More than 60 percent of the 50 largest contractors' campaign contributions have gone to Democratic candidates.
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Second breakdown in as many years looms as Bush signals he will sign bill if war funds are included.
Restrictions stipulating domestic metal for defense hardware are eased from 2008 defense authorization bill.
Legislation would limit the Bush administration's anti-terrorism powers.
Comptroller General David Walker says if government was a corporation, investors would be talking about the need for a "major shake-up."
Department told to focus on improving interoperability of medical records systems and hire more claims processors.
Key consulting firm is one of largest federal contractors.
Some claim the IG and aides violated federal law by accessing e-mail accounts of agency employees.
Insiders say labs the agency originally slated for closing have been neglected in terms of resources and staff.
OMB says USASpending.gov will improve government transparency.