A closed sign is displayed at The National Archives entrance in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, as a partial government shutdown stretches into its third week. A high-stakes move to reopen the government will be the first big battle between Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump as Democrats come into control of the House.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Federal workers face grim prospect of lengthy shutdown

Federal workers and contractors forced to stay home or work without pay are experiencing mounting stress from shutdown

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Trump signs executive orders making it easier to fire feds, overhaul official time

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hand out treats as they welcome children from the Washington area and children of military families to trick-or-treat celebrating Halloween at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trick or treat! Trumps host Halloween celebration at White House

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Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas)/AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)NDAA

HASC chairman: $640B NDAA draft ‘does a lot more’ than Trump’s budget

Rep. Mac Thornberry’s (R-Texas) said his draft version of the defense authorization bill includes a pay raise for military members and increased missile…

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OMB Director Mick Mulvaney/AP photo by Andrew Harnik

OMB’s Mulvaney: Agency’s budget increase will help with reorganization responsibilities

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said his agency’s budget reflects the priorities of the overarching fiscal 2018 budget.

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Diet/no-cal COLAs would slam past, present & future feds

One of the best things about retiring from the government is that pensions are inflation-protected for life, but the Trump administration wants to eliminate cost-of-living adjustments for one group of retirees and trim future inflation catch-ups for others.

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