Reporters' Roundup: Speeding toward shutdown

Friday - 4/8/2011, 8:16pm EDT

Mike Causey, senior correspondent, Federal News Radio

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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

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Jared Serbu, DoD reporter, Federal News Radio

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  • Countdown to the shutdown. Federal News Radio's Mike Causey offers some perspective for worried feds.

  • The Defense Department has upheld a bid protest by the nation's biggest health insurer, and decided to pull back a massive services contract for one of its three TRICARE regions. Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu explains it's yet another wrinkle in an acquisition process that's been going on for more than three years.

  • Federal employees and contractors give a local congressman an earful about the looming government shutdown. Federal News Radio's Jason Miller brings us the sounds of last night's town hall meeting.