Mitch McConnell

Congress Failed Banks

With Spring Break over, Capitol Hill should be hopping

The House and Senate are coming back to the Hill after a two-week spring hiatus.

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Congress Pelosi Women

Now the question is what the lame duck Congress will be able to do

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The U.S. Capitol dome is seen past the base of the Washington Monument just before sunrise in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers faced a partial government shutdown early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump's demands for $5 billion to start erecting a border wall with Mexico. Overall, more than 800,000 federal employees would see their jobs disrupted, including more than half who would be forced to continue working without pay. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

New obstacles emerge to any hope of Congress getting a budget in time for fiscal 2023

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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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FILE - In this April 12, 2019, file photo, morning clouds cover Capitol Hill in Washington, as Congress leaves for a two week recess. Philanthropy is stepping in to fund U.S. elections during the coronavirus pandemic. This comes after Congress has failed to approve additional funding to help election officials adjust to an expected avalanche of mail ballots and need to sanitize polling places. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

House Democrats unveil shutdown-averting continuing resolution through Dec. 11

A draft continuing resolution from House Democrats would also restrict agencies from implementing employee furloughs, set a new fee structure for U.S….

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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, traffic along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington streaks past the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters building. Democrats are accusing President Donald Trump of self-dealing as the White House pushes Senate Republicans to include nearly $1.8 billion to rebuild the FBI headquarters in downtown Washington as part of a new coronavirus aid package. Democrats have long accused Trump of a conflict of interest over the FBI building, which sits across the street from a downtown hotel that Trump owns on Pennsylvania Avenue, blocks from the White House. The Trump International Hotel could face competition if the FBI moves from the current site and another hotel is developed on the property.  (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Senate Republicans walk away from FBI headquarters funding in pandemic spending bill

The Trump administration’s request for $1.8 billion to build a new FBI headquarters in Washington D.C. in the latest coronavirus spending bill has lost…

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Chris Van Hollen, Debbie Stabenow, Chuck Schumer

Members of Congress echo concerns with agency reopening plans

Federal offices are reopening, sort of. Many employees are confused by the phasing and worried there’ll be enough supplies and separation for safety.Federal offices are reopening, sort of. Many employees are confused by the phasing and worried there’ll be enough supplies and separation for safety.

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