Getting grounded after a transition

Entering a federal agency for the first time as an appointed manager can be daunting. Tom Temin got a breakdown from Boston Consulting Group’s Daniel Werfel.

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28 EOs in 2 weeks? Career executives are used to the transition policy sprint

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At some agencies, acting leadership often outlasted permanent appointees over last 4 years

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Here’s who’s leading federal agencies in the first days of the Biden Administration

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Securing the inauguration from a continuity of government standpoint

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President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Biden picks Chopra, Gensler for financial oversight roles

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Federal employees disheartened by Capitol riots but unsure how to rectify damage

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Will Trump’s mishandling of records leave a hole in history?

At the moment President-elect Joe Biden takes the oath of office on Wednesday, the National Archives and Records Administration will take custody of Donald…

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In this June 15, 2020, photo, The Voice of America building in Washington. Michael Pack, the head of U.S.-funded international broadcasting is pressing ahead with his shakeup of the Voice of America and sister outlets by naming new leaders for two of its main networks and moving to defund one of the federal government's top democracy promotion initiatives. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Dozens of VOA reporters calling for director to resign

In today’s Federal Newscast, 26 journalists at Voice of America have demanded that VOA’s director Robert Reilly resign after a reporter was reassigned…

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, and Defense Under Secretary and Chief Financial Office David Norquist, talk before a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the defense budget for the 2018 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, on Capitol Hill, Monday, June 12, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Deputy defense chief to be temporary acting DoD secretary

U.S. officials say Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist has been asked to serve as the acting secretary of defense for President-elect Joe Biden until a permanent Pentagon chief can be confirmed by the Senate.

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