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Will returning feds head for the exits?

The shutdown and its furloughs might be the final straw for some federal employees, giving managers a potential morale challenge.

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Some inconvenient shutdown truths

Do the shutdown politics and Healthcare.gov coverage make your head spin? Alan Balutis offers a reality check.

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Shutdown hobbles advanced computer project

Google's quantum computer effort housed at NASA's Ames Research Center was another casualty of the government shutdown.

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Feds face insurance bills

If the government shutdown is not lifted soon, federal employees will begin receiving bills for some insurance premiums.

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Dissension in the ranks?

Schmidt: Congress' inability to pass legislation that would better define agencies' cybersecurity roles should not be a serious problem, despite a tug of war over who is in charge.

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House panel demands health exchange answers

Following the rocky launch of HealthCare.gov, administration officials and contractors are under fire from Congress.

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Bill would rein in NSA's bulk data collection

Proposed restrictions are expressly intended to cramp the NSA's practice of assembling and analyzing metadata on Americans.

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House passes bill to keep paychecks coming

White House threatens to veto measure that would pay essential employees during shutdown.

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Are we sitting ducks in the cyber pond?

Washington heavyweights warn that the shutdown could be potentially disastrous for national security.

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DDM nominee clears Senate committee

The next step for Beth Cobert is approval by the full Senate, which may not be possible until the shutdown is resolved.

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Moonlight might feel right, but ask first

Furloughed feds who want to take a temporary job can do so -- within limits.

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Deadlines, deliverables on hold

The government shutdown is taking an early toll on programs that were nearing milestones.

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