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Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Janet Yellen

For Congress, and for government operations, it’s a do-or-die week

You need a scorecard for the legislative shenanigans going on on Capitol Hill this week.

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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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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - In this June 8, 2013 file photo, Chris Inglis, then deputy director of the National Security Agency testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Inglis is being nominated as the government's first national cyber director at the Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Bipartisan infrastructure bill includes funds to help federal cyber efforts

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Roger Wicker, Maria Cantwell

In rare move, members of Congress want White House to request more money for one particular agency

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Loren Duggan Bloomberg Government

Last week of legislating before Congress departs for August recess

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Douglas Holtz-Eakin

The writers of this century-old law might not recognize how it is actually followed

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House committees are spending the week working on ‘the normal kind’ of budget bills

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Chuck Schumer, Raphael Warnock, Amy Klobuchar

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

Federal Drive with Tom Temin got the latest congressional outlook from WTOP Capitol Hill correspondent Mitchell Miller.

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Joe Manchin

How did Congress move so fast on that Juneteenth law anyhow?

A crucial week’s ahead for Congress. Democrats say they’ll go to reconciliation to pass a $6 trillion package, if Republicans don’t go along.

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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

Nothing has quite jelled enough to be headed to the president’s desk for signing, but many bills concerning federal agencies and their operations are simmering in Congress.

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