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Last week of legislating before Congress departs for August recess

Between the defense authorization bill, work on a potential infrastructure package and annual spending legislation, members of Congress are hoping to get…

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House committees are spending the week working on ‘the normal kind’ of budget bills

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House Democrats working towards infrastructure package

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Biden administration’s skinny budget for the civilian side looks like a triple double X

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Congress is delving deep into some nitty-gritty governmental issues

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Senate zipping through confirmations on the way to impeachment trial

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Capitol has to get back to business

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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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Continuing resolution just one of many pressing issues on Congress’ to-do list

Transition funding for the incoming Biden administration, like all other federal appropriations, is coming from a continuing resolution, which expires…

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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 running through internal housekeeping items

Both houses of Congress are working this week. They’ve got internal housekeeping items to attend to, but also some bills critical to keep the government…

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Visitors walk past the U.S. Capitol dome on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 12, 2020. Congress is shutting the Capitol and all House and Senate office buildings to the public until April in reaction to the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Like everyone else, Congress is sitting back and waiting

Congress is pretty much going nowhere in the next couple of weeks. But there is the question of the budget and the National Defense Authorization Act.

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