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.
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.
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.
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.
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.