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Fight over future of Saturday mail delivery continues

Resolution calls on USPS to preserve current schedule as agency faces growing financial crisis.

Former Rep. Tom Davis: “Congress created the many-headed monster we bemoan.”

Lawmakers agree on getting rid of overlapping programs

But committee members differ on exactly where to begin responding to detailed report from GAO.

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Shutdown threat abates -- for now

House, Senate reach agreement on two-week reprieve.

Senior lawmakers wary of nuclear agency budget increase

Obama budget would give agency a 5 percent funding hike to $11.8 billion.

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Senate passes stopgap funding bill, averts shutdown

Two-week continuing resolution keeps government funded through March 18.

Administration seeks help in selling off excess federal buildings

Seven-member panel of experts would examine status of 14,000 vacant facilities and 55,000 underutilized buildings.

GOP leaders surprised by White House entry into budget-cutting talks

Vice President Biden will assume the role of lead Democratic negotiator.

Press secretary predicts White House-Congress meeting over CR

Jay Carney said the White House would accept up to $8 billion in cuts in a spending bill to keep the government running for a month.

Workers protested budget cuts Wednesday outside SSA office in Baltimore.

Workers protest outside SSA offices nationwide

Employees march against furloughs, other cuts as agency offers early retirement.

Postal Service pleads its case to Congress

Cash-strapped agency says it needs immediate relief to avoid defaulting on advance payments to its retiree health fund.