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House moves to keep government open ahead of funding deadline

House moves to keep government open ahead of funding deadline

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, discusses what the next few weeks will hold for budget negotiations, and...
Pentagon’s formal Space Force proposal due to OMB Dec. 1

Pentagon’s formal Space Force proposal due to OMB Dec. 1

Jacqueline Klimas, national security reporter at Politico, discusses what a Democratic House means for the Space Force proposal, and what’s...
House takes up spending bills this week on Capitol Hill

House takes up spending bills this week on Capitol Hill

Sarah Ferris, Budget and Appropriations Reporter at Politico and Congressional Expert David Hawkings discuss the efforts to get a budget...
The Race to Pass Spending Packages

The Race to Pass Spending Packages

Congressional expert, David Hawkings and Politico Budget and Appropriations Reporter, Sarah Ferris dive into conference committee negotiations and both branches...
The Pentagon Beat – September 5, 2018

The Pentagon Beat – September 5, 2018

Politico Defense Reporter, Jacqueline Klimas and USNI News Deputy Editor, Megan Eckstein cover the top defense stories of the week....
Appropriations activity underway on Capitol Hill

Appropriations activity underway on Capitol Hill

Congressional expert David Hawkings and Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, discuss the upcoming deadline to pass the...
Appropriations activity underway on Capitol Hill

Appropriations activity underway on Capitol Hill

Sarah Ferris, Budget and Appropriations Reporter at Politico and David Hawkings, senior editor of CQ Roll Call, discuss the funding...
Appropriations activity on Capitol Hill

Appropriations activity on Capitol Hill

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico and David Hawkings, senior editor of CQ Roll Call, discuss the advancement...
Senate Committee advances all 12 FY19 appropriations bills

Senate Committee advances all 12 FY19 appropriations bills

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico and David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call, discuss the state...
The Pentagon Beat – June 27, 2018

The Pentagon Beat – June 27, 2018

Politico Defense Reporter Jacqueline Klimas and Military.com reporter Oriana Pawlyk discuss top stories from the Department of Defense. Topics on...
Lawmakers focus on spending ahead of September deadline

Lawmakers focus on spending ahead of September deadline

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico and Nancy Ognanovich, congressional reporter at Bloomberg Government, discuss the grouped spending...
What’s happening this week on Capitol Hill

What’s happening this week on Capitol Hill

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, and Bloomberg Government Reporter Roxana Tiron detail the latest congressional priorities, such...
The Pentagon Beat – May 30, 2018

The Pentagon Beat – May 30, 2018

Jacqueline Klimas, defense reporter at Politico, and Leo Shane III, Capitol Hill bureau chief at the Military Times, discuss the...
White House $15B cutback proposal causes agency spending hold

White House $15B cutback proposal causes agency spending hold

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, and David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call discuss the continuing...
White House requests $15B spending cut from federal budget

White House requests $15B spending cut from federal budget

Politico Budget and Appropriations Reporter Sarah Ferris, and David Hawkings, senior editor of CQ Roll Call, discuss the White House...
Trump, GOP considering plan to rescind budget spending

Trump, GOP considering plan to rescind budget spending

Sarah Ferris, Budget and Appropriations Reporter at Politico and David Hawkings, Senior Editor of CQ Roll Call, discuss a possible...
State Department spent $12M on consultants for agency reorg

State Department spent $12M on consultants for agency reorg

Nahal Toosi, foreign affairs correspondent at Politico, discusses the State Department’s tumultuous reorganization strategy, and how not sharing details with...
The Pentagon Beat – March 28, 2018

The Pentagon Beat – March 28, 2018

Oriana Pawlyk, reporter for Military.com and Jacqueline Klimas, defense reporter at Politico, discuss the latest news from the Department of...
Appropriations activity on Capitol Hill this week

Appropriations activity on Capitol Hill this week

Time is running out for 2018 budget appropriations, and federal agencies are starting to feel the pressure. While the offices...
The Pentagon Beat- February 28, 2018

The Pentagon Beat- February 28, 2018

Jacqueline Klimas, defense reporter at Politico, and Marcus Weisgerber, global business editor at Defense One, join the Pentagon Beat round-table...
Appropriations to-do list for Congress

Appropriations to-do list for Congress

Now that the government has been funded for another year, Congress has moved on to appropriations. What has to be...
Tax reform & budget dominate Congressional calendar

Tax reform & budget dominate Congressional calendar

David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call and Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, discuss top budget...
Coming up this week on Capitol Hill

Coming up this week on Capitol Hill

Leo Shane III, Capitol Hill bureau chief for Military Times and Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, discuss...
Packed schedule this week on Capitol Hill

Packed schedule this week on Capitol Hill

Sarah Ferris, budget and appropriations reporter at Politico, and David Hawkings, senior editor at CQ Roll Call, discuss the legislative...
The Pentagon Beat

The Pentagon Beat

Politico defense reporter Jacqueline Klimas and Military.com air warfare reporter Oriana Pawlyk join Francis for this edition of the Pentagon...
The Federal Beat

The Federal Beat

Bryan Bender, defense editor and national security correspondent at Politico, and Nikki Wentling, veterans reporter at Stars & Stripes, discuss...
Congress returns to a lot of work

Congress returns to a lot of work

CQ Roll Call senior editor David Hawkings and Politico budget & appropriations reporter Sarah Ferris discuss the daunting Congressional to-do...
White House officials talk cybersecurity with world leaders

White House officials talk cybersecurity with world leaders

Tim Starks, cybersecurity reporter at Politico, discusses international meetings this week being attended by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and...
The Pentagon Beat

The Pentagon Beat

In this week’s Pentagon  Beat roundtable Jacqueline Klimas, defense reporter for Politico and Oriana Pawlyk, reporter for Military.com, discuss Senator...
Government Matters (Full Show) – May 1, 2017

Government Matters (Full Show) – May 1, 2017

Sarah Ferris, budget & appropriations reporter at Politico and John T. Bennett White House correspondent for CQ Roll Call, discuss...
Congress reaches deal to fund government through September

Congress reaches deal to fund government through September

Sarah Ferris, budget & appropriations reporter at Politico and John T. Bennett White House correspondent for CQ Roll Call, discuss...
Congressional budget battle weighs on defense community

Congressional budget battle weighs on defense community

Jacqueline Klimas, defense reporter at Politico, discusses the defense community’s reaction to congressional budget battles.
Military chiefs make case for budget on Capitol Hill

Military chiefs make case for budget on Capitol Hill

Military.com reporter Oriana Pawlyk, and Jacqueline Klimas, defense reporter at Politico, discussed testimony from top military officials at the House Armed...
The Federal Beat

The Federal Beat

Government Executive’s Frank Konkel, FCW’s Aisha Chowdhry, and Politico’s Tim Starks joined Francis for this week’s Federal Beat. Among other...
Government Matters (Full Show) – July 17, 2016

Government Matters (Full Show) – July 17, 2016

  On Sunday’s edition of Government Matters: Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA) discussed the U.S. Digital Service Act — a piece...