Intelligence officials disclose the United States allows some terrorism suspects into the country to track their activities.
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Figure is more than double the $6.6 billion already appropriated for fiscal 2010.
Financial Services chairman reiterates need to abolish public-private structure of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Ag chief says food stamps, investments in local processing and slaughter plants are among programs helping people.
GAO: Decline in agency staff is due to a lack of workforce planning and competitive pay.
A congressional investigation into the incident also is in the works.
Additional funding could go toward new full-body scanning machines at U.S. airports and technology to sort and search clues of pending terrorist attacks.
All of the technologies struggled through a recent round of testing and will require significantly more work before the service can send them to a combat unit, study finds.
Administration emphasizes social issues and opens rule-making to public comment, policy observer says.
President's address is expected to focus on jobs and fiscal responsibility.