Official tells lawmakers he simply suggested alterations, not final edits.
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White House continues to back Alberto Gonzales.
Recent cases could help educate federal employees on activities prohibited under the Hatch Act.
Bill would boost protections for employees in security and science agencies from retaliation for disclosing mismanagement.
Measure calls for a comprehensive response plan and charges the SBA administrator with conducting annual simulations.
Critics say the move is long overdue and doesn't go far enough.
Developing a proposal to compete against contractors is time-consuming and difficult, but also rewarding, team leaders say.
Members express concern that new rules governing earmarks have led to confusion.
Agency will be more involved in managing the program, and will solicit new bids for design and development work.
Administration stops short of a veto threat, but says the measure would impose administrative and financial burdens on agencies.