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

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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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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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