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While not directly addressing pay reforms, decision complicates rollout of National Security Personnel System.
Democrats would be wise to maintain a strong presence even in states that are heavily Republican.
Measure would require Pentagon to seek congressional consent before adjusting healthcare fees.
Broadest proposal would replace committee that approved controversial ports deal with body led by DHS.
But winning proposal involved downsizing from 80 to 66 positions in grants management support services.
Bush administration says OMB's Karen Evans already has the necessary power to administer agencies' move to Internet Protocol version 6.
Linda Springer says OPM is devising policy changes to ease transition to part-time.
Legislation would provide about $800 million annually for maritime security and set new requirements for DHS.