Political Headlines April 26, 2013: House of Representatives Approves Bill to End FAA Federal Aviation Administration Furloughs with a Vote of 361-41

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Goodbye, Flight Delays? House Approves Bill to End FAA Furloughs

Source: ABC News Radio, 4-26-13

The House of Representatives gave overwhelming support Friday to a bill that will ease the furloughs of air traffic controllers.

On a vote of 361-41, the House followed the Senate’s lead and rolled back the Federal Aviation Administration’s sequester that had been causing flight delays across the country this week….READ MORE

Political Headlines April 5, 2013: Sequester Furloughs Begin for Government Agencies

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Sequester Furloughs Begin for Government Agencies

Source: ABC News Radio, 4-5-13

Parts of the federal government are finally showing the effects of the furloughs prescribed by sequestration — one month and four days after the law went into effect….READ MORE

Political Headlines April 5, 2013: Vice President Joe Biden Holds Off on Donating Salary

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Vice President Joe Biden Holds Off on Donating Salary

Source: ABC News Radio, 4-5-13

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Vice President Joe Biden is not planning on donating a portion of his salary, eschewing the lead of President Obama and other Cabinet members who are giving up part of their salary as some federal workers face furloughs because of the sequester.

While he is not donating his salary right now, the vice president could forgo a portion of his salary in the future should his staff face furloughs down the road….READ MORE

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