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The GOP proposal to cut the federal workforce (Video)

On TBD TV’s “Capital Insider,” The Federal Eye breaks down a new proposal coming from House Republicans to cut the federal workforce by 10 percent by 2015.

Do you think the federal workforce should be smaller? Answer after the jump:

Tell us what you think in the comments below or by using #FedWorkers on Twitter. Some related news:

• Should underperforming federal workers get raises?

• Report: 32 percent of federal employees telework.

Mind the hash tag for future news and questions:

Size is 2 simplistic. A size that = high quality of life & wellness R cheaper ways 2 civilize our society than constant war. #fedworkersless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Replykarin hodgin

The government cant fight against the tyrannical corporations now. Any smaller and we might as well be ruled by a corp oligarchy #fedworkersless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet ReplyAmy

Ed O’Keefe is covering the 2016 presidential campaign, with a focus on Jeb Bush and other Republican candidates. He's covered presidential and congressional politics since 2008. Off the trail, he's covered Capitol Hill, federal agencies and the federal workforce, and spent a brief time covering the war in Iraq.


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