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Comey Says FBI Stands By Decision Not to Pursue Charges in Clinton Email Investigation

By on November 6, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Comey Says FBI Stands By Decision Not to Pursue Charges in Clinton Email Investigation

In a follow up letter to Members of Congress, FBI Director James Comey said his agency has found no new evidence that would warrant any charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while Secretary of State.

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FedSmith.com Users Say Fear is Motivating Voting Preferences

By on November 6, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
FedSmith.com Users Say Fear is Motivating Voting Preferences

When you think of voting in the election this year, what is your motivation: enthusiasm for your preferred candidate to win or fear of the other candidate winning? According to a majority of FedSmith.com users, fear of the other candidate is their primary motivation.

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Big Jump for Trump in Reader’s Presidential Preference Survey

By on November 3, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Big Jump for Trump in Reader’s Presidential Preference Survey

A very recent survey on presidential preference among readers was taken after the FBI announcement on October 28th. The results are substantially different than a similar survey taken several weeks earlier.

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Elections and the Stock Market: All TSP Stock Funds Down in October

By on November 1, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Elections and the Stock Market: All TSP Stock Funds Down in October

Does the stock market predict the results of a presidential election? The TSP stock funds were down in October.

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Election Day is Almost Here: Who Will Receive Your Vote for President?

By on October 31, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Election day is almost here. Have you decided who will receive your vote?

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Did FBI Director James Comey Violate the Hatch Act?

By on October 31, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Did FBI Director James Comey Violate the Hatch Act?

Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) sent a letter to FBI Director James Comey in which he told him he may have violated the Hatch Act by revealing his agency’s investigation days before the election of additional emails related to Hillary Clinton’s private email server.

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Report Suggests Next Administration Make Radical Changes to the Federal Workforce

By on October 27, 2016 in Leadership, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Report Suggests Next Administration Make Radical Changes to the Federal Workforce

A new report says that the incoming presidential administration should consider making some radical changes to the federal workforce in order to improve government performance.

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Can Federal Employees Get Time Off to Vote?

By on October 24, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Can Federal Employees Get Time Off to Vote?

Can federal employees get time off to vote on election day? OPM has provided official guidance on when employees can and cannot get an excused absence for voting.

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Federal Hiring Freeze – Here We Go Again

By on October 24, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Hiring Freeze – Here We Go Again

The author says that Donald Trump’s suggestion of another federal hiring freeze repeats past mistakes in handling the federal civilian workforce.

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Should There Be Term Limits for Members of Congress?

By on October 23, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Should term limits be imposed on Members of Congress? The idea has recently come up again during this election year.

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