Capitol building riot

The U.S. Capitol is seen at sunset Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, in Washington. President Joe Biden is prepared to mark the first anniversary of the Capitol insurrection Thursday, gathering with lawmakers to remember the violent attack that has fundamentally changed the Congress and raised global concerns about the future of American democracy. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)

Biden warns of US peril from Trump’s ‘dagger’ at democracy

President Joe Biden is forcefully accusing Donald Trump and his supporters of holding a “dagger at the throat of democracy” with his election lies…

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From left, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.,Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-O.R., announce a draft bill that would decriminalize marijuana on a federal level, Wednesday, July 14, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

COVID safety protocols, infrastructure and insurrection on Congress’ agenda this week

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)A concrete pump frames the Capitol Dome during renovations and repairs to Lower Senate Park on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 18, 2021. President Joe Biden hopes to pass a massive national infrastructure plan by this summer but Democrats and Republicans in Congress appear divided over his proposal for $2.3 trillion in spending to upgrade the nation's crumbling infrastructure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

What Congress is considering for your agency in the week ahead

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks as Karen Gibson, the new Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate, listens outside Schumer's office, Monday, March 22, 2021, at the Capitol in Washington. (Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)

New Senate sergeant at arms describes long-term security issues following Jan. 6

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Efrus Federal Advisors CEO explains how to create results-oriented environment

Rob Efrus, founder and CEO of Efrus Federal Advisors, joins host Aileen Black on this week’s Leaders and Legends to discuss leadership during adversity,…

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Capitol Hill Police issues were documented well before riots

Amelia Strauss, a policy adviser at Demand Progress, has studied the strengths and shortcomings of the Capitol Hill Police since way before the riots.

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Congress is busy, but not with bills necessarily

The riots and the inauguration behind it, Congress has barely settled into the next session. With only a few bills actually introduced, the Senate is mainly concerned with the Biden administration confirmations for the moment.

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