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New poll on the size of government

A new CBS News/New York Times poll focuses primarily on President Obama's job rating, Congressional approval and familiarity with the tea party, but also asks respondents for their preferences on the size and scope of government.

By Ed O'Keefe  | September 16, 2010; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Who is Sean O'Keefe?

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).

By Ed O'Keefe and Emma Brown  | August 10, 2010; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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New TV show highlights government 'brain drain'

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.

By Ed O'Keefe  | July 13, 2010; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Flags down, then up, then down again for Sen. Robert Byrd

President Obama on Wednesday ordered all American flags to fly at half mast until the evening of Sen. Robert Byrd's burial, scheduled for next week.

By Ed O'Keefe  | July 1, 2010; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Aretha and Condi -- for one night only

Aretha Franklin and Condoleezza Rice will share a stage next month in Philadelphia at a benefit concert for inner city children.

By Ed O'Keefe  | June 30, 2010; 2:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Petraeus spell: Five other political passouts

Your Browser DoesNot Support IFrames. We're very glad to hear that Gen. David Petraeus is feeling better after falling ill this morning (see above) during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. But the episode got us thinking about other political...

By Ed O'Keefe  | June 15, 2010; 2:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Do Supreme Court justices tweet?, Ed O'Keefe , May 21, 2010
Federal News Radio announces changes, Ed O'Keefe , May 12, 2010
USA.gov winner is a contest pro, Ed O'Keefe , April 28, 2010
Ex-Commerce secretary Robert A. Mosbacher dies, Ed O'Keefe , January 24, 2010
Census 'Fed' case inspires 'Law & Order', Ed O'Keefe , December 14, 2009
Sponsors back out of climate seminar, Ed O'Keefe , November 23, 2009
GovLoop Sold and its Founder Will Leave Gov't, Ed O'Keefe , September 28, 2009
Several Government Women 'Most Powerful' , Ed O'Keefe , August 20, 2009
CTO Aneesh Chopra Seeks 'Quick Wins', Ed O'Keefe , July 21, 2009
Web Searches for National Parks Soar, Ed O'Keefe , June 3, 2009
'Facebook for Feds' Hits 10,000 Members, Ed O'Keefe , April 29, 2009
 
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