Reporters' Roundup: DoD to escape CR? And, financial relief for USPS?

Wednesday - 3/2/2011, 3:38pm EST

Jared Serbu, Reporter, Federal News Radio

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J.J. Green, National Security Correspondent, Federal News Radio

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WFED's Jason Miller on the DorobekINSIDER

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These are the stories Federal News Radio reporters are working on today.

  • Although it's looking pretty likely we'll avert a federal shutdown come Friday, Defense department leaders are still grappling with what a full-year continuing resolution would mean. For DoD, there's a bright side though - it's the one agency that's the least likely to stay in continuing resolution mode for the rest of the year. WFED's Jared Serbu has the full report.

  • Lawmakers are trying to give the Postal Service some financial relief. Federal News Radio's Jason Miller tells us how.

  • Two U.S. servicemembers are dead and two others are wounded after a man climbed aboard a bus at the airport in Frankfurt Germany and started shooting. Federal News Radio's National Security Correspondent J.J. Green has the latest details.