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Senate leader trying to dislodge hold on Interior nominee

Oregon Democrat who placed the hold wants assurances that the agency will take steps to prevent unethical behavior.

Bush, GOP criticize Dems for slow progress on spending bills

Sides are locked in a stalemate over Democratic plans to spend about $23 billion more than the $933 billion Bush wants.

Master Sgt. Pete Norris tracks mission system compliance at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

Changes to Air Force IT contract could benefit new vendors

Proposal would split new version of the contract vehicle into three parts.

Watchdog says IRS unable to readily locate key files

The agency at times takes on added costs to recreate lost files and in some cases burdens taxpayers by requesting additional information during that process, GAO says.

Women’s group requests hearing on SBA program

Advocates claim the agency is deliberately stalling a mandated program to help women-owned companies do more business with the government.

Administration says deficit at lowest level in five years

President Bush uses the news to call on Congress to exercise fiscal restraint and not raise taxes.

State Department downplays report of security contractor drawdown

Agency spokeswoman says it’s “premature to speculate” about major policy changes.

Fate of effort to block IRS private debt collection hinges on Senate

House expected to pass measure blocking outsourcing, but prospects in Senate are dimmer.

NRC reviewing application for new uranium recovery facility

The increase in applications expected as interest in nuclear power grows poses a serious management challenge for the commission.

House votes to halt debt collection outsourcing at IRS

Prospects for passage could be tougher in Senate; President Bush has threatened a veto.