Obama Budget Supports a Larger Federal Workforce

Budget Director Shaun Donovan said the blueprint’s 1.6 percent federal pay raise was a tough choice.

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USPS Records First Profit in Five Years as Obama Calls for Shedding 12K Postal Jobs

Postal Service, White House agree on need for legislative reform.

Cliven Bundy May Visit Oregon to Support Four Remaining Occupiers

Even if he doesn’t, his influence is being felt at Malheur.


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