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OMB chief warns of vetoes if spending cap is exceeded

Letter appears to caution Democrats against using the politically sensitive Defense appropriations bill to break Bush’s $933 billion limit.

House panel puts new limits on job competitions

Provision would put a hold on Pentagon public-private competitions until guidance is developed for bringing work back in-house.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer inspects a vehicle.

DHS touts progress on recruitment, morale

Senior official tells lawmakers the department is learning from poor results on a 2006 federal workforce survey.

Update on Iraq contracting problems alarms lawmakers

Issues include poor requirements, inadequate competition and insufficient oversight.

Education secretary defends oversight of student loan programs

Margaret Spellings enlists regulators to help stop abuses.

Report: Navy outsourcing decision leads to higher costs

Performance-based contracting, used poorly, is costing government more than keeping the work in-house, inspector general says.

Legislators have vowed to seek similar raise for civilian federal employees.

House committee backs 3.5 percent military pay raise

Panel keeps provision to roll back aspects of controversial new civilian personnel system.

First-Quarter Grades

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani sits at the head of the class for the GOP, and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, for the Democrats.

Final passage of budget blueprint likely next week

Delay should not affect the appropriations process, which is already off to a slow start.

Administration opposes hike in small business contracting goals

Official says tougher target would have “chilling effect” on agencies’ efforts to buy from small firms.