Reports accompanying spending bills signal appropriators are troubled by growing backlog of patent applications and the time it takes to process them.
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An independent like Michael Bloomberg would probably need 37 or 38 percent of the popular vote to win a majority in the Electoral College.
Probes into possible violations during agency briefings will continue despite departure of chief White House political architect.
New report shows Defense and Treasury lag in doing business with small, disadvantaged and minority-owned advertising companies.
Commissioners vote to close central service center, grant three-month contract extension to make time for transition.
Eleven of 13 slots in contract to provide efficient, affordable choices for procuring supplies go to small companies.
Report says spending through Alliant vehicle may be only $7.5 billion, well short of its $50 billion ceiling.
Change would let the Pentagon buy commercial ready-made weapons parts without determining if they contain metals produced overseas.
Officials did not appear in uniform and weren’t identified by title.
Officials say they are looking into complaints that employees violated prohibitions against political activity by encouraging co-workers to oppose legislation.