Even a short-term spending measure to keep the government running while the House and Senate negotiate a deal may have to include cuts.
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Whistleblower complaint alleges company made illegal payments to a Turkish subcontractor on LOGCAP III contract in Iraq.
As Republicans seek major cuts in Commodity Futures Trading Commission, plan to dun users to pay for regulation pleases consumer groups but not industry.
Proposal is expected to be rejected by House and Senate Republicans, leaving in place the threat of a government shutdown after March 4.
In addition to slashing $3 billion from the agency's fiscal 2011 budget, GOP measure contains language that would make it hard to implement environmental regulations.
Move sets up a Senate showdown over 2011 funding -- and possible government shutdown.
Top civil servants will have to do more with less now, but officials promise career development.
National Journal interviews Jeffrey Zients, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget.
One area of disagreement is whether more money is needed to ensure offshore drilling permits are issued in a timely manner.
Lindsey Graham says cuts to intercontinental ballistic missile study could be a harbinger of administration's strategy.