Ted Cruz: Republicans Shouldn't Fear a Shutdown Over Immigration

The senator says the 2013 shutdown over Obamacare didn't hurt his party at the polls. So why should the GOP fear one over immigration?

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Pay & Benefits

Your Open Season Questions, Answered. arrowOPM holds town hall to advise federal employees and retirees on health care choices for 2015.

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New Lois Lerner Emails May Be Retrieved arrowIRS says it is cooperating with watchdog, laments budget cuts.

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How to Stop Annoying Behaviors and Handle Offensive People arrowThe level of inattention in daily life is stunning.

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Half of Americans Think Climate Change Is a Sign of the Apocalypse arrowWhat a new report on theology and global warming means for public policy

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Who Will Pay Ebola Patients' Medical Bills in the U.S.? arrowSome hospitals and lawmakers are looking to the federal government to cover ...

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Time Is Running Out on the CIA Torture Report arrowThe Senate still thinks it can wrap up negotiations with the White House before the year ends. ...

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Obama Orders Expanded U.S. Role in Afghanistan to Avoid Another ISIS arrowThe military finally won over the president.

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Even with the DATA Act, the Forecast for Transparency Remains Murky arrowEven after passage of the Data Act, it’s far from clear we’ll end up ...

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Defense Department

Chuck Hagel Is Out at the Pentagon arrowThe defense secretary is leaving the top post at the Pentagon after less than two years in office. By ...

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Play of the Day: Revising How A Bill Becomes A Law arrowSaturday Night Live channels Schoolhouse Rock.

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Pay & Benefits

What It Will Take to Fix Federal Pay arrowEveryone agrees change is needed, but outdated and inconclusive salary data make it difficult.

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State & Local

Cleveland Plans 100-Gigabit Local Broadband ‘Gold Standard’ Network arrowCity’s partnership with non-profit, health care and academic community ...

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