Lloyd Austin

Senators concerned by military leadership of DoD, but will their votes reflect it?

Senators will hear from Biden’s defense secretary nominee on Jan. 19.

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Gen. Hyten faces concerns about leadership, assault allegations during confirmation hearing

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Scott Pruitt

Bill to shield EPA during appropriations a ‘good step,’ but more congressional buy-in needed

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Linda McMahon, Chris Murphy

WWE’s McMahon still standing after positive confirmation hearing for SBA role

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Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.)/AP/Susan Walsh

Federal workforce issues chief among Beltway lawmakers, new and old

While Republicans clinched the White House and both congressional chambers, government pundits say it’s important that both political parties support the…

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Election Day 2016: What to watch for and remember as a federal employee

Election Day can be a whirlwind of campaign signs, crowded polling sites and an avalanche of social media posts. To help cut through the chaos, here’s…

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Reps. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah)/APHouse Oversight and Government Reform Committee

5 bills House lawmakers wanted to act on before summer break

The House Oversight and Government Reform committee passed a series of bills during a July 12 markup hearing aimed at improving and reforming digital record-keeping practices and making federal agencies and oversight more efficient and accessible.

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