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Clinton Says She Has ‘Doubts’ About Drilling in Arctic Waters

Her latest statement on drilling shows a split from Obama over offshore exploration.

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UPDATED: Leidos Wins Massive Pentagon Health Care Records Contract

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The Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization contract’s base value is $4.3 billion over 10 years, with an expected 18-year lifecycle value of $9 billion.

White House Preps New Cyber Policy Dealing with Federal Contractors

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The proposal, which could be published as early as today, follows hacks at two background checkers that compromised the security of personnel who handle U.S. secrets.

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OPM Takes Steps Toward Finding a Contractor to Notify Hack Victims

An information request put out to interested companies indicated a mid-August contract award is the "best case."

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Lockheed Martin Could Spin Off Its $6 Billion Government IT Business

"It has become increasingly difficult for us to compete effectively," a spokesperson said.

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Pentagon’s $11 Billion Health Records Deal to be Awarded by Month's End

The 10-year contract is one of the largest in recent memory for DOD.

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Why are Government Contractors Cutting Their Cybersecurity Budgets?

The majority of large firms also decreased their overall IT spending, the survey showed.

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Yes, There Will Be a Federal Spending Spree This Fall

Expect another end-of-fiscal-year surge, especially in IT contracting.

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The Startup Shakeup: Can Small, Innovative Companies Break Into DC Contracting Scene?

Tech firms are adopting a new language to win a shot at innovation contracts.

Small Business Advocate’s List Shows Many Large Firms Getting Set Asides

Verizon, Wellpoint, Boeing alleged to win contracts intended for small companies.

An F-35A Lightning II arrives at Nellis Air Force Base in 2013.

Defense Reconsidering Total F-35 Buy, Dunford Says

Gen. Joseph Dunford, the nominee for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said he’s willing to rethink the acquisition plan for the most expensive weapons program ever.

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OPM Doesn't Know Who It Will Hire to Protect the 21.5 Million Individuals Affected by Hack

The agency said it would notify 21.5 million people and offer at least three years of free identity-protection services, but has not found a contractor that will do so on its behalf.

VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson speaks at a press conference near construction of the VA hospital in Aurora, Colo.

Veterans Affairs Deputy Teams with Boss on Corporate-Style Reforms

Gibson promises “sea change” in managing for customer needs.

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