Sen. John Warner, R-Va., contacted former Pentagon acquisition chief Edward (Pete) Aldridge and urged him to talk to the IG.
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Rep. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, said new plan "doesn't reflect reality."
Watchdog agency determines NASA, Navy and the Drug Enforcement Administration awarded contracts improperly.
Watchdog agency says 33,000 civilian contractors failed to pay; some committed felonies by not forwarding payroll taxes.
Probe of failed border surveillance contract could lead to administrative or criminal charges.
The Bush administration says it just wants to streamline Rehabilitation Services Administration, but the blind say the effort is designed to diminish a program built specifically to help them.
Leaders on Senate Armed Services Committee say administration withheld too much information from e-mails and other documents.
Air Force could have benefited from letting worries about tanker deal surface, chief says.
Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va., says agencies should put more emphasis on the bottom line than on societal goals.
Effort to improve discussions of potential safety problems at the agency will continue.