John McCain's campaign seems little more than a candidate, an airplane and a small staff.
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Some activists and Senate Democrats question Connecticut senator's chairmanship of Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
A handful of senior aides have left in recent weeks; some staffers claim panel's oversight work is being eclisped by a focus on promoting contracting opportunities for small and minority-owned businesses.
Transportation Department favors market-based solutions, but outside observers say these solutions are unproven.
Nevada nuclear waste repository will come with a price tag of more than $90 billion.
Department may have to delay state grants to make first responder communications interoperable.
Most respondents say government is less capable now than in the past.
Both want more troops on the ground and both reject many of President Bush's policies; differences emerge on nuclear weapons, defense spending and the priority placed on the war in Afghanistan.
More than 240 small disadvantaged businesses will compete for multiple award contracts.
Steve Preston is boosting spirits through gestures such as eating lunch in the cafeteria with employees.