Independent organization claims Bush official contradicted herself.
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Hillary Clinton's decisive victory in Ohio shifted the momentum yet again in the Democratic race--and prolongs the fight to the finish.
House panel had asked representatives from the Defense and Justice departments to testify on the effect of President Bush's statement on fiscal 2008 defense authorization bill.
At issue is whether the company can declare that its security guards are independent contractors, not employees.
Senate appropriators suggested they would use the information to fight Bush's $102.5 billion supplemental request for the war.
Fiscal 2009 budget resolution estimates total discretionary spending is $22 billion more than President Bush's proposal.
A March 7 inspector general report says former Halliburton subsidiary did not follow Army standards on water quality.
Proposal spells out no preference exists when awarding contracts among disadvantaged businesses.
Bush has said he will veto any fiscal 2009 appropriations bills that exceed his overall spending target.
House committee skeptical of e-Travel initiative, reverse auctions.