FILE - A woman drops a ballot into a drop box while casting her vote during Maryland's primary election, Tuesday, July 19, 2022, in Baltimore. The Maryland State Board of Elections voted Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, to file an emergency petition in court that seeks an earlier count of mail-in ballots for the general election in November. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

What to do about election process worries that continue to bedevil the country

Dealing with threats of intimidation and disinformation on voting in elections and the benefits of mail-in voting

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(Erin Scott/The New York Times via AP, Pool)Chairman Sen. Gary Peters., D-Mich., speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs & Senate Rules and Administration joint hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, to examine the January 6th attack on the Capitol. (Erin Scott/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Senators want to eliminate any conflicts of interest with government contractors

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ICF Senior Vice President Jeff Neal

What should the next president do with OPM?

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President-elect Donald Trump/APPresident-elect Donald Trump gives his acceptance speech during his election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/John Locher)

What Donald Trump’s presidency could mean for the federal workforce

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David Hawkings: A preview of today’s congressional elections

A few independent-minded centrists still exist in Congress, but they’re starting to look like dodo birds, an endangered species. Everyone seems to want…

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Matt Hummer: Congressional districts rich in federal contracts closely contested

A couple of closely contested congressional races are taking place in districts rich in federal contracts, such as Virginia’s 10th and its $14 billions…

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James Comey,

Hatch Act trending thanks to latest election twist

Amid a sudden surge of interest, the Office of Personnel Management has given federal employees a refresher on what they can and cannot do under the Hatch Act.

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