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Why There Will Likely Never Be Another Pastor Like Billy Graham

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Former White House staff secretary Rob Porter (left), White House chief of staff John Kelly and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner cross the White House South Lawn in August. Kelly on Friday outlined new security clearance protocols after questions were raised about Porter's access. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Ousted White House staff secretary Rob Porter speaks to President Trump after remarks he made on violence in Charlottesville, Va., in August 2017 at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminister, N.J. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Agency Conducting Government Background Checks Has Backlog Of 700,000

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A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck near Charlottesville, Va., on Wednesday, lawmakers said. This photo provided by Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., shows the crash site on Wednesday. Rep. Greg Walden via AP hide caption

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FCC Wants To Ensure Only Those Affected By Natural Disasters Get Emergency Messages

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Why The Federal Workforce Morale Is At An All-Time Low

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On First Weekday Of Shutdown, Federal Workers Had To Sort Out Whether To Go To Work

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