Labor officials and Republican lawmakers debate whether that time is well spent.
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Tight on space and adequate conference rooms, 2,100-employee agency mulls leaving Arlington for Alexandria.
Watch for Michele Bachmann or Rick Perry to try to fill a void in the GOP presidential race.
John Bryson would inherit a department expected to be at the center of efforts to overhaul government.
It's a rare move for a member of the president's security detail.
Contractors welcome House-passed Defense bill that would lift Obama’s two-year-old moratorium on Pentagon outsourcing.
Shuttle program will end after Atlantis mission in July.
The full Senate now will vote on the legislation.
The measures would restrict Obama's ability to reduce nuclear weapons.
Top career managers rate the president’s political leaders as less effective than those in the Bush or Clinton administrations.