Tuesday Sep 9
Lameness of Post-Election Session Could Hinge on Results
There's no "fiscal cliff" or global financial crisis for this year's post-election lame-duck session, but that doesn't mean it will be easy. Lawmakers will be faced with a couple of old favorites: another extension of government funding and the menagerie of lapsed tax breaks that comprise the "extenders" package.
How Obama will 'defeat ' Islamic State
US President Barack Obama is planning an offensive against Islamic State . Here is what the US-led campaign could look like.
Obama proposes 1 percent pay raise for federal workers in 2015
President Obama on Friday proposed raising federal civilian and military pay by 1 percent across the board next year, signaling that he wants to give the workers a salary bump but prevent the rates from automatically rising higher under the law.
Federal Diary: Bad management gives telework a bad name
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has long been a leader in the use of telework for federal employees.