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The U.S. Capitol building is seen before sunrise on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March. 21, 2022. The Senate Judiciary Committee is set to begin its historic confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. The 51-year-old federal judge would be the first Black woman on the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

Congressional update from WTOP’s Mitchell Miller

We get the latest about what’s going on at Capitol Hill from WTOP’s Congressional Correspondent Mitchell Miller.

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Flatter defense budgets means Congress will look for savings and legacy cuts

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Defense cuts, cybersecurity and IoT: Five Senate NDAA amendments to know

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Ben Sasse

These four amendments snuck into the Senate defense authorization bill

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Congress questions progress on veterans choice, suicide prevention amid ‘constant churn’ of VA leadership

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Lawmakers battle over letting US Postal Service offer financial services

House lawmakers are offering different visions of U.S. Postal Service plans to begin offering financial services to help balance its budget.

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Sen. Sanders pitches USPS as one-stop shop for mail, printing, banking

As a White House Postal task force conducts a review of the USPS  business model, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has a few suggestions.

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Shutdown odds, VA funding, politicals vs. career feds

Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has a few questions about some recent top news stories.

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