FILE - In this April 28, 2021, file photo President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Biden has moved into a new phase of his presidency, having already begun to face a historic series of crises and largely dedicating his first 100 days to steady a nation reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic that has killed nearly 570,000 Americans and devastated its economy. (Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP, File)

Congress will focus on IRS and TSA this week

More money to expand the IRS and raises for TSA officers – both are on the agenda as Congress returns to Washington this week.

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Biden to outline ‘American Family Plan’ at address to joint session of Congress

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Will it ever be time for federal employees to return to their regular offices?

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Like cherry blossom petals, money from the COVID stimulus bill is falling everywhere

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Congress feels threatened but it doesn’t like the security measures it and its staff are enduring

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Congress needs to pass budget deal before CR runs out Friday

WTOP Capitol Hill correspondent Mitchell Miller joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the outlook.

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Members of Congress chiming in on lack of transition funding

Over on Capitol Hill with the lame duck session has both the current and the future to deal with. The pandemic is returning to a boil, and so are the calls…

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FILE - This Dec. 18, 2019, file photo shows the U.S. Capitol building is seen before sunrise on Capitol Hill in Washington. Congress is shutting the Capitol to the public until April in reaction to the spread of the coronavirus, officials announced Thursday, March 12, 2020, a rare step that underscores the growing gravity with which the government is reacting to the viral outbreak. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

The post election dust is slowly settling as Congress gets back to work

You could conclude that the next administration will belong to Joe Biden. The Senate looks to remain with a slim Republican majority. And a House that’s slightly more balanced between the two.

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