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The Obama administration yesterday notified Congress that it was prepared to take a series of steps to free up about $260 billion so it can keep paying the nation’s bills once a temporary suspension in the government’s debt ceiling lapses this weekend.
Over a four-year period, the tiny minority (1 percent) of the federal workforce who fill these supervisory positions received $340 million in cash bonuses – on top of annual salaries ranging from $119,000 to $179,000, the Senate Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight found.
A woman says she was repeatedly told by TSA agents she couldn’t get out of her wheelchair and walk through the metal detector – even though she told them several times she was capable of doing that with a cane.