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This bill would halt Congress’s pay if Homeland Security shuts down  http://wapo.st/1zmFVlB
The Democrat-sponsored legislation would put lawmakers' salaries in an escrow account until the potential Homeland Security shutdown ends.
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Pot became legal in D.C. today. Does anything change for federal workers? 
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A Reagan-era executive order requires the federal workplace and workforce to be drug-free. The rules are especially strict for personnel with security clearances.
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What to expect if Homeland Security shuts down next week http://wapo.st/1DOteYh
Training, hiring and grant processing would stop, but the vast majority of employees would continue working without pay -- at least for awhile.
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Documentary about VA crisis hotline was among Oscar winners - The Washington Post http://wapo.st/1DLD2SR
The HBO documentary "Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1" won an Oscar for best short documentary. The 40-minute film captures responders reacting to complex calls from troubled veterans.
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Police secretly spy on phones with cell-tower simulators. 
The devices grab data from all nearby phone users — suspects and innocents alike.
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Longtime USAID contractor embroiled in scandal fires top managers, others 
International Relief and Development Inc., once among the largest nonprofit contractors working for USAID, has dismissed its board of directors and laid off 21 employees.
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Investigators probing for criminal activity with Lois Lerner’s missing emails  http://wapo.st/1zme8ll
"There is potential criminal activity," a top investigator with the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration testified on Thursday.
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This bipartisan bill would provide back pay in the event of a Homeland Security shutdown 
About 85 percent of Homeland Security's roughly 240,000 employees would have to work without pay in the event of a shutdown.
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Republicans split on DHS funding, edging closer to partial shutdown http://wapo.st/1DLSzlD
Some aim to push the issue of Obama’s immigration actions to federal court to avoid blame.
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Why Congress doesn’t need to shut down Homeland Security this week http://wapo.st/1DKJbim
A federal court decision gave Republicans what they wanted for the time being, temporarily blocking Obama's immigration actions. Will that be enough for hard-line conservatives?
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Oscar winner Graham Moore’s direct line to the Obama White House  
Graham Moore, the writer who won an Oscar for adapting "The Imitation Game" screenplay, is the son of a close Obama friend.
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Homeland Security, still stumped after several studies on why its workers are so unhappy, pays to study the issue some more http://wapo.st/17AhZ7z
At least four studies in recent years have left some wondering about how much effort is going to real fixes.
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  • Bellevue Reporter (WA)
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Josh Hicks is a Washington Post reporter covering the federal government. He reported for newspapers in the Detroit and Seattle suburbs before joining the Post as a contributor to Glenn Kessler’s Fact Checker blog in 2011. Josh graduated from Albion College and Stanford. He also lived in New Zealand for eight months working as a commercial fisherman and fruit picker. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.
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