What to Know in Washington: Biden Puts Banking Onus on Congress

The White House has a message for those watching for a sweeping US response to the global banking crisis: It’s now in the hands of Congress.

What to Know in Washington: GOP Looks to Pivot From Rocky Start

House Republicans are facing the reality that advancing their legislative agenda with a slim and fractious majority is presenting more challenges than expected as they huddle at their annual policy retreat in Orlando this week.

US Law Favoring Vendors With Disabled Staff Tested by E-Commerce

When a doctor first told Barry Jones he had glaucoma, he knew his decades of driving 18-wheelers would soon be behind him. He also got scared.

Cash Bail a Stealth Issue in Wisconsin: Ballots & Boundaries

Three initiatives are on Wisconsin’s statewide ballot next week, and their potential impact on voter turnout is anyone’s guess.

What to Know in Washington: Harris Nears VP Tie-Breaking Record

Vice President Kamala Harris is on the verge of casting more tie-breaking votes in the Senate than any of her predecessors, underscoring the chamber’s increasing partisan rancor in an era of narrowly divided government and presenting her a unique set of challenges in traveling outside of Washington D.C.

Divisive Court Election Poised to Reshape Swing State Wisconsin

Candidates to fill a pivotal seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court are saying what’s usually the quiet part out loud.

What to Know in Washington: Schumer Wants Bill Targeting Banks

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is pushing for bipartisan legislation to address the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank, rather than endorsing a Democratic plan that would roll back a 2018 banking deregulation law.

What Do Government Buyers Really Want in Marketing? Joyce Bosc

When business-to-business (B2B) companies step into the federal market, they usually know their products and services will need to stand up to rigorous defense and civilian government requirements. They also accept the risks and rewards of a long, complex procurement process in a highly competitive market.

US Lacks ‘Operational Control’ of Border, Chief Tells GOP (1)

The Department of Homeland Security lacks operational control of the border, a top official told lawmakers, a significant admission as Republicans accuse the Biden administration of failing to secure the US-Mexico border.

Capitol Hill Players to Watch During Silicon Valley Bank Fallout

Congress is grappling with the fallout from the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank, with a handful of lawmakers poised to influence the debate on Washington’s response.
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