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FAR Council finalizes more stringent procurement rules under Buy American Act

Earlier this month, the Federal Acquisition Regulation Council, the FAR Council, finalized new, more stringent rules for U.S. content in what agencies buy.

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Energy Department looks to build cyber threat detection platform for electric grid

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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

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

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Loren Duggan

Several Transportation Department agencies back to work this morning following a brief shutdown

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Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Janet Yellen

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

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Joe Manchin

The federal employee vaccination mandate has launched fresh arguments in Congress

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September is looking downright nutty

The Senate returns to Capitol Hill this week with a mountain of work, and less than three weeks to prevent a government shutdown.

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Loren Duggan

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…

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President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden watch as a carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui, 20, of Norco, Calif., during a casualty return Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Nikoui died in an attack at Afghanistan's Kabul airport, along with 12 other U.S. service members. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Afghanistan situation has turned up the burner on an already boiling Congress

Members of Congress include fewer veterans than in past decades, but the ones now in office have been vocal about the situation in Afghanistan.

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