FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, file photo, an American flag flies at half-staff over the White House in Washington. A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin, which was addressed to White House, has been arrested at the New York-Canada border. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Industry holds its breath on impact of Trump diversity training order

The executive order President Donald Trump signed last week to ban certain types of diversity training carries enormous potential penalties for federal…

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Sen. Ernst: Telework ‘bolsters’ claim federal agencies don’t need DC headquarters

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Gen. Hyten faces concerns about leadership, assault allegations during confirmation hearing

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FILE - In this June 17, 2016 file photo, U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., speaks to the new Oklahoma Highway Patrol Officers during their graduation ceremony in Edmond, Okla. Lankford and Oklahoma's four incumbent GOP U.S. House members who face challengers in this year's general election all have massive fundraising advantages and are heavy favorites in next month's general election. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Dec. 21 deadline leaves Senate no time to consider recommendations designed to avoid budget mayhem

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Lawmakers, IGs seek upgrade for popular oversight website a year after rollout

One year following the launch of Oversight.gov, a one-stop shop where users can reference more than 10,000 agency inspector general reports, the watchdog…

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In this July 29, 2017 photo transgender U.S. army captain Jennifer Sims lifts her uniform during an interview with The Associated Press in Beratzhausen near Regensburg, Germany. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Trump administration gets blow back from both sides of the aisle on military transgender policy

Lawmakers, military officials and civil rights groups all slammed the policy barring most transgender people from military service.

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Lawmakers introduce bill to expand tuition assistance options for military

The bill will allow troops to use tuition assistance for certifications and licensing.

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