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Administration touts continued progress on financial audits

Twenty of 24 major agencies passed their evaluations, including the Treasury Department, which had to submit its statements just as the economic rescue began.

November 19, 2008 Leave a comment

Daschle tapped as HHS secretary

Former Senate majority leader was a close adviser to Obama throughout the campaign.

November 19, 2008 Leave a comment

Senators aim to confirm bailout watchdog by end of week

Banking Committee chairman said he hopes to approve special inspector general by unanimous consent.

November 19, 2008 Leave a comment

Waxman edges Dingell in Democratic steering panel vote

The final vote by the full Democratic Caucus is scheduled for Thursday morning.

November 19, 2008 Leave a comment

States get more sway in environmental rulemaking

Agency lowers bar for consultation, requiring state and local input on any federal regulation estimated to cost $25 million or more.

November 19, 2008 Leave a comment

Learn Or Languish

The GOP's focus on social, cultural, and religious issues cost its candidates dearly among upscale voters.

November 18, 2008 Leave a comment

Lieberman keeps government reform panel chairmanship

Connecticut senator must give up leadership of Environment and Public Works subcommittee.

November 18, 2008 Leave a comment

Panel Democrats will probe charges from FDA scientists

Employees claim they were intimidated into changing scientific reviews and recommendations to obscure unscientific data and legal violations.

November 18, 2008 Leave a comment

Navy secretary urges new 'quality culture' in shipbuilding

Goals include reducing a high level of turnover at production facilities and improving training, supervision and inspections.

November 18, 2008 Leave a comment

House Democrats may prepare omnibus bill for January

Goal is to have the nine remaining fiscal 2009 bills ready for Obama to sign shortly after he is inaugurated.

November 18, 2008 Leave a comment