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The Debt Limit: Outlook, Concerns, and Strategies

Discover how to win contracts in the rapidly growing AI market with insights on spending by government agencies, major vendors, and key solicitations.

Zach Cohen

Zach C. Cohen is a congressional reporter at Bloomberg Government. He previously wrote for National Journal, where he covered both of former President Trump’s impeachment trials, the confirmation of Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett, the crafting of multi-trillion-dollar coronavirus relief packages, Senate races, and governors’ races.





2021 Fall Hill Watch

Register for 2021 Fall Hill Watch to stay ahead of the latest policy developments and legislative priorities that will impact Congress in the coming months.




2021 Spring Hill Watch

Find out what’s happening on Capitol Hill with updates across policy areas and legislative priorities from Congressional leaders and policymakers.


Presidential Transition Part II: Biden’s First 100 Days

Join this live virtual discussion for a policy-focused examination of how President-elect Biden’s first 100 days are likely to unfold amid an economic and public health crisis.

U.S. Military Fighter Jets Miss Readiness Goals, Watchdog Finds

Lockheed Martin Corp.‘s F-22 Raptor and Boeing Co.'s Super Hornet fighter aircraft — the Pentagon’s top combat jets — failed to meet their mission targets from fiscal year 2011 through 2019, even as the Pentagon spent billions of dollars on weapons upkeep, according to the leading government watchdog.

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez Fracking Ban Roils Swing-State Races (1)

House Democrats from districts reliant on oil and gas production are distancing themselves from a new bill to ban fracking even though the measure is unlikely to gain any traction in Congress.

What to Know in Washington: Impeachment Shifts to Senate

The Senate will convene a formal impeachment trial of President Donald Trump early next year in a bitter and divisive climate where there’s only one thing both parties agree on: keeping the proceedings relatively brief.

Defense Bill Stocked With Goodies to Help Vulnerable Democrats

Vulnerable House Democratic freshmen looking to dispel accusations of a do-nothing Congress are pointing to projects benefiting their districts sprinkled throughout a massive defense policy measure headed to the president’s desk.
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