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Hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp bring you the latest news affecting the federal community each weekday morning, featuring interviews with top government executives and contractors. Listen live from 6 to 9 a.m. or download archived interviews below.

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 10:50am EDT
Social media creates tricky situation for feds

The line between protected and restricted speech is a fine one. After White House employee Jofi Joseph was fired for using an incognito Twitter handle to openly criticize the government, questions arose about federal employees' rights in using social media.

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Thursday - 10/24/2013, 08:57am EDT
Federal Drive Show Blog - October 24, 2013

On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 08:02am EDT
Thursday federal headlines - October 24, 2013

The Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air. In today's news, EPA asks for news idea on power plant emission standards, and German Chancellor Angel Merkel complains to President Barack Obama.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 04:47pm EDT
Snowden case threw 'hand grenade' into government secrecy, openness expert says

Despite progress by some agencies in processing FOIA requests, Patrice McDermott of OpenTheGovernment.org says its difficult to measure how open the government really is.

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Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 08:54am EDT
Federal Drive Show Blog - October 23, 2013

On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 08:10am EDT
Wednesday federal headlines - October 23, 2013

The Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air. In today's news, A White House official is fired for a snarky Twitter account, and repairs are coming to the Capitol.

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 05:59am EDT
Army CyberCom meets challenge of recruiting cyber warriors

Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Harris, the senior enlisted advisor at Army Cyber Command, said the Army is doing a good job at finding the right soldiers with the necessary skill sets to become cyber warriors.

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Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 04:33pm EDT
Army faces era of 'dynamic uncertainty' due to CR, sequestration

Army officials say the service is facing uncertainty times after weathering a series of continuing resolutions, sequestration and a partial government shutdown. Meanwhile, a new round of automatic budget cuts may be on the horizon if Congress doesn't pass a new budget come January.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 12:19pm EDT
Army budget, tech, workforce issues take center stage

Federal News Radio Defense Reporter Jared Serbu was on-site at the 2013 AUSA Conference. While there, Jared had the chance to speak with Army officials on some of the biggest topics and issues facing the service.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 10:02am EDT
Federal Drive Show Blog - October 22, 2013

On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 07:48am EDT
Tuesday federal headlines - October 22, 2013

The Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air. In today's news, feds may not have to pay back their unemployment benefits, and TSP goes mobile.

Tuesday - 10/22/2013, 02:52am EDT
AUSA 2013 Conference

The annual meeting of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) supports professional development for service members, civilians, retirees, wounded warriors, veterans and family members. Seminars and presentations focus on the global war on terrorism, the future of the Army's force, expeditionary logistics and actionable intelligence.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 02:24pm EDT
Navy Yard task force focusing on return to normal

A month after IT contractor Aaron Alexis gunned down a dozen colleagues at the Washington Navy Yard, the Navy has assembled a team of experts to handle every aspect of the recovery effort, from restoring operations at the facility to continuing to care for those affected by the tragedy. Dennis McGinn, the assistant secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installation and Environment (EI&E) has been tasked with leading the recovery task force.

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Monday - 10/21/2013, 01:36pm EDT
Where were all the techies for the launch of HealthCare.gov?

In a special commentary, Federal News Radio's Tom Temin asks, where were the crowd-sourcing, cloud-computing, agile-developing, data-dot-goving, code-a-paloozing studs who have been swept into so many agencies by the Obama administration before the launch of HealthCare.gov?

Monday - 10/21/2013, 09:00am EDT
Federal Drive Show Blog - October 21, 2013

On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 07:51am EDT
Monday federal headlines - October 21, 2013

The Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air. In today's news, HHS is working to fix HealthCare.gov, and the White House resumes tours just in time for the holidays.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 09:49am EDT
Federal Drive Show Blog - October 18, 2013

On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Friday - 10/18/2013, 07:45am EDT
Friday federal headlines - October 18, 2013

The Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Emily Kopp discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give FederalNewsRadio.com users more information about the stories you hear on the air. In today's news, the Social Security Administration wants to get employees their back pay ASAP, and an IG report finds Boeing cheated DoD out of billions of dollars.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 10:40am EDT
Uncertainty plagues contractors post-shutdown

Federal employees are reporting back to work Thursday, and they will receive back pay from the shutdown in their next paycheck. But what about contractors? The situation is not so crystal clear.

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Thursday - 10/17/2013, 09:11am EDT
Federal Drive Show Blog - October 17, 2013

On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

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