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CISA: No organization in the public or private sector could’ve prevented SolarWinds breach

In today’s Federal Newscast, when it came to the SolarWinds cyber attack, the private sector was in no better shape than the government to stop or block…

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, the Social Security Administration's main campus is seen in Woodlawn, Md. Medicare’s financial problems have gotten worse, and Social Security’s can’t be ignored forever. The government’s annual assessment is a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class. The report from program trustees says Medicare will become insolvent in 2026, three years earlier than previously forecast. The report says Social Security will become insolvent in 2034, no change from the projection last year.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Senators growing frustrated with SSA’s closed offices, pandemic workarounds

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE - In this June 5, 2015, file photo, the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington. The Department of Homeland Security and FBI warned states earlier this year that Russia could look to interfere in the 2020 U.S. elections by covertly advising political candidates and campaigns. That's according to a law enforcement memo obtained by The Associated Press.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

CISA’s Ware resigns; is Director Krebs next out the door?

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New SSA telework policies prompt criticism from employees, lawmakers

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen)Capt. Thomas Beltz, C-17 Globemaster III pilot with the 514th Air Mobility Wing, closes in to refuel with a KC-10 Extender over the Atlantic Ocean, Feb. 10, 2018. The 514th AMW is an Air Force Reserve Command unit located at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J..

Air Force may be better off trying to keep pilots than hiring more

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As deadline approaches, IRS projects historic volume of tax filing extensions

Senate Finance Committee ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore) said the IRS, faced with more questions and a “more complicated” filing season this year,…

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Senators probe Interior nominee’s industry ties, management track record

The president’s pick to lead the Interior Department may have more direct experience than his predecessor, but the concerns about ethics and department…

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Senators want to disband VA review committee, before it’s even formed

In today’s Federal Newscast, two senators want to reverse steps Congress took last year to begin a comprehensive review of medical facilities at the Veterans Affairs Department.

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