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Industry to Pentagon: Fix relationship between oversight agencies

Reforming roles of Defense audit and contract management agencies is one of many recommendations.

Master of disaster reflects on Deepwater Horizon's enduring lessons

Retired Adm. Thad Allen, who also led the government response to Hurricane Katrina, talks about how the oil spill could affect public policy.

Obama pledges to protect Social Security

During appearance in Ohio, president also acknowledges that the economy has not recovered as he would like.

Removing all private security firms from Afghanistan could be difficult

Obama administration officials argue that four-month deadline might be overly aggressive.

Collapse In Confidence

The deep alienation Americans feel toward their public and private leadership isn't likely to go away when the economy improves.

USAJobs aims to boost minority recruiting

Voluntary form will provide agencies with information to effectively target certain groups, observers say.

Defense official wants fewer sole-source contracts

Missile Defense Agency chief says he will increase competition for MDA's most expensive systems.

GAO: Measuring success at military Superfund sites is super confusing

Watchdog says bureaucratic agency turf battles are hampering environmental cleanup efforts on bases.

Report finds gaps in Gulf Coast small biz contracting

GAO says locally based small firms received less than 14 percent of contracts to recover from hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Secretary Ken Salazar pledged a ‘fresh look’ at review process.

Interior tightens drilling oversight

New policy restricts exemptions from environmental reviews for offshore oil and gas activities.

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