When it went on recess to go campaigning, Congress left the government like a person with one shoe. Some agencies are fully funded for 2019 and some aren't.
Congress is back home this week and won't return to Capitol Hill until after the midterm elections. But it has a long to-do list for when it resumes.
Apart from the confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Cavanaugh, Senators are wrapping up just a few major pieces of legislation before they begin their recess.
Last year, Congress was all about continuing resolutions and a lapse in appropriation. This year a few appropriations bills are already past conference and ready to send to the White House.
Bloomberg Government editorial director Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for an update.
Loren Duggan, editorial director of Bloomberg Government, described how the Senate is trying to reach its Sept. 30 deadline for spending.
Bloomberg Government Editorial Director Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more details for more on Congress' dealings this week.
Bloomberg Government editorial director Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for his weekly look ahead at Congress.
The last week before the July Fourth recess looks to be a busy one on Capitol Hill, from the farm bill to potentially making another run at immigration legislation.
Sexual harassment bills in the House and Senate, immigration, an agriculture bill and FAA authorizations are all on the table when Congress returns from its recess in late May. Loren Duggan of Bloomberg Government joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to dissect it.
With only a couple of weeks until the Memorial Day break, Capitol Hill is a beehive of activity. Nominations, a budget deadline and a contentious farm bill all dominate Congress this week.
Bloomberg Government's editorial director said several major issues will lawmakers upon their return.
As this year's fifth continuing resolution nears its Friday deadline, relations on Capitol Hill look about as frosty as the incoming weather.
Congress begins working this week on a trillion dollar-plus omnibus spending bill that could fund the government past the March 23rd deadline