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Chuck Schumer, Maria Cantwell

One Senator thinks a Roe v. Wade overturn could affect the federal workforce

Could an overturn of Roe vs. Wade affect the federal workforce? WTOP Capitol Hill reporter Mitchell Miller explained on the Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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Lloyd Austin, Antony Blinken, Volodymyr Zelenskyy

On Capitol Hill, a deepening commitment to keep arms flowing to Ukraine

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FILE - The U.S. Capitol building is seen before sunrise on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March. 21, 2022. With an urgent funding request stuck in Congress, the Health Resources and Services Administration says it can no longer cover medical bills for COVID tests and treatments for uninsured people and will stop taking claims at midnight Tuesday. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe, File)

The worsening Ukraine situation causes Congress to reexamine the defense budget

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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

That omnibus bill maybe should be called the omni-train, gravy train

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Alex Padilla, Chuck Schumer, Raphael Warnock, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar

Justice Breyer might have just caused the continuing resolution to stretch out

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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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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)In this Oct. 6, 2021, photo, the light in the cupola of the Capitol Dome is illuminated, indicating that work continues in Congress, in Washington. The dangerous standoff in Congress over raising the debt limit as well as its ultimate resolution both were engineered by Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader determined to stop President Joe Biden’s agenda even if it pushes the country toward grave economic uncertainty. McConnell is no longer the majority leader of the Senate, but he is exerting the power of the minority in new and uncharted ways.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress continues the stalemate plays in the red zone

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Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Janet Yellen

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

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Joe Manchin

The federal employee vaccination mandate has launched fresh arguments in Congress

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President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden watch as a carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui, 20, of Norco, Calif., during a casualty return Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Nikoui died in an attack at Afghanistan's Kabul airport, along with 12 other U.S. service members. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Afghanistan situation has turned up the burner on an already boiling Congress

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AP Photo/Matt RourkeFILE - In this May 21, 2021 file photo, a person holds a mask while walking outside in Philadelphia.  New evidence showing the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox has prompted U.S. health officials to consider changing advice on how the nation fights the coronavirus. Recommending masks for everyone and requiring vaccines for doctors and other health care providers are among measures the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering, Friday, July 30. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

As mask mandates return, Congress has something to say

WTOP Capitol Hill correspondent Mitchell Miller explained further on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

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From left, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.,Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Ron Wyden, D-O.R., announce a draft bill that would decriminalize marijuana on a federal level, Wednesday, July 14, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

COVID safety protocols, infrastructure and insurrection on Congress’ agenda this week

A Senate measure would bolster safety for when feds returned to the office. This and more updates from WTOP Capitol Hill correspondent Mitchell Miller.

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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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