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    EX-RUSSIAN SPIES SAY THE U.S. IS LOSING BECAUSE IT CAN’T CONTROL SOCIAL MEDIA

    Dec 18, 2018

    Two new reports about Russia’s efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election offer the most detailed account yet of the tactics deployed to manipulate voters. They also underscore how difficult it’s going to be for U.S. intelligence agencies to keep that from happening again. Russi...

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    WHITE HOUSE PUNTS ON SHUTDOWN SPECIFICS, PUTS ONUS ON SENATE

    Dec 18, 2018

    For a while Tuesday morning, it appeared that Congress and the White House could quickly reach an agreement to avert a partial government shutdown ahead of Friday’s funding deadline. But within hours, negotiators appeared back at square one. Lawmakers have until Dec. 21 to come to an agreement...

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    A GOP MELTDOWN IN PENNSYLVANIA THREATENS TRUMP'S REELECTION PROSPECTS

    Dec 17, 2018

    A GOP implosion in Pennsylvania has Republicans alarmed about President Donald Trump's reelection prospects in a state that proved essential to his 2016 victory. The enfeebled state party still reeling after a devastating midterm election where Republicans lost three congressional seats and whif...

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    LIMITING SUCCESSOR'S POWERS, WISCONSIN GOVERNOR SIGNS GOP POWER GRAB BILLS

    Dec 17, 2018

    Gov. Scott Walker signed all three sweeping lame-duck bills into law in Green Bay on Friday, concluding an eleventh-hour effort by Republican legislators to roll back some of the next governor's authority. Walker, who has faced national scrutiny and calls from Democrats and some Republicans to r...

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    NOMINATING A CRONY, LOYALIST OR OLD BUDDY FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL IS A U.S. PRESIDENTIAL TRADITION

    Dec 15, 2018

    With President Donald Trump’s announcement that he would nominate former Attorney General William P. Barr to fill the position again, Trump chose a prominent Republican lawyer with extensive government experience to run the Justice Department. Barr has publicly supported some of Trump’s ...

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    THE GOVERNMENT’S BIOTERROR-RESPONSE WEBSITE MAY BE LEAKING SENSITIVE DATA

    Dec 14, 2018

    The U.S. government’s chief tool to coordinate responses to bioterror events has for years suffered from big security problems, according to DHS inspectors and a former employee. For more than 15 years, the United State’s first line of defense against a major biological incident has been...

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    HHS RESTORES OBAMACARE GUIDANCE ON OUTREACH TO LATINOS

    Dec 14, 2018

    A week after a transparency group spotted its removal, a guidance document on how to encourage Latino Americans to enroll in Obamacare has been restored on the website of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The Sunlight Foundation’s Web Integrity Project, which has been monitoring ...

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    AS SPENDING TALKS BREAK DOWN, A PAY RAISE FOR FEDS HANGS IN THE BALANCE

    Dec 13, 2018

    With eight days remaining until a deadline for lawmakers to avert a partial government shutdown, one issue facing all federal workers remains unsettled: a pay raise. Congress and President Trump have until Dec. 21 to agree to a deal on seven appropriations bills, which include funding for the Transp...

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    https://Government.report/news-article.aspx?ID=59945994

    CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION IS USING RETINAL SCANS TO TRY TO CATCH LIARS

    Dec 13, 2018

    Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is using a futuristic eye-scanning device to weed out dishonest potential recruits during the initial application phase. That’s according to a detail contained within a blistering report from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspecto...

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    HOUSE BUDGET LEADERS HAIL GAO LEGAL OPINION ON WHITE HOUSE RESCISSIONS

    Dec 12, 2018

    At the end of a year in which the White House budget office began proposing cancellations of appropriated spending (rescissions), the Government Accountability Office has weighed in with a first-of-its-kind legal opinion protecting Congress’s powers of the purse when it comes to timing. The le...

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    HOW TO CREATE A CULTURE OF FAIRNESS IN GOVERNMENT

    Dec 11, 2018

    The quality of agency leadership and the role that merit plays in workplace decisions continues to plague the Defense and Homeland Security departments, at least from the employees’ perspective, according to this year’s Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. For example, at Homeland Security...

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    THREE AGENCIES FAILED TO NOTIFY CONGRESS OF LAPSES IN CURBING IMPROPER PAYMENTS

    Dec 11, 2018

    By the government’s best estimate, major agencies running 90 programs wrongfully paid out about $141 billion in fiscal 2017. But at least three the Treasury, Labor, and Agriculture departments have fallen short in complying with the six reporting criteria spelled out in the 2010 Improper Payme...

