Barack Obama

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Joe Biden

Trump administration was a mixed bag for military personnel, Biden has opportunity on his side, analysts say

Biden has a chance to appoint people who will address systemic personnel issues in the military.

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Denis McDonough

Biden taps Rice as domestic policy adviser, McDonough for VA

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Focus on military families, defense strategy changes likely coming under Biden administration

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Wishbone

Presidents pardoning turkeys: Executive clemency most fowl

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Janet Napolitano

Napolitano offers advice on ‘little-understood role’ to future DHS secretaries

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Walter M. Shaub Jr.

Former OGE director lays out legislative proposals for solving ‘ethics crisis’

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Donald Trump

Trump bans transgender people from military despite bipartisan criticism

President Trump tweets out a new policy just weeks after Defense Secretary Mattis ordered a six month review.

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Scott Pruitt

Bill to shield EPA during appropriations a ‘good step,’ but more congressional buy-in needed

The Recognizing the Environmental Gains in Overcoming Negligence (REGION) Act would prohibit using money set aside in appropriations bills to consolidate…

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President Donald Trump (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Donald Trump

Trump’s new innovation office strikes a familiar chord

The Trump administration’s new Office of American Innovation wants to bring in private-sector experts to improve federal agency performance. It should heed the lessons of an Obama administration initiative that tried to do the same thing.

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