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The sights, sounds of bin Laden's death

Americans woke up Monday morning to news that Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks that forever changed U.S. foreign policy, had been killed by U.S. forces in a firefight at his luxurious hideout in Pakistan.

Tags: Osama bin Laden , 9/11 , Paul D. Shinkman

Monday - 05/02/2011, 07:13am EDT
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Unions to try to turn tide of negativity against feds

Federal employee unions are preparing themselves for what could be a legislative battle over federal spending and job cuts. AFGE will lead a nationwide effort to change the conversation about the financial and social impact of federal employees. AFGE's president says verbal attacks against feds are the worst he's ever seen and he is disappointed that lawmakers aren't doing more to stop them.

Tags: AFGE , NTEU , John Gage , Colleen Kelley , State of the Union , Meg Beasley , pay and benefits

Wednesday - 01/26/2011, 07:37pm EST

President Obama, local youth heed MLK day of service

President Obama honored the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday by participating in a painting project at a school on Capitol Hill.

Tags: Martin Luther King Jr. , Martin Luther King Day , D.C. , Michelle Obama , Stuart Hobson Middle School , Frederick

Sunday - 01/17/2010, 10:09am EST

Feds' pensions, health plans safe from cuts, for now

Debt commission's plan fails to get majority approval. The White House and lawmakers say they will review the recommendations and figure out how to move many of them forward.

Tags: management , pay and benefits , National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and R , Erskine Bowles , Alan Simpson , debt commission , pay freeze , Jason Miller

Friday - 12/03/2010, 02:34pm EST

Dozens fall ill at Obama rally in Md.

The crowd at the rally to support Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley was packed shoulder to shoulder.

Tags: rally , Bowie State University , Martin O'Malley , Prince George's Fire and EMS , Mark Brady , Bob Ehrlich , Steny Hoyer , Barbara Mikulski

Thursday - 10/07/2010, 04:49pm EDT

Obama signs continuing resolution

President Obama has signed into law, H.R. 3081, which will keep the government operating through December 3, 2010.

Tags: continuing resolution , stopgap funding bill , Congress , pay and benefits , Jack Lew , Mary Landrieu , Politico , OMB Watch , OMB , recess appointment

Thursday - 09/30/2010, 03:15pm EDT

Feds are organizing labor-management forums

The National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations miss a deadline to report to President Obama by at least 30 days. They need more time to figure out how to give managers and rank-and-file feds a place where they can sit down and discuss common problems.

Tags: management , National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relat , OPM , John Berry , Jeff Zients , Darryl Perkinson , FMA , Colleen Kelley , NTEU , Max Cacas

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 06:43am EDT
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Analysis: President Obama speaks on the role of government

Tom Shoop, editor in chief of GovExec, has analysis of the President's weekend speech.

Tags: management , GovExec , Tom Shoop ,

Tuesday - 05/04/2010, 04:55pm EDT
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Performance management on agencies' front burners

President Obama has said publicly that he is a big fan of performance management, and wants to blend its practice into the day-to-day operation of the Federal Government. But what does that mean for feds who are tasked with actually making the wheels of government turn every day? The Association of Government Accountants convened a conference to discuss performance in government.

Tags: management , AGA , Department of Transportation , Linda Washington , OPM , CHCO Council , Al Reynolds , Treasury Department , CFO Council , Mike Duffy , CIO Council , Rich Beck , Department of the Interior , Performance Improvement Council , Max Cacas

Thursday - 04/29/2010, 06:39am EDT
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Berry is innovating in the OPM basement

President Obama has mandated that federal government service be "cool" again. In an effort to comply, OPM director John Berry says he's going to try to find room for cutting edge technology in the federal workplace. Even if it means going into the depths of the basement of the OPM Building at 19th and E Streets NW.

Tags: management , P&B , OPM , John Berry , hiring , KSA , EIG , Max Cacas

Tuesday - 04/20/2010, 06:36am EDT
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