Mitch McConnell

In a first, Congress overrides Trump veto of NDAA

In an extraordinary New Year’s Day session, the Republican-controlled Senate easily turned aside the veto, dismissing Trump’s objections to the $740…

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NDAA veto could jeopardize pay and benefits for nurses, Gold Star Families and other military occupations

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2021 spending bill: Cyber, federal buildings are winners, IT modernization is a loser

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Omnibus endorses 1% federal pay raise, gives feds more time to repay deferred payroll taxes

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Chuck Schumer

Congress seals agreement on $900 billion COVID relief bill

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, speaks during a news conference following a weekly meeting with the Senate Republican caucus, Tuesday, Dec. 8. 2020  at the Capitol in Washington.  (Sarah Silbiger/Pool via AP)

Trump, Congress avert shutdown, buy time for COVID-19 talks

President Donald Trump has signed a temporary government-wide funding bill into law, averting a federal shutdown at midnight and buying Congress time for…

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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol building on Capitol Hill in Washington. President-elect Joe Biden wants to “restore the soul of America.” First, he'll need to fix a broken and divided Congress. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Congress will take up 1-week stopgap to keep government running through Dec. 18

Congress will begin voting Wednesday on a temporary funding stop-gap that will keep the government through Dec. 18. Congressional leaders have repeatedly…

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National Mall

Congress needs to pass budget deal before CR runs out Friday

WTOP Capitol Hill correspondent Mitchell Miller joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the outlook.

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