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Military exchanges open to DoD civilian employees, retirees next month

The new customer base for AAFES, NEX and MCX outlets will include currently-serving DoD and Coast Guard civilians and retirees.

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Senate panel approves Trump’s attorney general nominee

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Rod Rosenstein

Rosenstein, a frequent Trump target, will leave Justice Dept

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Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)Chuck Grassley

Top senator urges Trump to rescind congressional oversight policy, calling it ‘nonsense’

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From acquisition to workforce, trio of new bills target federal community

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Michael Horowitz, Justice Department's inspector general, testifies at a House hearing in 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department's inspector general, testifies at a House hearing in 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Michael Horowitz: Inspectors general are fighting back against the latest legal blow

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David Hawkings, senior editor, Roll Call

Increased oversight will be a top priority for new Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa). He said oversight can change the federal…

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Senators seek information on FBI cell tracking

Leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday
they were seeking answers from the Obama administration about federal law
enforcement’s use…

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Sean Vitka, Federal Policy Manager, Sunlight Foundation

An amendment to the Freedom of Information Act appeared to sail through the Senate. The goal is to hold agencies more accountable for disclosing records and create a more uniform system for the public to file FOIA requests. The Senate Judiciary Committee passed the bill unanimously. Sean Vitka, federal policy manager at the Sunlight Foundation, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with analysis of what the bill would do.

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