Come January, Democrats will control the House while Republicans will control the Senate and the White House. So at least two years of divided government are expected.
Democrats won the House in Tuesday’s midterm elections but several Washington, D.C.-area races and seats important to federal workers were more of a mixed bag.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with Democrats retaking the House, it could have a big effect on federal workforce issues and committee oversight.
Regardless of which political party wins today’s midterm election, federal workers are in relatively good shape.
Friday’s column asked if key workers and executives are leaving in protest or if they are simply retiring from a rapidly-aging government? So we asked you and here’s what we got.
Many D.C.-area representatives are largely secure, according to RealClearPolitics, but the national capital region is still seeing some hotly contested races in Virginia.
For federal employees, these midterms could have significant consequences. Use our map to see a selection of key Senate races that could impact how federal employees do their jobs.
Ira Shapiro, a former senior Senate staff member and trade negotiator, said the Senate is broken, with party lines having become something of a border wall.
Can the large number of federal workers in low-voter turnout cities and districts make the difference in next Tuesday’s congressional and gubernatorial elections? Many federal and postal union leaders think and hope so.
Many who have been comfortably stationed in Washington for decades are literally running for their political lives this year.