2020 Budget

In this Jan. 10, 2020, photo, people work at a portion of border wall which is under construction in Yuma, Ariz. Illegal border crossings have plummeted as the Trump administration has extended a policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for court hearings in the U.S. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)

Pentagon leaders face bipartisan anger over border wall reprogramming

Defense leaders were on Capitol Hill to defend their 2021 budget proposal on Wednesday, but were peppered with criticism about the administration’s decision…

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The U.S. Capitol in Washington is shrouded in mist, Friday night, Dec. 13, 2019.  This coming week’s virtually certain House impeachment of President Donald Trump will underscore how Democrats and Republicans have morphed into fiercely divided camps since lawmakers impeached President Bill Clinton.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

$1.4T spending package crammed with unrelated provisions

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Sen. Cardin ‘hopeful’ to reach 3.1% raise during approps conference

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Appropriations, and other agenda on Congress’ plate before fall holidays

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Trump signs continuing resolution, averting government shutdown until Nov. 21

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The rising sun divides the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday morning, Sept. 25, 2019, the day after Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., declared she will launch a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate sends shutdown-averting CR to Trump’s desk

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Senate appropriators silent on federal pay raise for 2020

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House majority leader: ‘If we do a CR, it’ll be short term’

Beyond the inevitable hurdles of avoiding a government shutdown at the end of next month, the September to-do list for House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer…

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AP/Cliff OwenRep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., addresses the Atlantic Council's

FedRAMP, MGT Act reforms on Rep. Connolly’s radar after August recess

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) warns that many IT modernization fixes passed already by lawmakers still aren’t working as planned.

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2-year budget deal passage brings some relief to federal contractors

There’s still no guarantee we won’t have another government shutdown two months from now, but Congress and the president removed one of the biggest sources of budget uncertainty last week.

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