Latest from Lisa Rein
The sweeping executive order strips job protections from employees in policy roles across the government.
  • Oct 23, 2020
Career federal employees whose work involves making policy would no longer be hired under competitive procedures.
  • Oct 22, 2020
Even with a spike in covid-19 cases, Montana is booming with buyers seeking to flee the coronavirus pandemic and racial justice protests — for good.
  • Oct 20, 2020
Disruptions have created a new layer of uncertainty about the 2020 election, especially in battleground states like Michigan where mail ballots could prove pivotal.
  • Oct 5, 2020
Trump wanted to ban federal agency training on ‘critical race theory,’ but agencies have scrambled and stumbled.
  • Sep 30, 2020
The board met privately with the embattled postal chief, who has drawn criticism for his cost-cutting agenda and mail slowdowns, and questions about political fundraising.
  • Sep 9, 2020
With a pandemic and election at the forefront, Trump focused on Amazon, and DeJoy on long-term problems.
  • Sep 3, 2020
  • Post Reports
Understanding the Hatch Act and the uneven way it’s being enforced. What we know about Stephen K. Bannon’s arrest. And remembering actor Chadwick Boseman.
  • Aug 31, 2020
The New Deal-era anti-corruption law applies, on paper at least, to civil servants and political appointees alike.
  • Aug 28, 2020
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is said to be looking at policies that could lead to slower delivery in parts of the country — and higher prices. But they also could put the agency on firmer financial footing.
  • Aug 20, 2020