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Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., speaks during a rally to express support for state workers in Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana at the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol on March 2, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Retiring Dem Congressman: ‘Now Is The Time To Leave Head First Rather Than Feet First’

Retirements are shrinking the political center in Congress as the fall elections force an answer to the question, “Should I stay or should I go?”

01/16/2014

Across the U.S., such concerns are common among blue-collar baby boomers — the 78 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964. Many have jobs that provide paltry pensions or none at all, as many companies have been moving toward less generous retirement packages in the past decade.  (Photo credit should read JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Retirement Unlikely For Many Blue-Collar Americans

Tom Edwards grew up in a family that’s been cutting trees and hauling timber in the Pacific Northwest for more than a century. The Spanaway, Wash., resident says he has worked as a logger since he was a kid — it’s just what an able-bodied youngster was expected to do.

12/31/2013

The nation's already backlogged immigration courts might soon be thrown into more havoc as roughly half of their 220 judges will be eligible for retirement next year.  (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Nearly Half of Immigration Judges Eligible to Retire, Courts Overwhelmed

The nation’s already backlogged immigration courts might soon be thrown into more havoc as roughly half of their 220 judges will be eligible for retirement next year.

12/22/2013

File photo of Rep. Paul Ryan. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ryan Strikes Collaborative Tone In Opening Talks

To hear Rep. Paul Ryan tell it, a bipartisan group of congressional negotiators has the chance to take the first steps toward fixing a serious problem: a debt-ridden federal government facing an onslaught of retiring baby boomers draining entitlement programs.

10/31/2013

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Poll: Half of Older Workers Delay Retirement Plans

Stung by a recession that sapped investments and home values, but expressing widespread job satisfaction, older Americans appear to have accepted the reality of a retirement that comes later in life and no longer represents a complete exit from the workforce. Some 82 percent of working Americans over 50 say it is at least somewhat likely they will work for pay in retirement, according to a poll released Monday by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

10/14/2013

Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: World Aging Quickly, Seniors Over 60 To Outnumber Children By 2050

The Global AgeWatch Index shows that nations are not working quickly enough to cope with a population graying faster than ever before. By the year 2050, seniors over the age of 60 will outnumber children under the age of 15 for the first time in history.

09/30/2013

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 15:  Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig listens to a question during a hearing of the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the illegal use of sterioids in baseball January 15, 2008 in Washington, DC. The "Mitchell Report" named several former and current major league baseball players who are accused of using steriods or other performance-enhancing drugs.  (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig to Retire in Jan. 2015

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he plans to retire in January 2015.

09/26/2013

Manager Davey Johnson doffs his hat to the crowd as he is honored on the field prior to his final regular-season home games, a day-night doubleheader against the Miami Marlins, at Nationals Park. (credit: Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Boomer Esiason Thanks Retiring Nats’ Manager Davey Johnson

Boomer Esiason used one of his daily CBS Sports Minutes – which run over 106.7 The Fan airwaves and CBS-owned sports stations across the country every half hour – to pay respects to retiring Nationals manager Davey Johnson on Tuesday.

09/24/2013

French tennis player Marion Bartoli addresses a press conference in New York, August 25, 2013. Bartoli talked about her future and her decision to quit playing tennis after winning the 2013 Wimbledon championship. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Marion Bartoli On Retirement: Never Say Never

From the two-handed groundstrokes on each side, to that out-of-nowhere victory at Wimbledon this year to her equally surprising retirement less than two months after that, Marion Bartoli has put her unique spin on a career that’s always kept people guessing.

08/25/2013

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for ESPY)

Is He Coming Back? Phelps Vague About Future

When Michael Phelps walked away from swimming after the London Olympics, he was adamant about one thing: His career was over.

07/29/2013

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