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Joe Manchin

The federal employee vaccination mandate has launched fresh arguments in Congress

The Senate returns to work today as questions hover over the $3.5 trillion spending bill sought by most Democrats.

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Loren Duggan Bloomberg Government

You can add Afghanistan to the list of things pushing Congress towards a continuing resolution

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Loren Duggan Bloomberg Government

Last week of legislating before Congress departs for August recess

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Chuck Schumer, Raphael Warnock, Amy Klobuchar

Next question: Will the Senate go along with House oversight proposals?

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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)The U.S. Capitol is seen as national guard members pass by on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 20, 2021. The House voted to create an independent commission on the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, sending the legislation to an uncertain future in the Senate. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Let’s face it – Congress has more to chew than it can digest

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)A concrete pump frames the Capitol Dome during renovations and repairs to Lower Senate Park on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 18, 2021. President Joe Biden hopes to pass a massive national infrastructure plan by this summer but Democrats and Republicans in Congress appear divided over his proposal for $2.3 trillion in spending to upgrade the nation's crumbling infrastructure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

What Congress is considering for your agency in the week ahead

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Congress hints, Postal Service reform might be a real possibility this year

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(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)FILE - This July 16, 2019, file photo shows the Capitol Dome in Washington.  The U.S. government's budget deficit hit $735.7 billion through the first four months of the budget year, an all-time high for the period, as a pandemic-induced recession cut into tax revenues while spending on COVID relief measures sent outlays soaring. The Treasury Department reported Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021,  that the deficit so far for the budget year that began Oct. 1 is 89% higher than the $389.2 billion deficit run up in the same period a year ago.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

After a decade-long hiatus, earmarks appear to be headed back to the Congressional appropriations process

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkLoren Duggan Bloomberg Government

Senate zipping through confirmations on the way to impeachment trial

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkBen Cardin, Nicole Ogrysko, Tom Temin, studio

Sen. Cardin ‘hopeful’ to reach 3.1% raise during approps conference

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) is hopeful to secure a 3.1% raise during the conference on appropriations, and that Congress will pass a full budget before the…

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2020 pay raise model: From zero to 3.1 in six months

The amount of the 2020 white collar federal pay raise will range anywhere from zero to 3.1% if federal unions and Democrats in the House have their way.

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COCHRAN

Former US Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi dies at 81

Former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who steered billions of dollars to his home state of Mississippi, has died

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