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    MEANWHILE, USA BACKS TSIPRAS GOVERNMENT ON FYROM DEAL

    Jan 15, 2019

    As Greek parliamentarians prepare to discuss and vote on the confidence motion against the Tsipras government, the US administration has made a point of making it known that it supports the government over the FYROM deal and bilateral relations. A high-level US official on Monday told Greek journali...

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    JUDGE STRIKES DOWN TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S PLAN TO ADD A CITIZENSHIP QUESTION TO 2020 CENSUS

    Jan 15, 2019

    A federal district judge Tuesday struck down the Trump administration’s plan to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 Census, ruling that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross exceeded his authority under federal law. The much-awaited decision by Judge Jesse Furman is likely to wind up at the Sup...

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    SENIOR U.S. DEMOCRAT SEEKS DELAY IN LIFTING SANCTIONS ON RUSSIAN FIRMS

    Jan 15, 2019

    The second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he would ask the Treasury Department to delay the lifting of sanctions on two companies tied to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska to give Congress time to review the decision. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told report...

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    OMB'S SHUTDOWN IMPROVISING DRAWS FIRE FROM BUDGET AND LEGAL EXPERTS

    Jan 15, 2019

    President Trump’s temporary budget director, acting in the unprecedented role of piloting the government during a partial but now record-breaking shutdown, has directed federal agencies to take several actions to ease the pain of closures on citizenry. Russell Vought last week prompted both th...

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    BRITS SUE DUTCH GOVERNMENT TO KEEP EU NATIONALITY AND RIGHTS

    Jan 15, 2019

    Four British nationals living in the Netherlands are suing the Dutch government for clarity about their continued rights to be EU citizens – deal or no deal. As MPs in Westminster prepare to vote on Theresa May’s Brexit accord, the four have brought a civil case in which they accuse the ...

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    THERESA MAY AT RISK OF HUMILIATING BREXIT DEFEAT IN KEY VOTE

    Jan 15, 2019

    Theresa May’s last-ditch attempt to shore up her Brexit deal appeared doomed, as Conservative Eurosceptic MPs threatened to humiliate the UK prime minister and plunge Britain’s future relationship with Europe into doubt. After pleading with MPs to take a “second look” at her ...

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    https://government.report/news-article.aspx?ID=61486148

    SENATE REPUBLICANS, FEELING THE HEAT, PUSH FOR NEGOTIATIONS

    Jan 15, 2019

    Twenty-four days into the longest government shutdown in US history and with the White House and House Democrats no closer to a deal, pressure is ramping up on Senate Republicans to craft an exit plan that will get federal employees back to work and pull their party out of a deepening political quag...

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    https://government.report/news-article.aspx?ID=61506150

    STATE REPUBLICAN SENATORS WANT VOTE ON PRO-KAVANAUGH RESOLUTION

    Jan 15, 2019

    Last year's fight over confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is about to be replayed in the South Dakota Legislature. Senator Jim Bolin introduced a resolution Monday wishing good luck to the new associate justice and praising U.S. Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds of South Dako...

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    NBAA JOINS AVIATION GROUPS IN URGING FOR END TO US GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

    Jan 14, 2019

    The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has joined more than 30 aviation industry groups and unions in urging the federal government to end the partial government shutdown, citing its harmful effects on the industry. In a joint letter to President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch...

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    COMPELLED TO WORK WITHOUT PAY, FEDERAL EMPLOYEES SUE TRUMP, ACCUSING HIM OF VIOLATING 13TH AMENDMENT

    Jan 14, 2019

    A group of federal employees working without pay during the partial government shutdown are likening the predicament to involuntary servitude in a lawsuit filed last week, accusing President Trump and their bosses of violating the 13th Amendment. The lawsuit is one of several pursued by federal work...

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    NEW AIR POLLUTION PLANS IMPROVE ON EU RULES, GOVERNMENT CLAIMS

    Jan 14, 2019

    The government has set out new plans on air pollution that ministers say go beyond existing EU rules, with a pledge to improve air quality nationwide to the standards the World Health Organization (WH0) recommends. Farmers will be subject to such air quality regulations for the first time to cut the...

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    U.S. GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN DRAGS INTO FOURTH WEEK AMID STALEMATE

    Jan 14, 2019

    President Donald Trump on Monday rejected a Republican call for temporarily reopening shuttered U.S. government agencies to encourage negotiations with Democrats over border security issues, as a partial government shutdown limped through its 24th day. About one-quarter of federal government operati...

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