Democrats say it would, Republicans counter that "it wouldn’t be the end of the world."
Some legal experts argue a categorical ban is justified.
Commission reportedly will recommend a new retirement system that would result in less generous pensions.
President Barack Obama will send Congress a $585 billion defense spending plan on Monday, that would boost the Pentagon budget to levels not seen since 2012. By Marcus Weisgerber
Official says reorganization is not about job cuts, and that there is 'more than enough work' to go around.
TSA argued information omitted from the report on vulnerabilities at JFK Airport was sensitive.
Legislation would give 104 hours of sick leave up front to first-year feds who are wounded warriors.
Both Democrats and conservative Republicans oppose the measure.
IG questions record-keeping.
Laws capping number of employees have been waived since 2002.
New Delhi worries about effect of U.S. military pullout in Afghanistan.