Deal for 179 wide-body planes has been valued as high as $40 billion, making it a significant prize for rivals Boeing and EADS North America.
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Democrats argue it would help ensure taxpayer dollars are being spent wisely, while Republicans counter that it would be redundant.
Review shows private workers in thousands of jobs designated for federal employees.
Third reorganization in response to BP oil spill aimed at fixing a bureau long torn by resource development, environmental safety and revenue collecting.
GOP leaders’ reaction to the Tucson rampage could make it harder for Democrats to portray Republicans as radicals.
The president and other Democrats have been on a ‘job-destroying spending spree’ and must start cutting up their credit cards, Boehner says.
Proposed measure would give Budget Committee chair unprecedented power to set spending levels.
Contractors polled by Grant Thornton blame Defense Contract Audit Agency for failing to promptly resolve procurement disputes.
Probe prompted by agency's revision of a report issued in the summer outlining alleged fraudulent recruiting practices at for-profit career colleges.
Executive order aims to fix or repeal rules seen as outdated or inefficient that could be restricting job growth.