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Tuesday Sep 9 | Roll Call

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Life, Holidays, Christmas, US House of Representatives, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Newsday

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Washington Post

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, James Moran, Democrat, Elijah Cummings

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Washington Post

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.

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Related Topix: Patent / Trademark Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Frank Wolf, Criminal Defense Law, Liberal Political News

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