FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate spoke Thursday with John Solomon for his In Case of Emergency Blog after a brief speech to the Red Cross Emergency Data Summit.
John Pistole. Good name for a lawman. Conjures up images of Wyatt Earp and Matt Dillon.
Agriculture Department lawyers are expected to brief Secretary Tom Vilsack next week on their preliminary review of the actions surrounding Shirley Sherrod's resignation, according to department officials.
About 103,000 service members have completed a survey about repealing the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, the Pentagon said.
Military service members serving overseas once again will be able to start receiving care packages with cigarettes and other tobacco products later this month.
The first war crimes trial of the Obama administration, which began Thursday with brief opening arguments, will force a panel of seven military jurors, four male and three female officers, to confront two fundamental questions in the coming weeks of testimony.
The NTSB says investigators arrived Wednesday at the scene of the Ted Stevens plane crash to examine the wreckage. She said her teams wanted to interview the four survivors but couldn't because of their medical conditions.
One of the highest-ranking military officers investigated for violating the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy filed suit on Wednesday in an effort to block the Air Force from discharging him.
Nearly 2,000 civil liberties complaints were filed against Justice Department officials and employees in the first six months of 2010, but only one was deemed worthy of further investigation by the department’s inspector general, a report released Tuesday said.
The Obama administration is not done filling the government's top appointed positions.
Like a good manager, Jill Hawk could see staffing problems looming.
Remember Lenny Skutnik?
Kei Koizumi faces plenty of hurdles at the office, dealing with budgetary and policy issues in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. And last weekend he won a gold medal for clearing some others — literally.
Though most of the coverage of today's Alaska plane crash is focused on former Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), many in Washington and the corporate and academic worlds are familiar with Sean O'Keefe (no relation to Ed).
Democratic staffers on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee seem to be spending more time on infighting instead of monitoring government operations, according to a new report by the Huffington Post.
The nation's largest federal worker union is taking to the airwaves to defend rank and file federal workers against growing anti-government sentiments.
The senator who coauthored the law allowing the U.S. Postal Service to make a rate increase request told the Postal Regulatory Commission on Monday that it would be illegal to approve the increase.
The U.S. Census Bureau plans to give at least $1.6 billion back to the government because the 2010 Census came in under budget, officials are set to announce Tuesday.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Monday that the Pentagon will cut thousands of jobs -- including nearly a third of its regular budget for contractors and an entire military command based in Norfolk -- as part of an ongoing effort to streamline its operations and stave off political pressure to slash defense spending in the years ahead.
The average wait for a patent review is three years, largely because the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has a huge application backlog to clear up, according to CBS News' Rebecca Jarvis, in the video above. RELATED: Inventing Our...
A lawyer for former federal judge Samuel Kent filed a motion in U.S. district court in Houston today asking that Kent be resentenced. The motion also alleges widespread abuse by the Bureau of Prisons.
Thousands of legal proceedings could face delays because the Federal Bureau of Investigation has more than 3,200 forensic DNA cases backlogged, according to a new watchdog report.
The government commission tasked with writing a public report to expose the causes of the financial crisis is keeping the structure of its own publishing deal private.
The United States has had three female secretaries of state — but until now has never had a woman lead one of its 16 major intelligence agencies.
A very special thank you to colleagues Lisa Rein and Rachel Weiner for "blogsitting" while The Eye enjoyed a two-week respite.