Officials say new bill requiring creation of central database would help alert agencies of contractor missteps.
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Two losing teams are claiming the Army made mistakes in evaluating their proposals.
Bill passes 23-18, over Republican objections.
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.
James Nicholson, 69, says he wants to return to the private sector.
Homeland Security officials and House lawmaker pledge to fix flawed system for paying contract guards.
Hearing witnesses express concerns over details of Senate measure, but generally applaud the effort.
Democrats argue debt collection is an inherently governmental job and cite privacy concerns, but they are unlikely to win the GOP’s support.
Members take up Labor-HHS spending bill, which exceeds President Bush’s request by nearly $13 billion.
Agency chief to announce reforms to make billing more efficient; lawmaker seeks better vetting of companies.