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House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders have expanded their examination into reports that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius may have solicited funding or assistance from the health care industry to help implement the health care law.
The circumstances of their deaths are different. But the same words-”loyal,” “honorable,” “selfless,” “smart” and “fearless”-surfaced again and again this week when family and friends remembered the American military service members close to them who sacrificed their lives for their country.
The Air Force and Army counted more than 1,409 contractors that performed inherently governmental work during fiscal 2011, which regulations dictate must be performed only by federal employees, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.
In the two weeks since the news surfaced that the Internal Revenue Service wrongly targeted conservative groups applying for a tax exemption, the debacle has unfolded at a breathless pace – complete with resignations, three congressional hearings and the transformation of civil servants into household names.
Furloughs for the U.S. Park Police forced by the budget cuts known as sequestration will end June 1, the National Park Service will announce Friday, because the agency was able to find other savings to offset them.