Tim Kaine

In this photo made available by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile submarine USS Georgia, front, with the guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal, transit the Strait of Hormuz in Persian Gulf, Monday, Dec. 21, 2020. The vessels traversed the strategically vital waterway between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula on Monday, the U.S. Navy said, a rare announcement that comes amid rising tensions with Iran. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Indra Beaufort/U.S. Navy via AP)

First look at Senate NDAA adds $35B to DoD, takes all nonmilitary crimes out of chain of command

The additional money funds a variety of accounts, mostly ones that increase the capacity of the military by spending billions of dollars to procure more…

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(Michael Reynolds/Pool via AP)Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., questions United States Ambassador to the United Nations nominee Linda Thomas-Greenfield during for her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (Michael Reynolds/Pool via AP)

Checking DoD’s homework on acquisition reforms top of mind for Sen. Kaine

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Senators join industry groups asking for extension of contractor pay provision

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Administration’s reopening plans ‘unsafe’ for federal employees, senators say

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Citing ‘unnecessarily complex’ coronavirus guidance, senators seek more assurances from OPM

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GSA takes aim at those submitting fake comments on proposed regulations

In today’s Federal Newscast, the General Services Administration launched a bid to ensure fairness in an important part of federal rule-making.

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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, housing stands dilapidated and vacant at the former Naval Air Warfare Center Warminster, in Warminster, Pa. In Warminster and surrounding towns in eastern Pennsylvania, and at other sites around the United States, the foams once used routinely in firefighting training at military bases contained per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS. EPA testing between 2013 and 2015 found significant amounts of PFAS in public water supplies in 33 U.S. states. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Final NDAA holds more than 50 provisions to fix military housing issues

The bill creates a tenant bill of rights and makes it easier for DoD to punish housing contractors.

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Military housing contractors say they’re working to improve homes, lawmakers hearing otherwise

Military housing companies have hired more staff and invested more money, but lawmakers say problems persist.

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