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    Redundant Federal Programs

    Nicole Clowers of the Government Accountability Office talked about her agency’s fourth annual report on redundant federal programs.

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    Federal Agency Workforce Ratings

    The heads of various federal agencies testified at a hearing titled, “The Worst Places to Work in the Federal Government.” The witnesses, who represented agencies with the…

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    Representative Don Beyer on Iran and Federal Employee Cuts

    Representative Don Beyer (D-VA) talked about congressional Democrats' view of the nuclear agreement framework with Iran, the role lawmakers should play in final negotiations, and cuts for…

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    Freedom of Information Act Requests

    Ted Bridis talked about an Associated Press report on the Obama administration’s responses to more than 700,000 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests in fiscal year 2014.

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    Personal Emails and Federal Records Laws

    John Wonderlich talked about the controversy surrounding former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of personal email servers during her time in the State Department.

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    Government Waste and Inefficiency

    Government officials testified at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) report on government operations that were…

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    Cabinet Members News Conference

    Three members of President Obama’s cabinet made brief remarks to the press after the first White House cabinet meeting of 2015. They addressed the fiscal year 2016 budget initiatives…

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    President Obama Cabinet Meeting Remarks

    President Obama spoke to reporters prior to his first full Cabinet meeting of the year. The president urged Congress to fund the Department of Homeland Security. He said that the…

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    Best Places to Work in the Federal Government

    Max Stier talked about the Partnership for Public Service’s newly released survey that ranks federal employees' views on job satisfaction and rates government agencies. He also…

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    President Obama Remarks to the Senior Executive Service

    President Obama spoke to members of the federal workforce at an event for the Senior Executive Service held at the Washington Hilton. He thanked them all for their service,…

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    Digital Accountability and Transparency Act

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the state of the implementation of a new law, the Supporters of the Digital Accountability and Transparency…

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    Cronyism, Corruption, and Government Power

    Steve Simpson, a constitutional attorney and Director of Legal Studies at the California-based Ayn Rand Institute, spoke at a dinner in Colorado about cronyism and corruption in our system…

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    Elections and Campaign Finance

    Panelists talked about the role of the federal government in elections and the future of campaign finance regulation.

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    Communicators with Aneesh Chopra

    Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra talked about his book, Innovative State: How New Technologies Can Transform Government, which explores how the nation can harness…

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    Open Phones

    Newspaper headlines were read, and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Are you concerned about the safety of federal facilities?” The question came…

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    Open Phones

    The day’s newspaper headlines were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments from federal workers on the question: “What is your confidence level in the federal…

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    Federal Response to Ebola in the U.S.

    Dr. Richard Carmona, a former surgeon general, talked about whether having a confirmed surgeon general would have improved federal government response to the three Ebola cases in the…

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    U.S. Response to Ebola

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden and other federal health officials testified on government agency efforts to combat Ebola. They addressed issues…

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    Government Credit Cards

    Witnesses representing several inspectors general testified on what was being done within their departments and agencies to identify and address the abuse of government-issued credit…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “How confident are you in the U.S. government’s ability to handle the Ebola outbreak?”

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