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House passes energy and water bill with veto-proof margin

Members now face bigger hurdles with the Labor-HHS spending bill, which exceeds President Bush’s request by about $12.5 billion.

Court extends deadline for DHS decision on labor rules

Department now has until Jan. 17, 2008, to decide whether it will rewrite or drop proposed rules.

CIA alters ‘news media’ definition for FOIA requests

Criticism of a draft proposal prevented a more expansive overhaul of fee structure.

Inconsistencies hinder sharing of contractor performance data

Officials say new bill requiring creation of central database would help alert agencies of contractor missteps.

U.S. Army Sgt. Tommy Williams provides security during a fuel truck inspection near Riyadh, Iraq.

Protests could put brakes on new Iraq logistics contract

Two losing teams are claiming the Army made mistakes in evaluating their proposals.

Early Exit

John McCain’s failure to win the trust of the GOP establishment and his association with the Iraq surge contributed to his campaign’s downfall.

Nicholson testifies in front of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs last year.

Veterans Affairs chief resigns

James Nicholson, 69, says he wants to return to the private sector.

DHS to review $8 million in unpaid security contract invoices

Homeland Security officials and House lawmaker pledge to fix flawed system for paying contract guards.

Senate contracting reform bill wins support

Hearing witnesses express concerns over details of Senate measure, but generally applaud the effort.