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Federal pay freeze truly off table in payroll tax deal?

Humberto Sanchez, who covers the Senate for CQ Roll Call, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the latest proposals emanating from Congress on a payroll tax cut extension. He said a federal pay freeze could wind up back on the table as part of a final deal.

Tags: Humberto Sanchez , CQ Roll Call , payroll tax cut , federal pay freeze , Congress , Barack Obama , In Depth , Francis Rose

Monday - 12/05/2011, 07:46pm EST
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Will federal workers 'bear the brunt' of paying for payroll tax cut?

Humberto Sanchez, who covers the Senate for CQ Roll Call, joined In Depth with Francis Rose with the latest on where a proposed federal pay freeze stands.

Tags: Congress , House , In Depth , Francis Rose , Humberto Sanchez , payroll tax cut , pay freeze , CQ Roll Call

Friday - 12/02/2011, 09:02pm EST
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White House to press senators on consumer nominee

White House will pressure GOP lawmakers to vote to confirm Richard Cordray to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Tags: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , Richard Cordray , White House ,

Sunday - 12/04/2011, 08:01pm EST

GOP proposal would freeze federal pay, cut workforce by 10 percent

Senate Republicans are proposing an extension of the federal pay freeze in order to pay for a continuation of a payroll tax cut favored by congressional Democrats and the White House. The proposal, which was assailed by some Democrats and federal employee unions, also includes a provision to cut 10 percent of the federal workforce or about 200,000 positions.

Tags: Congress , pay and benefits , pay freeze , Meredith Shiner , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 08:43pm EST
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Van Hollen: Federal employees not scapegoats

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) said he's disappointed in the supercommittee's failure to reach a deal, and he called the looming automatic cuts launched by the sequester "draconian." If the deepest cuts are enacted about 8 to 9 percent in cuts to annual agency budgets feds should prepare for the worst, he said.

Tags: Chris Van Hollen , supercommittee , budget , sequestration , Congress , House , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 01:26pm EST
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Senate wants new legal deadline for DoD audits

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has told DoD he wants it to be ready for a partial audit by 2014. The Senate this week is considering taking that goal and making it law.

Tags: DoD , management , financial management , Congress , Robert Hale , audit readiness , JoAnn Boutelle , Deloitte , Kelly Ayotte , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 11:04am EST
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Omnibus lumbers forward despite potential political pitfalls

Alexander Bolton of The Hill newspaper calls Senate Majority Leader Reid's omnibus package as "only way to get these appropriations bills passed."

Tags: Alexander Bolton , Harry Reid , John Boehner , Congress , House , budget , appropriations , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 11:27am EST
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Reid to push omnibus, avoid another stopgap spending bill

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he will move a $1 trillion omnibus spending bill to avoid another continuing resolution.

Tags: Congress , budget , Harry Reid , Barack Obama , deficit , continuing resolution , omnibus

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 09:08am EST

Senate votes to expand Joint Chiefs of Staff

The Senate approved an amendment to the sweeping defense bill by voice vote Monday night despite opposition of the current chairman and service chiefs.

Tags: DoD , National Guard , Joint Chiefs of Staff , Patrick Leahy , Lindsey Graham

Monday - 11/28/2011, 07:43pm EST
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