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Sens. McCain, McCaskill ask DoD to review ANC contracts

Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) have asked the Defense Department to review its ANC contracts and to provide detailed reports on all contracts more than $20 million that went to small businesses in the last five years.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , Claire McCaskill , John McCain , Alaska Native Corporations , contracting , acquisition , Senate , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 10/18/2011, 08:29am EDT

Who's that turkey in the mirror?

What do current federal workers and turkeys have in common with royal prisoners held after the French revolution. Key phrase: Impending cuts, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , benefits , retirement , supercommittee

Tuesday - 10/18/2011, 02:00am EDT

Lawmakers want U.S. steel in military vehicles

Senator Jay Rockefeller and a group of seven other senators said they want Deputy Secretary Ash Carter to change how the DoD buys metal for military vehicles.

Tags: DoD Report , Jay Rockefeller , DoD Buzz , acquisition , contracting , military vehicles , In Depth

Monday - 10/17/2011, 04:28pm EDT

Maryland congressional delegation's influence slightly wanes in new Congress

When Republicans took control of the House of Representatives in last year's election, it appeared the Maryland congressional delegation may have lost power and influence.

Tags: Al Wynn , John Sarbanes , Steny Hoyer , Ben Cardin , Chris Van Hollen , Susan Turnbull , Elijah Cummings , Andy Harris , Frank Kratovil

Friday - 01/21/2011, 02:00am EST

Virginia may lead way on the 'Repeal Amendment'

It was one of the reasons the civil war was fought. 150 years later, the cry of "state's rights" is again gaining traction in legislatures across the country. Virginia may be among the first to consider what's called the Repeal Amendment.

Tags: Repeal Amendment , Constitution , Bill Howell , Virginia Senate , Virginia House of Delegates , Bob McDonnell , Dick Saslaw , states' rights

Sunday - 01/16/2011, 10:10am EST

Members of Congress will get security suggestions

A House Democratic leader says he thinks lawmakers will be taking precautions when meeting with the public in the wake of a congresswoman's shooting in Arizona.

Tags: Gabrielle Giffords , Roscoe Bartlett , Ben Cardin , Eleanor Holmes Norton , Arizon shooting , security , U.S. Capitol Police , Tom Davis

Sunday - 01/09/2011, 10:30am EST

Va. may lead way toward constitutional amendment

Virginia may lead the way for a constitutional amendment aimed at overturning federal laws.

Tags: Bill Howell , Hank Silverberg , U.S. Constitution , Constitutional amendment , House , Senate , Gary Emerling

Sunday - 11/28/2010, 06:54pm EST

Smartphone app directly links Congress to voters

One man's goal to use technology to highlight government transparency allows voters to communicate directly with politicians about the policies they pass.

Tags: VisibleVote , iPhone , Android , BlackBerry , Paul Everton , smartphone , Barbara Mikulski , Eric Cantor ,

Monday - 10/25/2010, 10:18pm EDT

Prince William lawmaker: Feds to blame for crash

The Chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors is furious with the federal government after learning that Carlos Montano - the man responsible for a car accident that killed one nun and injured two others Sunday morning - was an illegal immigrant in the early stages of being deported.

Tags: Corey Stewart , immigration , Immigration and Customs Enforcement , Prince William County Board of Supervisors , Carlos Montano , car accident , Prince William County Police

Monday - 08/02/2010, 11:13pm EDT

Loophole lets people on terror list buy guns

Congress has ignored requests to close the loophole.

Tags: Michael Bloomberg , gun loophole , Terrorist Watchlist , FBI

Wednesday - 05/05/2010, 10:47am EDT
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