At a time when workers' pay and benefits have stagnated, federal employees' average compensation has grown to more than double what private sector workers earn, a USA TODAY analysis finds.
Federal workers have been awarded bigger average pay and benefit increases than private employees for nine years in a row. The compensation gap between federal and private workers has doubled in the past decade.
Monday, August 9, 2010
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David Gregory, on Meet The Press, tried to get Senate Republican Leader, John Boehner, to answer a simple question: Do tax cuts pay for themselves. Boehner stonewalled. See the exchange below.
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Arianna Huffington, on 'Countdown' tonight: "America is on a trajectory to become a third world nation"
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- Another example of what guns are not good for.
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Every time a President goes to a city to hold a campaign fundraiser, they pretend to be doing something for the American people while they are there. Barack Obama is not different. Money is what makes the political world go round. This President should be busy saving this failed economy:
President Barack Obama's late-summer dash for campaign cash picks up Monday with two high-dollar fundraisers in Texas for the Democratic Party.
His other business will be a speech underscoring his commitment to higher education, although no new policy announcements are expected.
From Washington to New York City to Atlanta to Chicago, Obama has headlined events to raise millions of dollars in recent days for his party. The push comes as looming midterm congressional elections in November will determine whether his party can maintain its grip on power in the House and the Senate.
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