Management specialists applaud what appears to be a continued focus on program performance and results.
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Congress unlikely to act on pick before its fall recess.
Democratic nominee issues plan to shift jobs from middle management to front lines, cut contract spending.
House Democrats would fund most federal government programs at fiscal 2008 levels until March 6, unless Congress acts before that.
Sheldon Bradshaw, former agency chief counsel, says House Oversight and Government Reform chairman is wrong about FDA preference for pharmaceutical industry.
Service leaders still are weighing a major reorganization recommended by a task force.
McCain, Obama should name potential Homeland Security appointees before the November election, say witnesses at a congressional hearing.
Agency could take after the Resolution Trust Corp., created to help with the 1980s savings and loan crisis, or the 1932 Reconstruction Finance Corporation.
Democrats dropped a package of Defense authorization bill amendments that included provisions to enhance contract competition and oversight.
Spike in use of vessels by drug cartels creates legal and logistical challenges for Coast Guard.