Defense secretary tells Congress it would not save enough money to make it worthwhile.
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Debate over the government's handling of the Christmas bombing plot has not been helpful to law enforcement efforts, says Dennis Blair.
Because of a trio of mistakes by Obama, Democrats' hold on Congress is increasingly precarious.
Department's QDR proposes little change in the existing units and capabilities of the four armed services.
Defense chief has expressed frustration over projected cost increases and schedule delays.
The Education, Energy and Transportation departments are among those slated for small increases in fiscal 2011, despite the discretionary spending freeze.
A list of federal programs and initiatives that would lose some or all of their funding in fiscal 2011 and beyond under Obama's budget plan.
Department would cut unnecessary programs, kill NSPS and grow the acquisition workforce.
Group will study a range of issues, including any changes to benefits, base housing and personnel policies that would be made necessary by repealing the law.
Proposal would spend $158 million to increase the size of the procurement workforce by 5 percent.