Mitchell Miller

Chuck Schumer, Maria Cantwell

One Senator thinks a Roe v. Wade overturn could affect the federal workforce

Could an overturn of Roe vs. Wade affect the federal workforce? WTOP Capitol Hill reporter Mitchell Miller explained on the Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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Lloyd Austin, Antony Blinken, Volodymyr Zelenskyy

On Capitol Hill, a deepening commitment to keep arms flowing to Ukraine

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FILE - The U.S. Capitol building is seen before sunrise on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March. 21, 2022. With an urgent funding request stuck in Congress, the Health Resources and Services Administration says it can no longer cover medical bills for COVID tests and treatments for uninsured people and will stop taking claims at midnight Tuesday. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe, File)

The worsening Ukraine situation causes Congress to reexamine the defense budget

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)FILE- In this March 30, 2019, file photo the Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible as cherry blossom trees bloom on the West Lawn in Washington. On Wednesday, April 10, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for March. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

The swirling sound you hear is Congress going ’round and ’round on some old ideas

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Chuck Schumer

That omnibus bill maybe should be called the omni-train, gravy train

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Alex Padilla, Chuck Schumer, Raphael Warnock, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar

Justice Breyer might have just caused the continuing resolution to stretch out

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The American flag flies at half-staff outside the U.S. Capitol before a ceremony for former Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 in Washington. Reid will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol as colleagues and friends pay tribute to a hardscrabble Democrat who served five terms in the Senate. Reid will be honored Wednesday in the Capitol Rotunda during a ceremony closed to the public under COVID-19 protocols. (Al Drago/Pool via AP)

Congress is back today, and the federal budget is back on the agenda

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Chuck Schumer

Congress looks to next year to take up where it’ll leave off this year

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, as Congress returns to a busy schedule and Democratic lawmakers are laboring to shoulder President Joe Biden's massive $3.5 trillion

What’s next for Congress now that they’ve kicked the budget stone down the road again

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Joe Manchin

Administration isn’t finished with its plans for the contractor workforce

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Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer, James Clyburn

Congress, you might say, is running out of runway

Congress is out this week and the regular appropriations continuing resolution hasn’t got much longer to go. Is a year long CR in the offing?

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)In this Oct. 6, 2021, photo, the light in the cupola of the Capitol Dome is illuminated, indicating that work continues in Congress, in Washington. The dangerous standoff in Congress over raising the debt limit as well as its ultimate resolution both were engineered by Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader determined to stop President Joe Biden’s agenda even if it pushes the country toward grave economic uncertainty. McConnell is no longer the majority leader of the Senate, but he is exerting the power of the minority in new and uncharted ways.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress continues the stalemate plays in the red zone

The more Congress debates spending, infrastructure and taxes, the more convoluted it gets. It’s starting to look like two football teams in the red zone…

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Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Janet Yellen

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

You need a scorecard for the legislative shenanigans going on on Capitol Hill this week.

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