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Probe finds Trump officials repeatedly violated Hatch Act

At least 13 former Trump administration officials violated the law by intermingling campaigning with their official government duties.

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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, file photo, Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Syria. Blinken is the leading contender to become President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of state, according to multiple people familiar with the Biden team's planning. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

State Dept seeks to overcome ‘stunning loss of expertise’ from Trump hiring freeze

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State Department, Washington, D.C. (Getty Images/Tom Brakefield)reopening

State Dept. moves to phase two reopening in DC area amid workforce concerns

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 State Department, agency officials awarded the Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad

Foreign Service volunteers awarded for ‘quintessentially American’ efforts abroad

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Amid pending reorganization efforts, State Dept. launches new training, awards

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This Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 photo shows the United States Postal Service Delaware Processing and Distribution center in New Castle, Del., Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.  A law enforcement official says a package addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden appears similar to packages containing bombs sent to prominent Democrats and has been intercepted at a Delaware mail facility. The FBI confirms there is law enforcement activity at the U.S. mail facility.   (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Postal Service managers suing for higher pay

In today’s Federal Newscast, the National Association of Postal Supervisors has filed a lawsuit against USPS seeking back pay to match private sector pay.

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U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo shake hands with former Secretary of State Dr. Henry Kissinger at the Department's 230th anniversary celebration at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on July 29, 2019. [State Department photo by Ron Przysucha/Public Domain]

Pompeo rallies State Department workforce on ‘professional ethos’ as agency turns 230

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised to bring “swagger” back to the agency last year. Now, as the agency celebrates its 230th anniversary, he calls…

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House Committee chairman wants investigation into Border Patrol Facebook group

In today’s Federal Newscast, House Homeland Security Committee chairman Bennie Thompson wants the IG to find out if CBP leadership knew about a secret Facebook group.

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