According to Democratic aides, Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., is stalling more than 70 nominees in an effort to win concessions for his home state.
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Thursday's House vote to approve a $1.9 trillion increase in the federal debt ceiling underscored the dilemmas facing Democrats during this election year.
Measure attempts to break up large procurements into more manageable chunks and give small firms more chances at governmentwide acquisition contracts.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid budget calls for $110 million to overhaul data systems and $561 million to scrutinize claims for suspicious patterns that could point to illegal activity.
OMB director says plan is the way to prevent fiscal disaster.
White House efforts to increase telework among federal employees could get a boost from Mother Nature.
Republicans accuse Democrats of playing "deceitful procedural games" to advance the measure.
Chu says the administration has years to decide on a permanent storage site.
Nearly a year after she was nominated, Martha Johnson is the agency’s first permanent administrator since 2008.
House members say Homeland Security should make a greater effort to gauge the public’s response to potential passenger screening technologies.