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Obama signs $1.1 trillion government spending bill

President Barack Obama on Friday signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill that funds the federal government through the end of September. Obama put his signature on the 1,582-page measure the day before federal funding was set to run out. The measure calls for less spending than Obama had proposed but more than Republicans sought. However, lawmakers of both parties were determined to avoid a repeat of the political showdown that caused the government shutdown.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , budget

Sunday - 01/19/2014, 11:10pm EST

Long-serving Obama aide is leaving White House

Danielle Gray will step down as White House Cabinet secretary after the president delivers his State of the Union address on Jan. 28. She is looking to join a law firm and teach.

Tags: White House , Danielle Gray , people

Monday - 01/13/2014, 06:30pm EST

Obama executive order makes 1% pay raise for feds a reality

President Barack Obama issued an executive order Monday approving the 1 percent pay raise for federal employees effective Jan. 1, 2014. This ends the three-year federal pay freeze.

Tags: pay , pay freeze , budget , Barbara Mikulski , Joseph Beaudoin , Senate , NARFE , Michael OConnell

Monday - 12/23/2013, 04:19pm EST

Senate confirms new homeland security secretary

Tags: Jeh Johnson , DHS , Senate ,

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 12:00pm EST

Correction: Budget Battle story

Tags: budget , House , Congress , John Boehner ,

Friday - 12/13/2013, 01:39pm EST
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