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FILE - The U.S. Capitol dome is seen from a window in the Cannon House Office Building at the Capitol in Washington, June 21, 2022. Federal regulations run through American life, touching on everything we consume, the air we breathe, the water we drink. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Congress’ own reform committee wraps up its work and now its time to vote

For several years, the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress has been developing ideas for just that: updating a whole branch of government….

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this June 12, 2019, file photo, clouds roll over the U.S. Capitol dome as dusk approaches in Washington. The committee charged with helping Republicans wrest control of the House next year raised $45.4 million over the last three months, a record quarterly haul during a year without a national election. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

New House Digital Services Office seeks to fill gaps to modernize Congress

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Media set up before the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol holds its second public hearing to reveal the findings of a year-long investigation, on Capitol Hill, Monday, June 13, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Some arguments against the move for unionization on Capitol Hill

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

Shift in Congressional majority could drive Democrats’ oversight agenda

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Nancy Pelosi, Joe Biden, Steny Hoyer

House leadership wants to get on with a final appropriation agreement for fiscal 2022

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Loren Duggan Bloomberg Government

Noise from Capitol Hill is starting to sound like a broken record

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Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Janet Yellen

For Congress, and for government operations, it’s a do-or-die week

You need a scorecard for the legislative shenanigans going on on Capitol Hill this week.

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Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., speaks with Reform Committee Ranking Member James Comer, R-Ky., listens during a House Oversight and Reform Committee regarding the on Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool via AP)

House Republicans say it’s time federal agencies fully open their doors to the public

In today’s Federal Newscast, ten House Republicans want to know why more federal employees aren’t working in person.

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Loren Duggan Bloomberg Government

You can add Afghanistan to the list of things pushing Congress towards a continuing resolution

September promises to be something of a mess on Capitol Hill. Federal agencies and contractors are already figuring Congress won’t pass 2022 appropriations on time.

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