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Federal Employee, Life-Long Washingtonian Talks Life Inside the Government Publishing Office

By Natalie Gross

In October 2007, Bertie Ruffin’s supervisor at Omni Print Services in Lanham, Md. did something a little unusual: he handed her an application for another job and told her she had until midnight to turn it in. 684 more words

Faces Of DC

Cruz Criticism is More than Skin-Deep

It should come as no surprise that Ted Cruz’s decision to run for President ignited a fresh round of criticism from the left. It is only natural: ideologically, Cruz firmly rejects many propositions that liberals value most highly, most notably the expansion of government assistance programs. 1,303 more words

Republican Party

Was Harry Reid the Least Effective Party Leader in Senate History?

Article by Spencer Lindsay, March 31, 2015

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced that he will not seek re-election for his senate seat in 2016. 766 more words

"Ted Cruz Cannot Be Serious": With Ill-Conceived Fantasies, Cruz Is Entirely Unsuited To Be President

The big news of the day is that Senator Ted Cruz is officially running for president. Not setting up an exploratory committee or any of that perfunctory foreplay, but actually running. 1,044 more words


Washington’s Sleight Of Hand, Overseers Of Waste

Many of you have heard about the list of millions of deceased citizens born over 100 years ago that remain on the records with Social Security. 459 more words

2026 US Government

Colorado Senators Team Up On Anti-Shutdown Resolution

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s U.S. senators have joined across party lines to try to derail government shutdowns.

The Shutdown Accountability Resolution that Democrat Michael Bennet and Republican Cory Gardner introduced Thursday would, in the event of one or more government agencies stopping work because lawmakers refused funding, establish rules designed to ensure that senators are at least in the same place. 374 more words