FedWire: Talent search, furloughs and open government


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Sara Volz, the winner of the 2013 Intel Science Talent Search, recently met with President Barack Obama at the White House along with other finalists. In this video, Volz discusses her research into biofuels. For more information on the Intel Science Talent Search and Volz’s project, check out this story.

Secretary of State John Kerry testifies on the foreign operations budget.

Civilian furloughs at the Defense Department are stilll under review.

Speaking of DOD – officials briefed senators on budget issues.

GSA hosts Veterans’ Entrepreneurship Task Force meeting.

Understanding the brain = supporting national security.

Taking open government to the next level.

Fanning confirmed as next Air Force undersecretary.

West Wing Week:

Obama speaks to volunteers and first responders in Boston:

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