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Federal House Approves Budget Plan that Would Cut Federal Employee Benefits

House Approves Budget Plan that Would Cut Federal Employee Benefits

By Erich Wagner October 5, 2017 House lawmakers voted 219-206 Thursday to approve a resolution outlining the body’s fiscal 2018 budget priorities, which include a number of controversial cuts to federal employees’ retirement and benefits programs. The House’s budget resolution (H. Con. Res. 71) asks 11 committees to come up with a total of $1.5 …

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News During Visit A Factory Worker Tears Into Paul Ryan

During Visit A Factory Worker Tears Into Paul Ryan

For many Republicans in America’s heartland, the level of frustration with Washington D.C. is at an all time high. The GOP has the White House and both chambers on Capitol Hill, but little is being accomplished. The promises made to get elected going unfulfilled. Many waited eight long years through the previous administration, and their …

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News NY Post Columnist: If Dems Take The House, Trump Will Be Impeached

NY Post Columnist: If Dems Take The House, Trump Will Be Impeached

By Susie Madrak The Morning Joe gang was pulling apart Trump’s latest poll numbers this morning, and Joe Scarborough supplied some historical context. “You look at the states where Trump did very well in November and his approval ratings are in the mid to high 80s, and let’s not forget Richard Nixon never dropped below …

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Federal BREAKING: House Releases $4 Trillion Budget, Turns Medicare Into Voucher System, Huge Cuts

BREAKING: House Releases $4 Trillion Budget, Turns Medicare Into Voucher System, Huge Cuts

Republicans in the House released their budget plan on Tuesday, and it calls for tremendous cuts to food stamps and other social safety net programs, as well as turning Medicare into a voucher-like program, which would be a complete overhaul of the program. Republican leaders say the $4 trillion budget plan will move the government from …

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Federal House panel demands Trump release Comey ‘tapes’

House panel demands Trump release Comey ‘tapes’

By John Bowden – 06/09/17 04:37 PM EDT 866 Congress wants to know if President Trump taped his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey. A House panel led by Reps. Mike Conaway (R-Texas) and Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) sent a letter on Friday to White House counsel Don McGahn demanding the release of any “tapes” …

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Federal The House just passed a bill that affects overtime pay

The House just passed a bill that affects overtime pay

by Julia Horowitz   @juliakhorowitz May 2, 2017: 10:42 PM ET Do you get paid for overtime work? The House of Representatives just passed a bill you may want to know about. The measure, backed by Republicans, would let employers give workers paid time off instead of time-and-a-half pay the next time they put in …

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