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FILE - This Jan. 28, 2021, file photo shows a stimulus check issued by the IRS to help combat the adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak is seen in San Antonio. President Joe Biden has proposed more than $3 trillion worth of revenue increases, primarily through higher taxes for corporations and the country's richest households as well as greater IRS enforcement that would target the wealthy. But key lawmakers voiced doubts this week about the size and possible impacts on the economy as congressional committees weighed the measures and a wide array of business groups sifted through the details to highlight what they oppose. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

One economist says the IRS really does need more enforcement horsepower

William Gale is an economist, tax expert and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and he joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more discussion.

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Sun shines on the U.S. Capitol dome, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Despite outward appearances, Congressional staff doing more work than meets the eye

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(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo illustration, a person types on a laptop in Florida. Riviera Beach, Fla., agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. Spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said Wednesday, June 19, 2019, that the city of 35,000 residents has been working with outside security consultants, who recommended the ransom be paid. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

How the National Security Council could better deal with technology-based threats

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Securing the inauguration from a continuity of government standpoint

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Congressional task force doubles down on DoD AI needs

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)President Donald Trump wears a mask as he walks down the hallway during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, July 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

What would happen if President Trump contracted the coronavirus?

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Relocating agencies to struggling cities not entirely without merit, researcher says

Alan Berube is a senior fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution.

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FILE - In a Monday, April 5, 2004 file photo, riders wait to board an arriving train at the D.C. Metro Center, in Washington. Metro’s largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a potential transit system strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation’s capital for the July 17, 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Union leaders said they would wait on Monday’s expected response from Metro’s management after Sunday’s vote authorizing a strike.  (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File)

Feds: What’s so great about D.C. in the first place?

No federal employee wants to leave D.C. None want to move here, either.

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Anonymity of cyber threats creates legal headaches for insurance

Foreign actors are increasingly using those vulnerabilities to advance state policies, causing governments to treat cyber attacks as an extension of armed conflict.

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