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Furlough Solidarity: Officials and Lawmakers Offer Voluntary Pay Cuts

March 1, 2013 A handful of lawmakers and federal executives who are exempt from taking forced, unpaid leave due to sequestration have pledged to stand with the downtrodden and the furloughed. The following is a list of people in government whose pay is unaffected by the automatic, across-the-board cuts, but who have discussed...

Who will be the next president racing at Nationals baseball games?

January 25, 2013 As Teddy Roosevelt crossed the finish line at that fateful October Nationals game, it not only ended his 525-game losing streak, but it also marked the start of a new era in foam-headed presidential racing. Now that the “Let Teddy Win” campaign is complete, Washington's baseball team has decided to...

NNSA chief to step down

December 27, 2012 The head of the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration has announced he will step down on Jan. 18. Thomas D'Agostino has led the semiautonomous branch of the Energy Department for the past five and a half years. He will be replaced on an acting basis by Neile Miller, who has...

Sen. Inouye of Hawaii dies at 88

December 17, 2012 Sen. Daniel Inouye has died at the age of 88. He was the longest current serving member of the Senate at the time of his death. The Democrat was the senior Senator from the Aloha State and a long time presence on the Appropriations Committee. A Japanese American, he was...

Lawmakers consider $55 billion 'fallback' to avert sequestration

October 23, 2012 In an effort to undo the mandated across-the-board spending cuts slated to take effect on Jan. 2, some in Congress are eyeing the possibility of replacing the $109 billion in automatic cuts with a $55 billion replacement package, Reuters reports. This would only be possible as part of a larger...

All U.S. official personnel withdrawn from Benghazi

October 2, 2012 All official American government personnel have been withdrawn from Benghazi, Libya, according to U.S. officials and local residents, the The Washington Post reports. Militants attacked the U.S. consulate in the city last month, resulting in the deaths of four Americans. The pullout is described as temporary and, in the meantime,...

Shell to forego Arctic exploratory drilling until 2013

September 17, 2012 Shell will not conduct exploratory drilling in the Arctic this summer, the company said late on Sunday, after a containment dome was damaged during a final test of the system. "In order to lay a strong foundation for operations in 2013, we will forgo drilling into hydrocarbon zones this year,"...

Book appears to contradict official account of bin Laden shooting

August 29, 2012 A new book from a former Navy SEAL seemingly contradicts the official account of the death of Osama bin Laden, the Associated Press reports. The firsthand account of the raid in No Easy Day, by Matt Bissonnette, claims that bin Laden was hit in the head when he looked out...

Former Ambassador Crocker arrested for drunken driving, hit-and-run

August 24, 2012 The former American ambassador to Afghanistan, Ryan Crocker, has been charged with drunken driving and for being responsible for a hit and run incident in Washington state, CNN and other news organizations report. He was arrested Aug. 14 in Spokane after his car struck a semi-truck when he tried to...

Ryan in March: Pentagon brass not 'giving their true advice'

August 14, 2012 GOP vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan caught heat earlier this year for saying at a National Journal event that he doubted the Pentagon’s top military leaders supported President Obama’s defense-budget request that they had presented to Congress. “We don’t think the generals are giving us their true advice,” said...

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