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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speak following a press conference Dec. 20 on Capitol Hill after Republicans and Democrats finally came to an agreement on the coronavirus relief bill. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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The Federal Election Commission, which regulates campaign finance law, has not been able to meet since July and is now facing a backlog of work. Caroline Amenabar/NPR; 401(K) 2012/Flickr hide caption

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The Federal Election Commission Can Finally Meet Again. And It Has A Big Backlog

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President-elect Joe Biden, pictured last week, issued a statement saying his transition team has been briefed on a major cyberattack on U.S. government networks. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Pete Buttigieg, a former mayor of South Bend, Ind., delivers remarks Wednesday in Wilmington, Del., after he was introduced as President-elect Joe Biden's pick to be secretary of transportation. Kevin Lamarque/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Pete Buttigieg, seen in 2019, will be nominated as Joe Biden's transportation secretary, the transition team announced. Buttigieg is a former mayor of South Bend, Ind., and Democratic presidential candidate. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Morale Down, Federal Workforce Gets Ready For A New Boss

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Former cybersecurity chief Christopher Krebs says he was defamed by the Trump campaign and attorney Joseph diGenova. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Imag hide caption

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Trump Weakens Protections For Class Of Federal Workers

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President-elect Joe Biden speaks Monday in Wilmington, Del., during a virtual meeting with the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump, here in the White House Rose Garden on Nov. 13, met with Republican lawmakers from Michigan on Friday as the state prepares to certify its election results. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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