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With sinking poll ratings, President Bush has taken the rare step of mixing politics with an issue of personal significance.
Decision focused on short-term savings from halting the program and failed to consider the long-term benefits of competition, GAO says.
Bill is a companion to a House measure approved by the Financial Services Committee in March and awaiting floor action.
GAO sees improvement and members of Congress are working to get funding restored.
Agency will require detailed annual reports on accomplishments and progress in managing employees.
Weekend search of Louisiana congressman’s office continues to raise constitutional concerns.
Number of positions involved has shrunk from 1,350 to 1,100 as employees await result.
Officials say local authorities will bear more responsibility during responses to this year's storms.
Nomination of Rob Portman now advances to the full Senate for a vote.