Capitol Hill

Bicyclists ride past an inner perimeter of security fencing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sunday, March 21, 2021, after portions of an outer perimeter of fencing were removed overnight to allow public access. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Will it ever be time for federal employees to return to their regular offices?

The Senate is out of session for a couple of weeks. So nobody can filibuster, or not filibuster anyone else.

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Fencing and razor wire surrounds the perimeter of the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress feels threatened but it doesn’t like the security measures it and its staff are enduring

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Shutdown averted: Agencies use social media to inform employees, public

Federal agencies and leadership take to apps such as Facebook and Twitter to remind public and employees that they’re open for business

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Photos: Cats, dogs and Congress

The Humane Rescue Alliance visited Capitol Hill offices to snap pictures of senators and representatives with their pets. See photos.

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David Hawkings: Highlights from the Hill amidst health care debate

The Senate is in a large debate over its health care insurance bill unveiled Friday, June 23. It’s an important debate, according to David Hawkings, senior editor at Roll Call. He joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the upcoming week on the Hill and the likelihood the bill will pass as quickly as majority leader Mitch McConnell wants.

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