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Measure includes 3.5 percent pay increase for white-collar federal employees, enhanced benefits.
Funding partially withheld until agency reports on independent reviews of Sentinel program.
Overall force levels in Iraq returning to pre-surge levels, but Guard units are mobilizing in large numbers.
Presidential earmarks number 1,648 for a total of $16.38 billion, while Congressional earmarks total $15.33 billion.
The clincher was approval of $70 billion to continue the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Organizations urged to show respect and provide opportunities for growth and training.
Questions raised about a $2.17 million small business contract for West Coast naval bases.
Contract for 179 planes to replace the Air Force's aging KC-135 tanker fleet is worth $40 billion.