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GAO official says political influence not isolated at Interior

Investigator says four more department officials might have interfered in endangered species decisions for political reasons.

Senator accuses FBI of retaliation against whistleblowers

Iowa Republican cited two cases of veteran FBI agents who were transferred to lesser jobs and became targets of internal probes.

Lawmakers push for more diversity at Homeland Security

Department has strong Hispanic representation, but racial clashes among workers continue.

Report: Defense Department cannot fully account for $7.8B spent in Iraq

Inspector general concludes funds were spent without appropriate documentation; office reconciling Iraqi payments has been moved from Kuwait to Rome, N.Y.

Panel praises Petraeus during nomination hearing

General said the number of violent incidents in Iraq last week was the lowest in four years.

OMB issues guidance for evaluating federal acquisition processes

Agencies must use a standard template to assess procurement strengths and weaknesses by fiscal 2009.

From Nextgov.com: Hill: Regulatory groups fail to protect power grid from cyberattacks

Federal regulatory commission says it needs more authority to force plants to tighten security for computer networks.

Access to contractor misconduct database restricted in Senate bill

Lacking support, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., agrees to make proposed database available only to government officials.

GAO: Post-government employment of Defense contracting officials could pose conflict of interest

The Pentagon is not required to monitor former officials when they begin jobs with defense contractors.

From Nextgov.com: Interior allowed to reconnect to Internet

Judge rules six-year disconnect order not valid, but still worries that the department’s computer security practices are inadequate.