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Intelligence community whistleblowers finally get a little help, from Congress

Whistleblowers across the government have gotten increasingly more support and protection over the years. Except for those in the secretive intelligence…

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Sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol Dome in Washington, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Congress is on recess this week, as the February budget deadline looms

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In some ways you have to pity Congress, trying to spend trillions it doesn’t have

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House passes CR to keep govt open until Dec. 20, guarantee military pay raise

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With the 2-year budget deal signed into law, what’s next for federal employees?

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Civilian agencies spending less than 2019 appropriations, unlike DoD

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How cybersecurity actually improved during the government shutdown

With government in turmoil thanks to a lapse in appropriations, one might think cybersecurity would be among the first things to break. It turns out that…

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A statue of Benjamin Franklin is seen in an empty corridor outside the Senate at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, during a partial government shutdown. Chances look slim for ending the partial government shutdown any time soon. Lawmakers are away from Washington for the holidays and have been told they will get 24 hours' notice before having to return for a vote. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

GOP and Democrats trade blame for shutdown, no deal in sight

Shutdown will almost certainly spill over to next year, when Democrats will control the House

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