanding telework options across the federal government, as a new survey of federal workers finds that just 10 percent of them use the flexible work option.
American diplomats, breathe easy: NASA Administrator Charles Bolden isn't responsible for reaching out to the Muslim world after all.
A new governmentwide survey finds general satisfaction among rank and file federal workers and for the first time gives the government hard numbers on the number of feds who telework.
In these times of high unemployment and economic uncertainty, federal workers are continuing a trend of job satisfaction, giving the Obama administration good marks for its leadership of agencies though remaining skeptical on a key point: that career advancement in the government is based on merit.