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FAA defends testimony of officials at panel's hearing

Agency spokeswoman says the testimony of two witnesses on safety oversight was "in no way misleading."

Committee Republicans blast inaction on DHS authorization bill

Annual authorization legislation helps lawmakers direct sprawling department, which has grown in size and budget every year since it was created in 2003.

Another troop surge in Iraq 'pretty remote,' general says

Petraeus says he would be able to reposition U.S. forces in Iraq to respond to hot spots in the country.

Trade group weighs in on Blackwater, IBM

Official with the Professional Services Council says contracting is not driven by politics as often as it appears to be.

Mismanagement, not technology, caused Census handheld trouble, auditors say

Hill hears that a 'failure of government not contract performance' was to blame for forgoing handheld computers for 2010 census.

Battling a Headwind

It's hard to find an Al Gore or John Kerry state that John McCain can move into the GOP column in November.

Committee members seek info on Homeland Security use of satellites

Lawmakers tell DHS they will prevent the new National Applications Office from opening until their concerns are addressed.

Democrats increase pressure on overseas contract fraud

Bill would require all contractors to report fraud and over-billing to inspectors general and contracting officers.

Lawmakers accuse FAA of inaccurate testimony

Democrats question last week's testimony of agency officials on safety meetings with airlines, repair stations.

Republicans seek probe of alleged lobbying by EPA officials

Request is the latest salvo in dispute between agency chief Stephen Johnson and career staff over California waiver.