Democrats seek to thwart regulatory changes affecting fuel economy standards, endangered species and energy production.
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Former procurement chief faces three old charges and two new ones related to his dealings with Jack Abramoff.
But agency plans to issue awards for the ITservices pact to small businesses by the end of the year.
As Army chief of staff, Eric Shinseki clashed with the Bush administration on its Iraq war strategy.
The latest filing comes on the heels of a recommendation that lawmakers consider imposing restrictions on how personal data can be used in conjunction with counterterrorism programs.
Group calls on government to gather more data on salaries, benefits of contract employees.
System that supports disabled employees governmentwide is among the projects honored.
Industry officials are concerned that the possibility of prosecution in Iraqi courts will scare off workers.
New commission would oversee offerings of such items as home mortgages, credit cards and car loans.
Strategy and risk assessments should drive procurement and not the other way around, Defense secretary asserts.