A judged ruled in favor of thousands of people who claimed the federal government was wrong not to pay them on time for their work during the first week of the government shutdown.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has been sworn in to lead the Environmental Protection Agency
Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer to be President Donald Trump’s new national security adviser, the latest blow to a new administration struggling to find its footing
The tea party wing of the GOP gained a voice in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet on Thursday when Mick Mulvaney was sworn in as director of the White House budget office
The Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 would create a “culture of excellence,” promoting wise use of taxpayer dollars.
Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination to be Labor Secretary, after Labor Department employees expressed concerns ahead of his confirmation hearing. The letter disclosed a number of misgivings about Puzder’s fitness for the job.
David Mader spent the last two years as the controller at the Office of Management and Budget working with the Treasury Department and other agencies to try to get a better handle on why the government spends money that is deemed improper.
The retired Secret Service agent tapped to lead the embattled agency through a period of turmoil and turnover retiring again
The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm former wrestling entertainment executive Linda McMahon to lead the Small Business Administration
National security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned after reports he misled Trump administration officials about his contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S.
The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s pick for treasury secretary over objections by Democrats
The Senate has easily confirmed physician David Shulkin to be secretary of Veterans Affairs, charged with delivering on President Donald Trump’s campaign promises to fix long-standing problems at the department
Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos won confirmation as U.S. Education secretary Tuesday by the slimmest of margins, pushed to approval only by the historic tie-breaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence
Senate confirms Betsy DeVos as Education secretary after Vice President Mike Pence breaks 50-50 tie.
Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work, the deputy Defense listed 16 separate functions that will be immune from the hiring freeze.