End-of-session acrimony that marked 2007 appears likely to carry over in 2008.
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Get-togethers could be sign that relationship between management, union, is improving.
Small Business Administration proposal would limit set-asides to only four industries.
Analysis recommends agency develop contingency plan to use paper forms.
Measure includes 3.5 percent pay increase for white-collar federal employees, enhanced benefits.
Funding partially withheld until agency reports on independent reviews of Sentinel program.
Overall force levels in Iraq returning to pre-surge levels, but Guard units are mobilizing in large numbers.
Contracting decisions and deputy chief of staff remain at center of investigation.
Omnibus spending bill would impose new reporting requirements on "centers of excellence" -- operations within one agency that handle back-office functions for several agencies.
Presidential earmarks number 1,648 for a total of $16.38 billion, while Congressional earmarks total $15.33 billion.