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Federal retirees to get 1.7% cost-of-living adjustment

Federal retirees will receive a cost-of-living adjustment to their annuities of 1.7 percent in January, which translates into an increase of about $50 a month ...

October 22 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Federal retirees to receive 1.7 percent cost-of-living adjustment in 2015

This is the third year in a row that cost-of-living adjustments for federal retirees, Social Security recipients and disabled veterans will be less than 2 ...

October 22 FEDERAL NEWS RADIO

Paid leave for feds tops senator’s list of ‘silly, unnecessary’ government projects

The federal government’s frequent use of putting employees on paid leave for months and sometimes years to discipline those accused of breaking the rules has ...

October 22 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Nine ways the government squandered your money, according to Sen. Coburn’s 2014 ‘Wastebook’

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) on Wednesday released his 2014 Wastebook, an annual list of 100 ways the federal government supposedly frittered away taxpayer ...

October 22 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Obama's ISIS, Ebola "mission creep"

President Barack Obama is loading new missions on the U.S. military with fast-expanding mandates and no certain end dates as he grapples with the threats posed ...

October 22 CNN POLITICS

Jeffrey Fowle, American held by North Korea, to return home today

In Jeffrey Fowle's hometown of Miamisburg, Ohio, north of Cincinnati, the sense of excitement and relief is palpable.

October 22 CNN POLITICS

Debate opens without fan fight

The third and final debate between Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist got off to a breezy start--this time with no fan ...

October 21 CNN POLITICS

Accused White House fence jumper to get mental health screening

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered a full mental competency screening for Omar Gonzalez, who is accused of jumping the White House fence, after a disputed ...

October 21 CNN POLITICS

Hillary Clinton finds campaign message in personal speech

Hillary Clinton used her Tuesday appearance in Colorado, where experts see the female vote deciding a number of statewide races, to court women with a personal ...

October 21 CNN POLITICS

Federal court skewers DHS in visa dispute with Fogo de Chao

The gaucho chef, or churrasqueiro, is a tradition at Brazilian steakhouses, and especially at Fogo de Chao, the restaurant known for serving endless slabs of ...

October 21 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)