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FILE - Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 30, 2021. Hassan is seeking a second term in 2022. (Shawn Thew/Pool via AP, File)

Senate continues its crusade against duplicative federal programs

In today’s Federal Newscast: The Senate continues its battle against wasteful duplication in federal programs. Over the past two years, the wage gap for…

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The American flag flies at half-staff outside the U.S. Capitol before a ceremony for former Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 in Washington. Reid will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol as colleagues and friends pay tribute to a hardscrabble Democrat who served five terms in the Senate. Reid will be honored Wednesday in the Capitol Rotunda during a ceremony closed to the public under COVID-19 protocols. (Al Drago/Pool via AP)

Congress is back today, and the federal budget is back on the agenda

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Chuck Schumer

Congress looks to next year to take up where it’ll leave off this year

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkLoren Duggan Bloomberg Government

Sated from Thanksgiving, Congress now has an expiring CR to deal with

Returning from its Thanksgiving recess, dealing with the budget is a top priority for both chambers of Congress.

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Chuck Schumer

Now that the infrastructure bill has passed, the Senate turns its attention to the NDAA

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense authorization bill has been stalled amid infrastructure and reconciliation talks, but the must-pass legislation…

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Nancy Pelosi, Joe Biden, Steny Hoyer

House leadership wants to get on with a final appropriation agreement for fiscal 2022

For more, Bloomberg Government Deputy News Director Loren Duggan spoke to Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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