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House GOP names new committee heads (full list)

The House GOP conference picked chairmen for House committees. The new Republican House majority will be sworn in next month.

Tags: House , Republican

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 03:50pm EST

The surprise inside the House CR

The "FY 2011 Year Long Funding Act" contains language that will linger on long after the year is over. The Hill's Ian Swanson explains.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , budget , FY 2011 budget , CR , Ian Swanson , The Hill , pay freeze , pay debate , appropriations , omnibus , catch all spending bill , Suzanne Kubota

Wednesday - 12/08/2010, 10:31am EST
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Davis: House pay freeze pushback won't stop bloodletting

Former Virginia Congressman Tom Davis tells WFED's Jason Miller about the impact of the new Congress on federal employees.

Tags: Tom Davis , pay and benefits , pay freeze , House , Jason Miller , Dorobek Insider

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 03:13pm EST
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Senate passes Arlington cemetery management bill

A bill passed by the U.S. Senate requires the Army to report whether graves at Arlington National Cemetery are correctly marked and come up with a plan to fix any errors that are found.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , Arlington Cemetery , management

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 08:40am EST

Stopgap bill keeps agencies funded for now

Politico's Rich Cohen gives details about the stopgap spending bill passed by Congress.

Tags: Rich Cohen , Politico , budget , Dorobek Insider

Friday - 12/03/2010, 05:59pm EST
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DoD worries Congress won't repeal DADT

The Washington Post reports that the Pentagon is worried that Congress won't repeal the ban on gays openly serving in the military.

Tags: DADT , DoD Update , Washington Post , Dorobek Insider

Friday - 12/03/2010, 04:32pm EST

Congress resets the Countdown to Shutdown

The Senate has sent a stopgap spending bill to President Barack Obama that's needed to prevent a government shutdown. Negotiators in the lame-duck Congress now have two more weeks to try to pass a bill funding the government through September 30. Chuck Marr, with the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, explains what's next.

Tags: Federal Drive , continuing resolution , FY 2011 budget , Chuck Marr , Center for Budget and Policy Priorities , Suzanne Kubota

Friday - 12/03/2010, 10:07am EST
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Primary focus put on alternative F-35 engine

Is it the little-engine-that-could, or a zombie that can't be killed? The controversial alternative engine for the F-35 fighter jet is back in the news.

Tags: Federal Drive , contracting , F-35 , Joint Strike Fighter project , OMB , alternative engine

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 10:40am EST

POPVOX curates comments to Congress

POPVOX is a new online tool that sorts through all the feedback that goes to Congress.

Tags: Marci Harris , POPVOX , technology , social media , Gov 2.0 , Dorobek Insider

Wednesday - 12/01/2010, 04:20pm EST
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