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DHS chief: States should ask feds for help to secure elections

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Lawyer: Russian programmer sought by US is political victim

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China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade Great Firewall

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Senate Judiciary Committee approves FBI director nomination

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Budget plan faces uncertain fate after clearing House panel

A Republican budget blueprint that would begin to clear a path for a GOP effort to overhaul the tax…

Agencies cutting hundreds of planned regulations under Trump

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Union: New legislation ensures a fair deal for federal employees

A new piece of legislation entitled the Federal Employee Pension Fairness Act of 2017 has been propo…

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House to vote on $1.6B border wall next week

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Trump appoints strategic lead for GSA

President Trump appointed someone for the GSA position of Associate Administrator for the Office of…

GSA helping Census Bureau lease spaces so it can count faces

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US nuclear agency sets expectations for Los Alamos contract

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House to vote on $1.6B border wall next week

House Republicans are moving next week to fund President Donald Trump's $1.6 billion request to begi…

Union: CBP budget puts nation’s economy at risk

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