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Buying commercial in DoD: 15 years after acquisition reform

During the last Defense drawdown, Congress and the White House pushed the Pentagon to make smarter buying decisions in the hopes that it would save a lot of money. The idea was to have the military buy many products the same way businesses do. A decade and a half later, DoD now spends tens of billions of dollars a year under the commercialized models Congress set up. In a two-part, exclusive report, Federal News Radio examines the debate underway over how well it has worked out.

Tags: commercial products , Al Gore , Reinventing Government , commercial of a type , Shay Assad , Clinger-Cohen Act , William Clinger , Federal Acquisition Streamling Act , Susan Lawrence , Army , Network Integration Evaluation , Navy , CANES , Coast Guard , John Korn , DoD , Aquisitions , Scott Amey , Project on Government Oversight , Defense Service Board , William Perry , Dennis Moran , Harris Corp. , Jared Serbu , Nett Warrior

Monday - 05/21/2012, 05:28am EDT
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Government downsizing: 1990s vs. now

Sally Katzen, former deputy director for management and now a Senior Advisor at the Podesta Group, explains the differences between what agencies must deal with now and form the time she worked at OMB.

Tags: Sally Katzen , OMB , podesta group , management , budget , In Depth

Thursday - 09/29/2011, 05:30pm EDT
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Agencies can look to 1990s for budget-cutting lessons

The Partnership for Public Service's new report warns the United States "must not repeat the mistakes of the past" with automatic across-the-board cuts.

Tags: Partnership for Public Service , budget , Congress , Barack Obama , buyout , early retirement , workforce reduction

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 07:00am EDT

Hubris

Chris Core, commentator

Tags: Chris Core , Core Values , Anthony Weiner , David Vitter , Larry Craig ,

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 07:42pm EDT
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Dems to target Ryan plan until 2012 election

Gordon Peterson, moderator of Inside Washington

Tags: Gordon Peterson , Paul Ryan , Inside Washington , Barack Obama , Medicare

Friday - 05/27/2011, 07:34pm EDT
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Appeals court in Va. hears health care cases

A federal appeals panel dominated by appointees of President Barack Obama heard arguments Tuesday in two Virginia lawsuits challenging his health care overhaul.

Tags: Andre Davis , James Wynn , 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals , Diana Motz , Barack Obama , health care lawsuit , Kevin Walsh , University of Richmond , Mathew Staver , Duncan Getchell Jr. , Commerce Clause , Neal Kumar Katyal , Norman Moon , Henry Hudson , U.S. Supreme Court , Ken Cuccinelli

Tuesday - 05/10/2011, 04:24pm EDT
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Lawyer: Charges against Gray 'nonsense'

Mark Plotkin, WTOP political analyst

Tags: Vincent Gray , Mark Plotkin , Robert Bennett ,

Thursday - 03/10/2011, 09:21pm EST
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Gingrich's rationale for infidelity will hurt him

James Hohmann, national political reporter for Politico

Tags: James Hohmann , Politico , Newt Gingrich ,

Thursday - 03/10/2011, 08:58pm EST
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