May 24, 2013 Thanks to sequestration, roughly 115,000 federal workers at the IRS, EPA, HUD and OMB get an unpaid holiday. Does anybody really notice that the offices are closed on the first day of the long Memorial Day weekend?
May 24, 2013 The President has confirmed that drone strikes have killed Americans abroad. But he strongly defends the U.S. drone program, saying its use has been important to the war against terrorism.
May 24, 2013 As a result of sequester, the IRS, HUD, the EPA and Office of Management and Budget become part of the biggest wave of government office closures since 1995.
May 22, 2013 President Obama floated the idea of selling the Tennessee Valley Authority in his budget, released last month. He started receiving pushback almost immediately.
May 20, 2013 Commerce Secretary nominee and Hyatt heiress Penny Pritzker will have to shift her billions to avoid conflicts of interest, and prepare for questions about the family business.
May 13, 2013 The Air Force turns to rank and file to ferret out waste, following the example of the private sector.
May 7, 2013 The Chinese government reacts to accusations from the Obama administration that China's government is cyber-spying on U.S. government computer systems.
May 3, 2013 The Department of Defense wants to spend nearly $200 million to upgrade facilities at Guantanamo Bay. President Obama wants to shut it down for good. We take a look at the numbers behind the planet's most expensive prison.
May 3, 2013 Big data helped the President Obama's campaign team identify potential voters and get them to the polls. Now Teddy Goff, who was digital director of Obama's 2012 campaign, is taking his ideas to the business world.
May 2, 2013 It's been nearly a year since Richard Crowe was laid off from his job as a steelworker. And because of the sequester, his unemployment check was cut 10 percent. But a new job might be in his future.