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Old battlers against congressional earmarks, including John McCain, vow to renew their efforts.
At first glance, the GOP appears to be at a disadvantage for the third straight election cycle in the 2010 Senate races.
From the December issue of Government Executive : Officials are taking unprecedented steps to ensure a smooth transfer of power.
President-elect says he will promote "free and open inquiry" and listen to his advisers, even when they are presenting "inconvenient" findings.
The president-elect is versed in the rules of the chamber and has developed relationships there.
Move will give incoming Obama administration agency heads a say in who advances to the Senior Executive Service.
Deputy Secretary Gordon England has outlined the responsibilities of the position, which will go to an Obama appointee.
Officials are optimistic the government will hit a target of reducing processing times for most initial requests to 60 days by the end of 2009.
Former top procurement official faced charges for lying about his relationship with lobbyist Jack Abramoff.