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White House proposes raise for federal workers: The Washigton Post | Politics Afternoon Edition

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HEADLINES White House proposes raise for federal workers The White House will propose a 0.5 percent pay increase for civilian federal employees as part of its 2013 budget proposal, according to two senior administration officials familiar with the plans. » Read full article Poll: Romney takes a big lead in South Carolina A new poll in South Carolina shows former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney opening up a big lead, but former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum is catching on quickly in the Palmetto State. » Read full article Obama introduces Cordray to consumer bureau President Obama introduced Richard Cordray as the new director of a federal consumer watchdog agency, telling workers that they now have the full tools available under the law to protect ordinary Americans from Wall Street's abuses of recent years. » Read full article Rick Santorum can't seem to stop talking Now that voters are finally listening to the former Pennsylv

Frank leaves historic, fiery legacy: The Washington Post | Politics Afetrnoon Edition

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HEADLINES Frank leaves historic, fiery legacy In announcing retirement, the 16-term congressman from Massachusetts may be best remembered for his work on fiscal policy and promotion of gay rights. » Read full article Is Frank a bellwether for jumpy Democrats? The party isn't yet seeing an avalanche of retirements, but the next few months will determine whether Democrats believe they can regain the House majority. » Read full article What the Union Leader endorsement means for Newt Gingrich Winning the support of New Hampshire's largest newspaper matters. But how much will it help? » Read full article Obama pushes for better digital records The White House orders are part of Obama's "We Can't Wait" campaign. » Read full article Fact-checking Grover Norquist on taxes According to the anti-tax advocate, spending always goes up after Democrats cut a deal to increase taxes. Really? » Read full article