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Biden greets returning federal workers at EPA

10/17/2013 7:50am
Some federal workers back on the job Thursday morning were getting a personal welcome from Vice President Joe Biden.

Federal workers to get back pay in next paycheck

10/17/2013 10:32am
Federal workers who were furloughed or worked without pay during the shutdown will get back pay in their next paychecks, which for most employees come Oct. 29.

Obama: Focus on budget, immigration, farm bill

10/17/2013 12:39pm
The government shutdown behind him, President Barack Obama focused Thursday on a new, trimmed down agenda by challenging Congress to overcome bitter partisan division and pass a budget and a farm bill and overhaul immigration.

Obama and Letta buck up each other over economies

10/17/2013 2:52pm
His latest budget crisis resolved, at least temporarily, President Barack Obama received encouragement Thursday from a world leader who, like the president, is experienced at handling economic woes.