Federal Drive

  • Your Starting Lineup

    The election may be over, but the real work is just beginning. President-elect Obama’s transition team will get to work as soon as today getting up to speed on every issue so that the President…

  • Need to Know

    The Defense Budget far outweighs that of any other agency. So how will it change in the new administration? Dov Zakheim, is the former Under Secretary of Defense, Comptroller, and Chief Financial Officer for the…

  • The Election, The Budget, & You

    There were a lot of promises during the election season about streamlining budgets and making cuts where needed. But how much of that will come to fruition in the next administration and how will it…

  • What Just Happened?

    Who’s in and who’s out on Capitol Hill? Jodi Schneider, senior editor of Congressional Quarterly, joins us to talk about the election results. Click to hear the interview. Beverly Kirk, anchor of Federal News Today…

  • Wednesday Morning Federal Newsstand

    Good morning! Let the transitioning begin, eh? Here’s a quick look at what else is going on while you get caught up on all the election news: Most civil service lawmakers win reelection (GovExec) Contractor…

  • And Then, Tomorrow Morning…

    As the election season comes to a close, the transition period to a new administration begins. John Palguta, vice president for policy at the Partnership for Public Service, joins us to talk about what federal…

  • Fixing the Bubble

    The economy will probably be at the top of the next administration’s agenda, but how will the new President deal with the mortgage problems that led to the financial downturn in the first place? Alex…

  • Not Without Glitches

    We’re learning about problems with voting machines in Virginia. CNN’s Bob Constantini joins us live with details. Click to hear the interview.

  • Federal Observers

    Voter turnout is expected to be extremely high today. With that in mind, the Justice Department is sending out more than 800 people to keep an eye on the election in 23 states. Debra Roth,…

  • Leadership Matters

    Are Congressional hearings affecting how the Food and Drug Administration does its work? FederalNewsRadio commentator Lurita Doan has a prescription for the Hill. Click to hear the interview.

  • Tuesday Morning Federal Newsstand

    Welcome to Election Day, 2008! Washington, DC, Area Dismissal or Closure Procedures (OPM memo) Agencies end fiscal 2008 with higher management marks (GovExec) CRS warns against destruction of Web pages, records (FCW) TSA allows ads…

  • How to Employ a FOIA

    Have you ever filed or granted a Freedom Of Information Act request? What’s the best way to handle them? Joining us now is Scott Amey, general counsel with the Project on Government Oversight. He recently…

  • Thoroughly Modern GSA

    Sometimes we take for granted the buildings we work in. We never think about the maintenance that goes into preserving them for generations to come. The General Services Administration is the agency responsible for this…

  • Musical Chairs on The Hill

    All 435 seats in the House and a third of the Senate are up for grabs in tomorrow’s election. What will Congress look like when it is all said and done? Jonathan Allen, politics reporter…