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Head of Federal Employee’s Union Not Satisfied With 1% Raise

The president of the American Federation of Government Employees says a one-percent increase is “absolutely unconscionable.” The head of the largest federal employee union said Saturday that President Obama’s proposal to increase pay for federal employees by 1 percent was … Continue reading

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Still Headed Towards a Fiscal Cliff

Obama lately has acted as though most of the work has already been done to get the debt problem under control. At a recent press conference, he claimed that he’s already cut long-term deficits by $2.5 trillion and that “closing … Continue reading

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US Debt Headed to 200 Percent of GDP

The nation’s long-term fiscal outlook hasn’t significantly improved following the recent agreement between Congress and the White House over tax and spending issues, according to a new analysis. The “fiscal cliff” deal, combined with the debt-limit agreement of August 2011, … Continue reading

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