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The federal agency charged with screening employees for security clearance offered hints about how to cut corners, and its lax policies could have led to the clearance the Navy Yard shooter needed to access the base.
The Justice Department said Wednesday it was joining a lawsuit against the firm that conducted the security background checks for Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis and former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, the man who leaked the data at the heart of the NSA snooping scandal.
The Washington Times suggests that "Mr. Obama has never been a particular fan of the First Amendment guarantee of the free exercise of religion" (Ignoring the Constitution, Commentary & Analysis, Oct. 8). President Obama also seems to be willing to ignore the constitutional aspects of our bicameral legislature. Mr. Obama put a letter to government employees on the front page of the Office of Personnel Management's website. This letter brings politics into the civil service arena.
Obama flouts his vow to restrict federal funding
Republicans can manage the political pain to their benefit
The federal government is shut down, but that hasn't stopped agencies from running lots of "help wanted" ads.
Capitol Hill provision for abortion is an abomination
The Senate this week warned lawmakers and their staff not to sign up for Obamacare's health exchanges, saying that the administration hasn't yet finalized the rules for how to keep paying for their premiums.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has begun to look into Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis and on Wednesday asked the Obama administration to turn over the unredacted 2007 background investigation report that approved his secret security clearance.