The Department of Justice ordered cutbacks on the number of federal observers it deploys at polling places who guard against voter suppression and intimidation.
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Update: Homeland Security said it detected no cyber breaches on election day. The threat of a cyberattack, however, seemed to discourage voters. According to exit polls, voters had little confidence their vote would actually count.
The Federal Salary Council, a group of union representatives and outside experts on compensation that oversees the General Schedule, recently announced that federal workers earn an average 34.07 percent less than their private sector counterparts.
The president-elect’s transition team compiled a preliminary list of potential Cabinet members for his administration. Below are a few of the top roles that would affect federal agents.
The House Intelligence Committee issued subpoenas Wednesday to former national security adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as part of its investigation into the Trump Administration’s Russian ties and possible activity during the 2016 election.
In this short video from “Above the Noise,” host Myles Bess takes a deeper look at how algorithms are being used in the criminal justice system – and whether not computer programs make better predictions about criminal behavior than humans.
For the first time in history, the labor union representing Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees endorsed GOP nominee Donald Trump Monday.
Department of Justice Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz announced the initiation of a reviewof allegations regarding certain actions by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in advance of the 2016 election.
In this web series that animates interviews from the past, Bill Moyers talks to Ronald Reagan on April 30, 1979 at Reagan’s California ranch.
Due to a federal salary cap, United States Secret Service agents are not getting paid for hundreds of hours of work on the ever-demanding presidential campaign trail.
This week, over the course of three congressional hearings, lawmakers on Capitol Hill continued to dig into the extent of Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential elections. The most widely-covered hearing, in the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, focused on Russian digital efforts to sway American opinion on platforms including Facebook and Twitter.
Comey got his chance to tell his side of the story today. The former FBI Director testified to the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning about his conversations with the President as they pertained to Russia.