If a deal can't be reached, then Republican members would be OK with a series of two-week extensions for the rest of fiscal 2011, majority leader says.
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Interior official dismisses the notion that the move was politically motivated in light of two hearings this week on the department's budget.
Agency spent $234,000 for three-months’ communications help handling alleged contamination at facility.
House Democrats appear to be on board with the $4 billion in proposed cuts in the GOP’s stopgap continuing resolution.
Gates says any protest of the lucrative contract award is unlikely to be successful.
Measures would exempt companies and individuals working with the IRS on payment plans.
Shutdown appears less likely as Congress works on short-term plan.
Company is weighing information after losing bid contest.
Agency officials must be more diligent about entering comprehensive reports, witnesses tell Commission on Wartime Contracting.
Two-week extension might do little to soften positions over a broader funding measure for the rest of the fiscal year.