Some legal experts argue a categorical ban is justified.
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Commission proposes a 'blended' approach to retirement benefits as well as moving dependents and some retirees off TRICARE.
Like a tragic Greek chorus, the Joint Chiefs again warned of the dire consequences of sequestration, although Congress is unlikely to act.
Democrats say it would, Republicans counter that "it wouldn’t be the end of the world."
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.