High-tech sensors could have accurately estimated the amount of oil escaping, but BP executives turned down the technology saying the deep-water well would be capped quickly.
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Agency also must address funding of pensions and retiree health benefits to cut costs, panelists say.
A recent poll of likely voters in battleground districts shows disturbing results for Democrats.
Peter Orszag plans to leave the Obama administration this summer, becoming the first Cabinet member to depart.
Arizona Republican Jon Kyl says Obama will only secure the Southwest border if it's part of a comprehensive immigration bill.
Chamber confirms 64 executive nominees by unanimous consent after reaching a deal over National Labor Relations Board appointees.
CFOs are on the hook for $100 billion in erroneous payments in 2009 and a host of other problems.
White House to unveil revised ID management plan Friday Strategy will build on past efforts, including the Bush administration’s attempt to establish universal credentials for accessing federal buildings and computers.
The Pentagon is looking for $100 billion in savings over five years, but it might not be as easy to find fat as it appears, analysts say.
Provisions would prohibit quotas and require agencies to give “special consideration” to bringing several categories of contract work back in house.