Ben Cardin

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo traffic along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington streaks past the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters building. A former FBI lawyer was sentenced to probation for altering a document the Justice Department relied on during its surveillance of a Donald Trump aide during the Russia investigation. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

Future FBI headquarters coming to Greenbelt, Maryland, GSA decides

A decade-long disagreement over where to build a new headquarters for the FBI is now settled. Federal officials confirmed Wednesday night that the General…

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Senate Dems introduce bill to prevent Schedule F from resurfacing

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State Dept. IG raises ‘favoritism’ concerns within Foreign Service promotion boards

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(Tom Brenner/Pool via AP)Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks with meeting with Chile's Foreign Minister Andres Allamand, Friday, July 16, 2021, at the State Department in Washington. (Tom Brenner/Pool via AP)

Former State Department leaders urge Congress to address chronic Foreign Service workforce challenges

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AP/Manuel Balce CenetaFILE - This Feb. 3, 2012, file photo shows FBI headquarters in Washington. Many U.S. diplomatic, military and government figures were not told about Russia-linked attempts to hack into their emails, even though the FBI knew they were in the Kremlin’s crosshairs, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

After Trump axed plan, senators now ask President Biden about new FBI headquarters

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Will Congress ever return to the normal budget process? Whatever that is

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(Tasos Katopodis/Pool via AP)Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., speaks during a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship confirmation hearing on Isabella Casillas Guzman's nomination to be Administrator of the Small Business Administration on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, in Washington. (Tasos Katopodis/Pool via AP)

Senator Cardin on the SBA and other issues before Congress

Democratic Senators reintroduced a bill to create an office in the Small Business Administration to bolster underserved businesses.

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Toni Sandys/The Washington Post via APSenator Gary Peters, D-Mich., questions Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing to examine Department of Homeland Security personnel deployments to recent protests on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in Washington. (Toni Sandys/The Washington Post via AP, Pool)

Lawmakers ask for GAO’s help to identify ‘burrowing’ over last 4 years

A bicameral group of Democrats have asked the Government Accountability Office to help them track instances of burrowing that have occurred during the…

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USCIS cancels impending employee furloughs days ahead of deadline

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has averted impending employee furloughs for now, but the agency warned it would make “unprecedented spending cuts” to avoid immediate hardship on its workforce. The agency said can’t promise it will avoid future USCIS furloughs.

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