Chuck Schumer

Biden Congress

Biden and party leaders implore Speaker Johnson to help Ukraine in ‘intense’ Oval Office meeting

Congressional leaders emerged from an “intense” Oval Office meeting with President Joe Biden speaking about avoiding a partial government shutdown.

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Joe Manchin

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

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The U.S. Capitol dome is seen past the base of the Washington Monument just before sunrise in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers faced a partial government shutdown early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump's demands for $5 billion to start erecting a border wall with Mexico. Overall, more than 800,000 federal employees would see their jobs disrupted, including more than half who would be forced to continue working without pay. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

New obstacles emerge to any hope of Congress getting a budget in time for fiscal 2023

China can’t do anything to prevent Congress from passing a budget on time for 2023. But the China competitiveness bill could do just that. With the year-end…

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IT modernization

Twelve senators reject VA’s plans to reshape health care real estate under AIR Commission

A bipartisan group of dozen senators is rejecting the Department of Veterans Affairs’ plan to close or overhaul hospitals and medical facilities that no…

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U.S. Capitol

With Congress in recess, it can rest up for the budget battles ahead

Members of Congress are off this week, for Passover, Easter or Ramadan. With any luck they’re also thinking about getting after the 2022 budget before they return, and before they turn all their attention to the mid-term elections.

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