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May 19, 2010 3:58 PM

Should federal workers be asked to take pay cut, too?

For a nation battered by layoffs, plant closings and double-digit unemployment, Uncle Sam's hiring spree should be a source of hope and inspiration. However, 98 percent of working Americans aren't federal employees, and many are wondering aloud why federal civil servants haven't faced the wage freezes, layoffs, furloughs, pay cuts and hiring freezes that many in the general work force have endured.

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