EARLYBIRD: HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB

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VA to change 40-mile rule for Veterans Choice program

The Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday announced plans to relax the agency’s rule on how far patients must live from the nearest VA medical center ...

March 24 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Ted Cruz going on Obamacare

Ted Cruz is going on Obamacare.

March 24 CNN POLITICS

G Fund’s return would drop to nearly zero under House plan

The most popular fund in the Thrift Savings Plan would become “virtually worthless” as an investment option under a proposal in the House budget, a TSP ...

March 24 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Veterans unemployment rate drops to lowest point since 2008

The unemployment rate among military veterans dropped to its lowest point since 2008 last year, as the U.S. government hit a high for hiring former troops, ...

March 24 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Federal workers could pay more for health care, get less for retirement under GOP plan

The federal budget proposed by House Republicans would reduce the amount of money that government employees earn on a popular retirement plan and potentially ...

March 24 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Kerry, Carter meet with Afghan president at Camp David

Highlighting significant improvements in the U.S.-Afghan relationship since Afghanistan's new unity government took office, the Obama administration announced ...

March 23 CNN POLITICS

Obama administration shuts down lawsuit to protect U.S. secrets on Iran

The federal government won a court order Monday to shut down a private lawsuit because it could reveal U.S. government secrets. And the government doesn't have ...

March 23 CNN POLITICS

Obama, Clinton convene another hush-hush meeting

President Obama and his former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met on Monday afternoon behind closed doors to discuss "a range of topics," the White House ...

March 23 CNN POLITICS

Error in House budget plan understated spending cuts by $900 million

A correction to the House Republican budget released this week could spell far deeper cuts for federal employees than the original document suggested, leaving ...

March 23 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)