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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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In this photo made available by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile submarine USS Georgia, front, with the guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal, transit the Strait of Hormuz in Persian Gulf, Monday, Dec. 21, 2020. The vessels traversed the strategically vital waterway between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula on Monday, the U.S. Navy said, a rare announcement that comes amid rising tensions with Iran. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Indra Beaufort/U.S. Navy via AP)

First look at Senate NDAA adds $35B to DoD, takes all nonmilitary crimes out of chain of command

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Lawmakers tee up legislation to push DoD, prime contractors on supply chain vulnerabilities

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(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)Tanker trucks are parked near the entrance of Colonial Pipeline Company Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.  The operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline has confirmed it paid $4.4 million to a gang of hackers who broke into its computer systems. That's according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Colonial Pipeline’s CEO Joseph Blount told the Journal that he authorized the payment after the ransomware attack because the company didn’t know the extent of the damage.   (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

CISA under pressure to put more teeth in cyber requirements following Colonial Pipeline attack

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

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DHA set to takeover all military hospitals by end of 2021, even after transition halt during pandemic

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Federal judge blocks part of Trump’s diversity training ban

In today’s Federal Newscast: The executive order trying to ban certain types of diversity training is in trouble. During these last days in office, it…

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U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is seen at the U.S. Capitol at night after negotiators sealed a deal for COVID relief Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in Washington. Top Capitol Hill negotiators sealed a deal Sunday on an almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package, finally delivering long-overdue help to businesses and individuals and providing money to deliver vaccines to a nation eager for them. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana.

Congress working ’til the bitter end of the year

Congress in the last few weeks may have sounded like a broken record, but the calendar will soon knock the needle somewhere.

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SolarWinds breach raises stakes for NDAA Trump still threatens to veto

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission’s leadership said the SolarWinds breach has further raised the stakes for the National Defense Authorization Act that President Donald Trump has threatened to veto.

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