They fear momentum will be lost if the House and Senate fail to act before the elections.
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Senators back resolution giving panel additional responsibility for homeland security.
Agency administrator says parts of report are “inaccurate and misleading” and insists changes are being made.
The 2005 Defense Authorization bill requires the Pentagon to standardize policies, review the military justice system and expand the task force examining the service academies.
In letters to court, high-ranking federal officials praised Darleen Druyun for innovative management under deals she now admits favored Boeing.
Powerful committee chairman defeat attempts to transfer some of their oversight and appropriations duties to retooled panel.
Accuses leakers of "undermining what this country is supposed to be about."
Debate on a variety of unrelated issues, from hurricane relief to highway spending, holds up passage of appropriations measure.