Jim Jordan

Congress McCarthy

The situation in Congress is probably worse than you think

The bizarre stalemate in Congress is probably bad politically. But it might be even worse for the government itself. It increases the possibility that…

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House Defense Bill

The 2024 National Defense Authorization Act becomes a dart board for peevish lawmakers

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AP/Evan Vuccipostal service, Megan Brennan

Postal Service will run out of cash by 2024 without congressional reform

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House oversight committee approves ‘ban the box’ bill for agencies, contractors

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Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.)/(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Mark Meadows

Republicans gearing up for major changes to federal pay and benefits

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Jason Chaffetz

Under new leadership, what’s the future of the House oversight committee?

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IRS watchdogs worry agency spreading itself too thin while handling information sharing, customer service

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FILE - This Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 file photo U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa speaks during a news conference at the U.S embassy in Abuja Nigeria. Republican Issa, the wealthiest member of Congress with more than $250 million, rarely spent a penny on television ads or yard signs as he cruised to victory in past elections. Not this time. The eight-term lawmaker and chief antagonist of President Barack Obama and Democrat Hillary Clinton faces a tough challenge from Marine-turned-lawyer Doug Applegate. (AP Photo/Olamikan Gbemiga, File)

Transparency caucus pledges bipartisan effort, restoring public trust in open government

Leaders of the bipartisan transparency caucus pledged to work together to restore public trust in open government, and to apply transparency standards…

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John Koskinen

IRS commissioner tells lawmakers impeachment would be ‘improper’

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen took responsibility for his decisions and actions during a congressional investigation into the agency’s involvement in…

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Comparing 2013 budget proposals

Issues related to federal employees and their
pay and benefits have played a starring role in
the competing budget proposals introduced by the
White House and lawmakers alike. Find highlights
from how the proposed budgets would affect
federal employees as well as how they’ve fared
so far in Congress

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