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Dems must pick point person before immigration debate

Senate is likely to move legislation first because it already passed a comprehensive package earlier this year under Republican control.

Freshman Democrats include anti-terrorism expert

Addition of members with military credentials could give Democrats added clout during anticipated floor debates on the war in Iraq.

Officials expect congressional oversight of IT to increase

Observers don’t, however, expect drastic changes in government information technology policy.

Federal Kids

On-site child care makes life more convenient, if not more affordable.

DHS preparedness chief aims to recruit career managers

Incoming leader of the House Homeland Security Committee emphasizes the need to improve retention at the department.

Report shows little progress reducing case backlog at OSC

Whistleblower cases referred for investigation jumped in fiscal 2005; advocates say increase doesn’t make up for lost ground.

Key Democrat wants to revisit border fence act

Homeland Security authorization bill and the screening of all cargo bound for U.S. seaports also top agenda for likely chairman of House panel.

Democrats avoid specifics on plan to implement 9/11 panel’s advice

Most of the commission’s recommendations have been implemented in some respects, but legislation is needed to fix gaps, aides say.

Lame duck session likely to last until at least mid-December

Leaders are working on an agreement to pass a continuing resolution to keep the government running until Dec. 8.