But the Defense Department will get only limited flexibility in spending the funds.
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Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Don Young, R-Alaska, says Homeland Security Committee should focus on oversight, not legislation.
President Bush accepted his resignation Wednesday night; said he has done a "superb job."
Gary Hart and Warren Rudman say the next attack is coming and we're far from prepared for it.
New stop-loss policy is aimed at maintaining unit cohesion, Pentagon says.
Health and Human Services plan to redirect state biological terrorism money sparks controversy.
Wednesday's sweeping stop-loss order could jeopardize future recruitment and retention efforts, especially in reserve units.
Extra security steps tangle procedures and cost millions.