David Hawkings: Veto threat looms over NDAA

The election is thrown into turmoil, and members of Congress are calling for the FBI director’s scalp. But other things are going on atop Capitol Hill….

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David Hawkings: Shooting incident shows Capitol screening worked like it was supposed to

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David Hawkings: 9 Republicans have nuanced impact on Senate

Nine Republican senators elected in the last round caused a switch in the majority party. But not quite the revolution that many people expected. Their…

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David Hawkings: Budget uncertainty to Supreme Court: What’s next?

When both the House and Senate appropriations committee chairmen decided to not hold hearings on the President’s 2017 budget request, you knew the year…

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David Hawkings: Is President’s budget request really DOA?

The White House has released its budget request to Congress for the 2017 fiscal year. The usual cliche is, the budget is dead on arrival at Capitol Hill.

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