Tim Kaine

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., is interviewed about the Relay, an electric autonomous vehicle, in Fairfax, Va., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. The future of transportation arrived in northern Virginia, looking like a big blue toaster on wheels that can seat six and drive itself through the region’s notorious traffic.  State and local officials debuted the Relay system Thursday, an all-electric, autonomous vehicle that will provide free shuttle rides back and forth from the Dunn Loring Metrorail stop to the bustling Mosaic District in Fairfax County, Va.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Language to block future Schedule F absent from compromise version of NDAA

Though the compromise version of the 2023 NDAA removes language preventing a revival of Schedule F, the bill includes provisions to expand workers’ compensation…

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Sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol Dome in Washington, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Bills, amendments linger in Congress with lasting implications for feds

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The sun shines on the dome of Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Senate Dems ‘pushing to follow suit’ after House passes bill to block any future Schedule F

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)FILE- In this March 30, 2019, file photo the Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible as cherry blossom trees bloom on the West Lawn in Washington. On Wednesday, April 10, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for March. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

The swirling sound you hear is Congress going ’round and ’round on some old ideas

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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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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

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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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Mark Esper

Trump takes incoming fire for giving Esper the boot

In today’s Federal Newscast: The Navy and Marine Corps hit the pause button on diversity and inclusion training, six former Homeland Security Secretaries…

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OPM

USCIS cancels impending employee furloughs days ahead of deadline

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has averted impending employee furloughs for now, but the agency warned it would make “unprecedented spending…

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Donald Trump

More members of Congress are calling on USCIS to delay furloughs

In today’s Federal Newscast, more members of Congress are calling on Citizenship and Immigration Services to delay upcoming employee furloughs at the end of the month.

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