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The Air Force will hold its largest public-private competition ever next month at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.
Three senators have asked the Bush administration to stop agencies from suspending a controversial rule that sets ethics standards for government contractors.
Agencies have reported that nearly half of civilian jobs in the federal government could be contracted out to private firms.
Under new guidance, agencies can put a controversial contractor 'blacklisting' rule on hold for six months.