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Thousands at GSA Eligible for Back Pay

Union and agency officials reach $30 million settlement on overtime pay.

Washington in 3 Words: Dumb, Arbitrary, and Inexcusable

U.S. leaders fail to lead on sequestration, but finger-pointing thrives.

Obama's 'Jedi Mind Meld' Shatters His Nerd Credibility

The internet moved quick to fact check Obama's Star Trek/Star Wars confusion.

President Barack Obama speaks to reporters following a meeting with congressional leaders regarding the automatic spending cuts.

Specter of Government Shutdown Looms as Sequester Arrives

Leaders offer no new details on spending cuts, but say they will work to keep government open past March 27.

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md.,  made the notice available, saying House Republicans have refused a vote on Democrats’ alternative plan to sequestration.

An Actual Sequestration Furlough Notice

Justice Department’s Feb. 20 letter goes public.

The Real Problem With Sequestration

Nobody wants to talk about the actual ill effects of across-the-board budget cutting.

Acting National Nuclear Security Administration chief Neile Miller

Decision on NNSA Furloughs Likely Within First Month of Sequester

The semiautonomous Energy Department agency is “working to avoid or minimize furloughs of NNSA’s federal work force to the extent possible,” according to officials.

“It’s no accident that we’ve racked up $16 trillion in debt,” Rep. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., the bill’s author, said in a statement.

Bill Would Cut Fed Workforce by 10 Percent in Three Years

Proposal limits agencies to one new hire for every three vacated spots.

Fitch to U.S.: Debt Ceiling Shenanigans Will Hurt Your Credit Rating

After sequestration and budget talks this month, the debt limit debate will return.

Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C.

Fed Stress Doesn’t Faze Sequestration Supporters

Unions step up efforts to dramatize suffering due to budget uncertainty.