Inspector general auditors discovered guards on hourlong telephone calls, watching TV and absent from their posts.
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Majority leader does not expect House-passed bill containing Republican spending cuts to pass.
Wisconsin, it seems, is just the beginning.
Resolution calls on USPS to preserve current schedule as agency faces growing financial crisis.
But committee members differ on exactly where to begin responding to detailed report from GAO.
House, Senate reach agreement on two-week reprieve.
Obama budget would give agency a 5 percent funding hike to $11.8 billion.
Two-week continuing resolution keeps government funded through March 18.
Seven-member panel of experts would examine status of 14,000 vacant facilities and 55,000 underutilized buildings.
Vice President Biden will assume the role of lead Democratic negotiator.