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FILE - The U.S. Capitol building is seen before sunrise on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March. 21, 2022. With an urgent funding request stuck in Congress, the Health Resources and Services Administration says it can no longer cover medical bills for COVID tests and treatments for uninsured people and will stop taking claims at midnight Tuesday. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe, File)

What your agency can expect if the government gets redivided after the midterms

If the Senate or the House if or both switch to Republican control come January, you can expect a different approach on government oversight.

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Joe Manchin

It’s practically official: Brace for the next continuing resolution

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Media set up before the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds its second public hearing to reveal the findings of a year-long investigation, on Capitol Hill, Monday, June 13, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Some arguments against the move for unionization on Capitol Hill

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A due to limited supplies sign is shown on the baby formula shelf at a grocery store Tuesday, May 10, 2022, in Salt Lake City. Parents across much of the U.S. are scrambling to find baby formula after a combination of supply disruptions and safety recalls have swept many of the leading brands off store shelves. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Federal agencies’ roles in helping to solve the baby formula shortage

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Chuck Schumer, Maria Cantwell

One Senator thinks a Roe v. Wade overturn could affect the federal workforce

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Joe Manchin

Administration isn’t finished with its plans for the contractor workforce

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Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Janet Yellen

For Congress, and for government operations, it’s a do-or-die week

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Joe Manchin

The federal employee vaccination mandate has launched fresh arguments in Congress

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President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden watch as a carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui, 20, of Norco, Calif., during a casualty return Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Nikoui died in an attack at Afghanistan's Kabul airport, along with 12 other U.S. service members. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Afghanistan situation has turned up the burner on an already boiling Congress

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Chuck Schumer

Congress’ summer break is like a vacation during which you’ve got to keep checking email

In the vaccine debate madness engulfing the country, one might overlook that members of Congress are under no mandate to get vaccinated themselves.

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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

A Senate measure would bolster safety for when feds returned to the office. This and more updates from WTOP Capitol Hill correspondent Mitchell Miller.

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Chuck Schumer, Raphael Warnock, Amy Klobuchar

Next question: Will the Senate go along with House oversight proposals?

Federal Drive with Tom Temin got the latest congressional outlook from WTOP Capitol Hill correspondent Mitchell Miller.

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