Federal workers may lose pay if debt deal fails, senator says

July 28, 2011 at 12:36 am in The Daily Republic

The nation’s debt payments, Social Security checks and money owed to veterans and members of the military would almost certainly flow as normal should Congress and the White House fail to reach a debt-ceiling agreement by Tuesday’s deadline, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., said Wednesday.

Federal workers might not be so lucky.

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