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McCain, Obama share some views on security

Both want more troops on the ground and both reject many of President Bush's policies; differences emerge on nuclear weapons, defense spending and the priority placed on the war in Afghanistan.

Navy to reserve work for firms in 8(a) program

More than 240 small disadvantaged businesses will compete for multiple award contracts.

New HUD secretary rallies employees

Steve Preston is boosting spirits through gestures such as eating lunch in the cafeteria with employees.

Defense official says tanker deal may fall behind schedule

The goal is still to make an award by the end of the year, but protests or proposals to use a different aircraft could cause delays.

Senator holds out hope for finishing spending bills

Appropriations chairman encourages Senate leaders to finish work on the bills, despite a growing consensus that a stopgap measure will be necessary.

Grand jury probe of Iraq inspector general ends without indictment

Federal prosecutors had been investigating allegations by former office employees that Stuart Bowen and his deputy signed off on improper monitoring of employee e-mails.

Republican lawmaker gets riled over idling government cars

In a letter to President Bush, Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa decries the Washington practice of leaving federal vehicles running while waiting for prominent passengers.

Shoddy standards blamed for electrocutions in Iraq

The Pentagon has acknowledged that 11 soldiers and two contractors have died in Iraq as a result of faulty wiring systems.

Deputy to embattled Special Counsel leaves for Lockheed

Employees say Jim Byrne was critical of the Special Counsel's management style, but did not resign in protest.

From Nextgov.com: DISA to offer on-demand computing environment in 2009

IT developers will be able to pay monthly for computing resources to test new software applications.