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Sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol Dome in Washington, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden signs continuing resolution into law averting government shutdown, FDA furloughs

The bill funds the federal government through Dec. 16 and gives Congress more time to work out a comprehensive spending package for the rest of fiscal 2023.

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After five years, the Merit Systems Protection Board looks to finally add three members

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(AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteFILE - In this Aug. 3, 2020, file photo dark clouds and heavy rain sweep over the U.S. Capitol in Washington. At least a government shutdown is off the table. But as lawmakers straggle back to Washington for an abbreviated pre-election session, hopes are fading for a pandemic relief bill, or much else. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Another potential government shutdown looms as the fiscal year starts to draw to a close

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The pandemic’s toll on mental health should not be a security-clearance disqualifier, says national security official

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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2020, file photo sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol building on Capitol Hill in Washington. President-elect Joe Biden wants to “restore the soul of America.” First, he'll need to fix a broken and divided Congress. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Congress is back to the drawing board with a shutdown deadline looming

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(Greg Nash/Pool via AP)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky talks during a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington/Greg Nash/Pool via AP)

Lawmakers act to avert shutdown, buying time for COVID talks

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(AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteFILE - In this Aug. 3, 2020, file photo dark clouds and heavy rain sweep over the U.S. Capitol in Washington. At least a government shutdown is off the table. But as lawmakers straggle back to Washington for an abbreviated pre-election session, hopes are fading for a pandemic relief bill, or much else. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Federal judge denies government’s request to dismiss suit over 2019 shutdown pay

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Judge turns back union lawsuit over 2018-2019 government shutdown

The National Treasury Employees Union had argued it was unconstitutional for the IRS to force tens of thousands of workers to process tax refunds without…

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DC congresswoman asks Park Service about money owed to District for shutdown help

In today’s Federal Newscast, Washington, D.C., Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton is wants an update from the National Parks Service on its plan to reimburse the…

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