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US spending on ISIL growing

How much has the U.S. spent on the campaign against Islamic State Group?

Tags: ISIL , John Kirby , Syria , Iraq , spending , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 08:45am EDT

White House gives agencies the lead role in combating ID theft

The White House wants the government to lead a nationwide effort to reduce identity theft and fraud. More secure government credit cards and multi-factor authentication for federal websites dealing with sensitive citizen data are two ways to do that.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , White House , GSA , Treasury , SANS Institute , Alan Paller , John Pescatore , identity management , HSPD 12 , government charge cards , identity theft , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Friday - 10/17/2014, 04:32pm EDT

Labor: Minimum wage increase for federal contract workers

The Department of Labor released its final rule for a minimum wage hike for federal contracting employees by 2015.

Tags: minimum wage , pay , Labor Department , contracting , industry , Jory Heckman

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 04:55pm EDT

Financial help coming for Ebola

The Ebola outbreak in Africa still isn't under control and some countries have asked for help.

Tags: Ebola , Liberia , financial aid , DoD , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 05:35pm EDT

Obama discussing strategy

Could the U.S. strategy to fight ISIL be changing?

Tags: strategy , ISIL , Iraq , Syria , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 05:09pm EDT

Justin Sink, White House Correspondent, The Hill Newspaper

President Barack Obama is going it alone for the time being. He's sending military resources to drop bombs and shoot missiles at the Islamic State line in Iraq and Syria. He's working largely without the counsel, much less consent, of Congress. Is there a big vacuum in Washington with Congress gone until after the mid-term elections? Or is there a streamlined operation without too much distraction? Justin Sink, White House correspondent for The Hill Newspaper, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with details.

Tags: Tom Temin , Congress , DoD , Justin Sink , Hill Newspaper , Federal Drive , Islamic State , White House ,

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 11:05am EDT
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Obama busy with bilateral meetings

President Barack Obama is going to holding a number of bilateral meetings this week on the sidelines of this week's UN meetings.

Tags: United Nations , Felipe VI , Spain , Haider al-Abadi , Iraq , Hailemariam Desalegn , Abdelfattah Al Sisi , Benjamin Netanyahu , Ethiopia , Egypt , Israel , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 10:35am EDT

Poll: Public confidence in federal workforce rebounds after shutdown

A new George Washington University Battleground Poll finds that nearly three-quarters of registered voters surveyed said they had either "a lot" of respect or "some" confidence in civilian federal workers.

Tags: worforce , George Washington University , Battlefield Poll , survey , confidence , Congress , Michael OConnell

Monday - 09/08/2014, 03:26pm EDT

Google's Megan Smith named new White House CTO

President Barack Obama filled two positions on his technology team: Google executive Megan Smith as the new chief technology officer and former Twitter general counsel Alexander Macgillivray as the deputy CTO.

Tags: Megan Smith , Alexander Macgillivray , technology , people , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 09/04/2014, 12:59pm EDT
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