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Questions persist about security lapses

Leaders of Senate oversight committee will hold a hearing to examine why the intelligence community was unable to detect attempted Christmas Day attack.

Republican Darrell Issa (left) and Democrat Edolphus Towns differ in style.

Vows of bipartisanship give way to rancor on House oversight panel

Republicans question chairman’s commitment to the job, but Democrat fights back.

Lawmaker asks GAO to investigate gaps in terrorist watch lists

Suspect in the attempted Christmas Day terror attack was flagged in one database, but his name never appeared on the watch or no-fly list.

Senator blocks Treasury nominees

Arizona Republican has placed holds on nominees with jurisdiction over tax policy and international finance because of a delay in new Internet gambling prohibitions.

Agency defends 'clunkers' contracts

Transportation spokeswoman says there was no time to competitively bid contracts to administer the program.

House will return for short work week

Chamber will be in session Tuesday and Wednesday next week, then will break until Jan. 19.

Senator seeks review of 'cash for clunkers' effort

Grassley says program's fast turnaround created an “environment ripe for waste, fraud and abuse.”

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Government management is a fit for businessman, observers say

As federal performance chief, entrepreneur Jeffrey Zients takes on his toughest project yet -- improving government.

Patent and Trademark Office seeks OK to spend higher fee income

Agency will be forced to operate on a "bare-bones budget" that would not allow adequate hiring, unless it receives more funds, chief says.

Army to spend heavily on new aircraft

Additional medical evacuation helicopters to support the troop buildup in Afghanistan are among the aircraft needed.