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Progress slows on bill to avoid shutdown

Tags: budget , Congress , Paul Ryan , Harry Reid

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 03:22am EDT

Obama nominates Justice official for top Labor slot

Seeking to fill another second-term Cabinet vacancy, President Barack Obama nominated Thomas Perez, an assistant attorney general, to be the next secretary of labor.

Tags: Thomas Perez , Labor , DOJ , Hilda Solis ,

Monday - 03/18/2013, 11:52am EDT

Obama signs sequestration order; what's next for feds?

Sequestration is officially a reality for federal employees and agencies. President Barack Obama signed the sequestration order into effect Friday night. After more than 15 months, fierce debate and a delay at the beginning of the year, the $85 billion in automatic, across-the-board budget cuts are officially here. Find out what steps civilian agencies and the Pentagon are taking, including employee furloughs. Plus find out what comes next in terms of negotiations between the White House and Congress.

Tags: sequestration , budget , Congress , furloughs

Friday - 03/01/2013, 12:00am EST
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