2018 midterm elections

  • Fed unions hope to flip the House

    The American Federation of Government Employees and have endorsed congressional candidates whom they hope will advocate for federal worker pay going forward.

  • GOP battle plan: Embrace, don’t choke feds

    Republicans who want to stave off a midterm majority-party defeat might want to run some numbers on fed voters in their districts.

  • White House civil service blueprint: Reform or revenge?

    Politicians who want to reduce the cost of the federal retirement and labor-management programs say they are doing it for the most noble reasons.

  • Politics in your office: Do you know who’s who?

    Although feds are supposed to avoid partisan politics at work, chances are you have a pretty good idea how most of your colleagues voted in the last election.

  • Unions play political cards

    Back in less partisan times, federal and postal unions or at least their elected leaders leaned Democratic and but close ties with key Republicans in Congress, as well as with staffers whose committees dealt with civil service matters.

  • 2019 pay raise on life support?

    Federal workers got a 1.4 percent raise in January that was proposed and backed by the president. But the outlook for 2019 was and still is different.

  • 2019 pay raise — What are the odds, who would be the winners?

    If the surprise pay raise approved by the Senate makes it through the White House, what would it put in your wallet? We’re looking at what’s happening and not happening with pay, shutdowns and appropriations on Capitol Hill.

  • The latest from Capitol Hill

    Federal News Radio reporters Nicole Ogrysko and Jory Heckman join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss what’s happening and not happening with pay, shutdowns and appropriations on Capitol Hill.

  • Discretionary spending bills debate greets Senate after recess

    Loren Duggan, editorial director of Bloomberg Government, described how the Senate is trying to reach its Sept. 30 deadline for spending.

  • Perfect time to approach your lawmaker

    Many who have been comfortably stationed in Washington for decades are literally running for their political lives this year.