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Panel Backs Bill Establishing that Yes, VA Can Claw Back Bonuses

Measure would give VA secretary the authority to rescind employee bonuses, after an appeal process.

Military Compensation Reform Reminds Lawmaker of Calculus – And That’s Not a Good Thing

Explaining proposals to overhaul military pay and benefits to lawmakers is just as hard as selling them, panel finds.

Obama on His Authorization of Force Proposal: 'ISIL Is Going to Lose'

The president delivered a statement Wednesday afternoon after sending a draft resolution to Congress.

How Reforming Benefits Could Undermine the Pentagon’s Future

The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission's recommendations are appealing to reformers. But here's how they could actually end up doing irreversible harm to the all-volunteer force.

Speaker John Boehner doesn't think President Obama's request for authority to combat ISIS goes far enough.

Here's Why the House May Never Pass Obama's Request to Use Force Against ISIL

Republicans don't trust President Obama, and both the White House and the GOP may prefer the status quo.

White House: Authorization of Force Language is 'Intentionally' Fuzzy

White House Press Secretary John Earnest said Wednesday that the request provides "flexibility" in responding to "contingencies" on the ground.

Veterans Health Care and IT Acquisition Added to GAO's High-Risk List

Defense contracting and FDA oversight of medical products come closer to getting off the list.

Lawmakers Not Briefed About Creation of Obama's $35 Million Cyber Agency

"I believe [the news] is how everyone else found it . … We know about as much as you do," says congressional Republican close to the intelligence community.

An F-15E Strike Eagle waits to launch in air strikes against ISIL targets in Syria last fall.

Here's the White House Request for the Use of Force Against the Islamic State

The Obama administration has just sent the draft resolution to Congress Wednesday morning. Now it's Congress' turn.

House Votes to Bolster Airport Security, Reduce Pay for Many TSA Agents

It's unclear whether the measures – now headed to the Senate -- would save money.