The Capitol is seen in Washington, early Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Impeachment hearings for President Donald Trump come at the very time that Capitol Hill usually tends to its mound of unfinished business. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Pact reached to avert government shutdown through Dec. 20

A top House lawmaker has announced that Congress will pass a governmentwide temporary spending bill to keep the government running through Dec. 20, forestalling…

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Russell Vought

Trump administration unhappy with House appropriators for not funding Interior reorganization

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Robert Wilkie

Despite new law, VA still struggling to fire DC facility director

In today’s Federal Newscast, after the Veterans Affairs Department second attempt at firing the director of its DC facility, VA’s case against Brian Hawkins…

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501st Combat Support Wing Public/Airman 1st Class Jennifer ZimaA U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Wing, RAF Mildenhall, U.K., performs a flyover during the Mi Amigo 75th anniversary flypast event at Endcliffe Park, Sheffield, U.K., Feb. 22, 2019. The aircraft flew over the park where thousands of U.K. residents honored the memory of the ten fallen U.S. Airmen who died when their war-crippled B-17 Flying Fortress crash landed to avoid killing residents and nearby children. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Zima)

Pentagon hunting for other instances of price gouging in wake of damning spare parts audit

The Pentagon has launched a new data gathering effort to try to detect sole-source vendors who are making excess profits by hiding their cost data from…

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House VA committee worried agency failing to curb sexual harassment at facilities

In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan group in the House Veterans Affairs Committee wants more information about VA’s plans to curb sexual harassment.

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