Sen. Tom Coburn suggests leaving positions unfilled -- and names them a few.
The March 1 sequester will almost certainly take place -- and negotiations to avoid a full-blown shutdown just a few weeks later are not looking particularly promising.
As implementation of the president's cybersecurity executive order takes shape, critics say Congress must pass legislation if there is to be a significant improvement.
As the window narrows for government leaders to undo sequestration's automatic spending cuts, leaders are ramping up opposition to the measure and warning of the grave impact that the cuts would bring. But other groups are taking a different tack, suggesting that at least some of the cuts could be beneficial for the nation.
Companies that are too big to qualify for small-business advantages, yet too small to compete seriously against major corporations, may get some help from Congress.
Legislation is the second recent attempt to overturn an executive order calling for across-the-board raise.
The new congress brings a new roster of overseers, aided by some familiar names.
While two items fell off the list in its latest iteration, dozens of areas have been listed for a decade or more.
A possible gap in satellite weather coverage has warranted the topic's inclusion on GAO's high-risk list.
A controversial bill that died in the Senate last year has been reintroduced, with bipartisan sponsors defending the legislation's privacy protections.
DOD's Ashton Carter warns that a new national defense strategy might be needed if sequestration takes effect.
State of the Union address also touches on impending budget cuts.