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How’d you get that job anyhow?

For incoming appointees, or long-time career feds dealing with appointees, the most important ingredient is trust.

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Sammies finalist recognized for handling GSA’s presidential transition from Trump to Biden

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Joe Biden signs an executive order on immigration, in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Donald Trump Greg Abbott

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

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(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)Joe Biden holds up his right hand as he is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)

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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National Guard troops reinforce security around the U.S. Capitol ahead of expected protests leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, following the deadly attack on Congress by a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress getting back to work after storming of the Capitol

With Congress totally preoccupied with the aftermath of the Capitol riot, and fresh pandemic spending, is there what you might call a normal agenda? For…

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

Federal News Network conducted an anonymous, online reader survey to gauge feds’ reactions to the Jan. 6 events and what they think could happen next.

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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 Trump’s presidential records.

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