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GAO: Military gear for sale on Web poses security risk

Agents found parts for body armor, F-14 components and other military items for sale on eBay and other Web commerce sites.

April 10, 2008 Leave a comment

Senate chairman probes contractor’s erroneous classification as disadvantaged business

Small Business Committee Democrat John Kerry fires off letters to State, Defense and SBA.

April 10, 2008 Leave a comment

FAA defends testimony of officials at panel's hearing

Agency spokeswoman says the testimony of two witnesses on safety oversight was "in no way misleading."

April 9, 2008 Leave a comment

Committee Republicans blast inaction on DHS authorization bill

Annual authorization legislation helps lawmakers direct sprawling department, which has grown in size and budget every year since it was created in 2003.

April 9, 2008 Leave a comment

Another troop surge in Iraq 'pretty remote,' general says

Petraeus says he would be able to reposition U.S. forces in Iraq to respond to hot spots in the country.

April 9, 2008 Leave a comment

Trade group weighs in on Blackwater, IBM

Official with the Professional Services Council says contracting is not driven by politics as often as it appears to be.

April 9, 2008 Leave a comment

Mismanagement, not technology, caused Census handheld trouble, auditors say

Hill hears that a 'failure of government not contract performance' was to blame for forgoing handheld computers for 2010 census.

April 9, 2008 Leave a comment

Battling a Headwind

It's hard to find an Al Gore or John Kerry state that John McCain can move into the GOP column in November.

April 8, 2008 Leave a comment

Committee members seek info on Homeland Security use of satellites

Lawmakers tell DHS they will prevent the new National Applications Office from opening until their concerns are addressed.

April 8, 2008 Leave a comment

Democrats increase pressure on overseas contract fraud

Bill would require all contractors to report fraud and over-billing to inspectors general and contracting officers.

April 8, 2008 Leave a comment