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White House threatens to veto e-mail storage bill

The administration opposes a provision that would give the National Archives and Records Administration new oversight responsibilities.

Gates reopens competition for aerial refueling tanker contracts

Defense secretary says scope will be limited in hopes of making a new award by the end of the year.

Senate passes FISA bill after yearlong dispute

Legislation gives the administration long-sought spying powers and legal protections for telecom companies that have helped conduct electronic surveillance on U.S. residents without warrants.

Taxpayer advocate’s concerns over private debt collection mount

New report to Congress says contractors are getting credit for recovering money that was gathered using IRS tools.

Obama's Odds

Despite poll data that seem to forecast a big Democratic win, most analysts privately expect another close race.

Senator slams Treasury IG for not firing cheating investigators

Two officials found to have abused the government's public transit subsidy program have remained on administrative leave.

IRS urged to cut postage and printing costs

Auditors found the agency could save up to $20 million annually by reducing mailings.

Waxman focuses on Cheney in CIA leak probe

Citing executive branch "confidentiality interests," the Justice Department has refused to comply with previous subpoenas.

Lawmaker considers EPA subpoenas in global warming probe

Effort comes after recent comments by a former EPA official that Cheney’s office pushed to redact six of 14 pages of congressional testimony.

Weapons dealer pleads not guilty to procurement fraud

Attorney for Efraim Diveroli says government misconstrued the law, and will ask a judge to dismiss the case.