In this Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 photo, a life-size replica of the Oval Office where former President Richard Nixon worked in the White House is exhibited in the museum at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, Calif. The museum will reopen Friday, Oct. 14, following a $15 million makeover aimed at bringing the country’s 37th president closer to younger generations less familiar with his groundbreaking trip to China or the Watergate scandal. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

A former president’s library has a new archivist

It’s hard to believe that Richard Nixon left office nearly 50 years ago. Some seasoned observers well remember that that image of a waving Nixon boarding…

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With shutdown looming, don’t overestimate your chances of success in the private sector

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FacebookCrew on board the USS George Washington aircraft carrier.

A former submarine skipper on how to make the transition to post-military success

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, as Congress returns to a busy schedule and Democratic lawmakers are laboring to shoulder President Joe Biden's massive $3.5 trillion

Congressmen raise concerns about child care during government shutdown

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FILE - Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies during a Senate Judiciary hearing on Capitol Hill, Sept. 15, 2021, in Washington. Inspectors general need more authority to go after fraud in the COVID-19 relief programs, the independent committee overseeing federal pandemic relief spending said Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Horowitz, head of the committee, said the $150,000 threshold is far too low given the scope of the fraud in programs set up to help businesses and people who lost their jobs due to the pandemic. (Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP, File)

The Drug Enforcement Administration fails its own lie detector policy

Dozens of Drug Enforcement Administration agents are on the job without having taken a mandatory polygraph examination or, in some cases, they failed…

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The Health and Human Services inspector general takes on a $400B program

Managed care. It’s a substantial part of the gigantic Medicare program. The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services figures half of Medicare enrollees…

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Contractors prepare for shutdown, or at least an austere October

With continuing resolution discussions seeming to nowhere, the chances of a government shutdown are rising. Contractors and federal employees will feel it first. For more, Federal Drive Host Tom Temin spoke with David Berteau, President & CEO of the Professional Services Council, who has developed a contractor checklist that might help you.

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