Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks during a confirmation hearing for President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for national intelligence director Avril Haines before the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Washington. (Joe Raedle/Pool via AP)

Warner, Rubio push to extend contractor pandemic relief authorities

Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) are pressing Senate leadership to extend 3610 authorities through Sept. 30.

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SolarWinds fallout sparks calls for mandatory incident reporting, repercussions after cyber attacks

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Flatter defense budgets means Congress will look for savings and legacy cuts

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Congress is delving deep into some nitty-gritty governmental issues

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Supply remains VA’s biggest hurdle in vaccinating broader veteran population

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A woman gets her shot of the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine at the Magdalena Contreras borough of Mexico City, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, as Mexico begins to vaccinate people over the age of 60 against the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

DMV lawmakers want government to have its own batch of COVID vaccines for federal workers

In today’s Federal Newscast, lawmakers in the national capital region say the federal government should get its own supply to vaccinate federal workers.

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Office that oversees congressional employee rights having a busier new year than normal

For how they’re faring, Federal Drive with Tom Temin checked in with the Executive Director of the Office of Congressional Workplace Rights, Susan Tsui…

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Library of Congress completes major project to preserve early presidential papers

The Library of Congress recently digitized and made publicly available papers of presidents from George Washington to Calvin Coolidge. For how they did it, Civil War and Reconstruction specialist Michelle Krowl.

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