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Private sector zips past government in Recovery Act tracking

One company already has built a Web site it claims tracks all federal, state and local stimulus spending.

Congress returns to nominations, finance, water bill

Supplemental defense spending request and conference version of the fiscal 2010 budget resolution also are on the agenda.

Intelligence panels to probe NSA domestic monitoring activities

Newspaper report says agency went overboard collecting private e-mails and phone calls.

Attorney general orders refresher courses for federal prosecutors

Requirement comes in response to the botched prosecution of former Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska.

House set to work on budget, supplemental next week

Dems will push for conference committee approval of budget resolution followed by consideration of $83.4 billion defense supplemental.

West Point Cadet Chapel

Union challenges decision to outsource hundreds of jobs at West Point

AFGE and New York lawmakers claim the public-private competition was conducted unfairly.

Who'll Play Defense?

Midterm elections are rarely a referendum on the party out of power.

Report: Congress spent $20 billion on earmarks for fiscal 2009

Alaska led the nation in pork with $322 per capita.

Cash-strapped Patent and Trademark Office awaits new leadership

Agency faces a backlog of more than 750,000 applications.

Watchdog agency calls for 3.5 percent increase in staff

Personnel shortages delayed 21 percent of GAO investigations in fiscal 2008.