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2015/01/26 17:20
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Federal auditors are questioning the Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s plan to scale back on postwar spending by reducing the number of senior military personnel working for the Pentagon. Mr. Hagel...
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2015/01/26 16:44
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... White House officials say they are seeking to dismantle a popular college savings tax break because it favors wealthy households and does little to encourage lower-income students to go to...
2015/01/26 16:19
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama last week touted new ways to help students pay for college, but he also proposed stripping away a popular benefit: a significant tax advantage of college savings...
2015/01/26 08:19
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... Harnik for The Washington Post) “The president’s health-care law authorized massive subsidies to assist millions of Americans to purchase private health plans that will cover abortion on...
2015/01/26 07:17
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Fair value of coal is eyed The Interior Department is taking steps to help assure the public receives proper compensation for development of federally owned energy resources, in part through better...
2015/01/26 02:27
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In the last several years, the Pentagon has brought more than 165,000 soldiers home from combat. It has shaved the end strength of each service, and it has put needed maintenance and modernization of...
2015/01/26 00:18
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Most Americans are familiar with the prestige that surrounds the U.S. military service academies. Various names and phrases, spoken like solemn incantations, attest to their sacrosanct status: the...
2015/01/25 18:19
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... I tell people is, if you look like me and you hop out of your truck, you shouldn’t be getting a disability check. Over half of the people on disability are either anxious or their back hurts —...
2015/01/25 05:08
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SAN DIEGO -- Drug smugglers are turning "trusted travelers" into unwitting mules by placing containers with powerful magnets under their cars in Mexico and then recovering the illegal cargo far from...
2015/01/25 03:50
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Minnesota is looking to become the next state to exempt Social Security income from taxes, a move lawmakers hope will dissuade retirees from fleeing. Though some might argue that climate is the real...
2015/01/25 02:19
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... I tell people is, if you look like me and you hop out of your truck, you shouldn’t be getting a disability check. Over half of the people on disability are either anxious or their back hurts —...
2015/01/25 00:19
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The bulletproof presidential limousine is known as The Beast. (Orlin Wagner/AP) David Nakamura covers the White House and Carol D. Leonnig covers federal agencies for The Washington Post. 1. Host...
2015/01/24 22:58
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From her hometown in India in 2010, Bhanu Challa said she had no reason to doubt that Tri-Valley University was a legitimate American school where she could pursue a master's degree. Its website...
2015/01/24 20:04
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... Super Creepy Rob Lowe, and I don't need faster broadband." The cable lobby is opposed to a Federal Communications Commission plan to define "broadband" as speeds of at least 25Mbps downstream...
2015/01/24 09:03
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It’s been over 20 years since Orange County plunged into bankruptcy, prompting a wide range of financial and budget reforms that ultimately helped put the county on a more sustainable fiscal...
2015/01/23 20:19
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a visit to the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas on Jan. 22. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque) (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)...
2015/01/23 19:19
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The Pentagon, shown in 2011. (AFP/Getty Images) Facing budget pressures, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said two years ago that he was ordering the number of top brass and senior civilians at the...
2015/01/23 18:42
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Sometime later this year, the U.S. Air Force will announce which of two industry teams headed by Boeing and Northrop Grumman has been selected to build its next bomber. The service says it wants to...
2015/01/23 18:16
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The Homeland Security Department may have its hands full protecting the nation’s infrastructure from terrorist attacks, but the Government Accountability Office said the department needs to do much...
2015/01/23 06:00
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The House vote was 242-179 and fell almost entirely along partisan lines, with only three Democrats voting for the bill and one Republican against. The partisan debate — though heated at times — was...
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