• Congressman brushes off idea of feds living paycheck to paycheck

    In today’s Federal Newscast, while some members of Congress are trying to make sure federal employees can get paid during a potential shutdown, don’t expect every member to feel sorry for them.

  • How to lose (at least) 5.2 million votes

    President Donald Trump’s new budget has many federal employees seeing red, as in Republican, and feeling blue, as in Democratic. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains why.

  • Tax reform businesses are relying on may not happen: expert

    “Tax reform has to happen. This is a central theme of what the current Congress and the current administration campaigned on… If tax reform does not happen, this is a big failure and a big setback in an ambitious agenda” Joshua Baca says.

  • Rep. Markwayne Mullin: Will GOP president, Congress mean more cooperation?

    With a Republican in the White House and both chambers of Congress under GOP majorities, will that bring more collaboration in government than we’ve seen in the past few years? Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.), just re-elected, speculates with Federal News Radio’s Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • How political are government workers?

    Are most federal workers Republicans, Democrats or Independents? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has been asking them how they vote and the answers are interesting.

  • Are feds politically red or blue — or both?

    Does the heavy Democratic vote in D.C., Maryland and the Virginia suburbs mean that most federal workers are Democrats? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says maybe not.

  • Trump vows to ‘make VA great again’ amid government reforms

    Donald Trump concluded the third and final night of the Republican National Convention Thursday with a speech that unpacked several of the presidential candidate’s views on how federal executives and the Department of Veterans Affairs should be managed.

  • GOP faces challenges to end big government

    POLITICO’s Rich Cohen discusses the Republicans’ challenge to ending big government.

  • House GOP names new committee heads (full list)

    The House GOP conference picked chairmen for House committees. The new Republican House majority will be sworn in next month.

  • Election watch 2010 – and what it means for porn

    Politico tells you what to look for in the election and what it means for 2012. Also, the Economist reports that winning or losing an election is tied to the amount of porn you look at.