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The U.S. Capitol is seen at sunset Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, in Washington. President Joe Biden is prepared to mark the first anniversary of the Capitol insurrection Thursday, gathering with lawmakers to remember the violent attack that has fundamentally changed the Congress and raised global concerns about the future of American democracy. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)

Biden warns of US peril from Trump’s ‘dagger’ at democracy

President Joe Biden is forcefully accusing Donald Trump and his supporters of holding a “dagger at the throat of democracy” with his election lies…

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - In this June 3, 2011, file photo, the Pentagon is seen from air from Air Force One. It’s the biggest budget the Pentagon has ever seen: $700 billion. That’s far more in defense spending than America’s two nearest competitors, China and Russia, and will mean the military can for the bill for thousands more troops, more training, more ships and a lot else. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD budget largely flat, cuts legacy systems for modernization

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Agencies should re-engage now with unions over repealed Trump workforce orders, OPM says

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It will be a while before the Trump era’s impact on contracting is gone

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Senate zipping through confirmations on the way to impeachment trial

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DoD fires hundreds of advisory board members, will conduct a review on effectiveness

After a fair amount of drama over Defense advisory boards in the past few months, the Pentagon is starting completely fresh by relieving hundreds of board…

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Secretary of Defense nominee Lloyd Austin, a recently retired Army general, speaks during his conformation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in Washington. (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP)

Austin creates safe haven for transgender troops as DoD solidifies policy

The Defense secretary put a halt to Trump-era actions against transgender service members.

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Lawmakers want to put defense funds President Trump used for a border wall back

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Trump administration used Defense Department funds to build parts of a border wall. Now Congress wants that money back where it originally put it.

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