The Project on Government Oversight blog reports that contractors are fighting against the government's attempt to avoid contracting work that can be done in-house. They're fighting it with lobbying, and now also with litigation.
The Defense Department is investigating a former top U.S. commander in Afghanistan who is suspected of grossly mismanaging a Pentagon-funded research center, reports Foreign Policy.
The Huffington Post: President Obama's foreclosure-prevention program has not done enough for homeowners and will likely fail, according to a new report by the Office of the Special Inspector General.
Regulators discover mortgage disclosure violations by CitiFinancial, reports The Washington Post. The consumer finance unit of Citigroup will pay $1.25 million in penalties for what it's calling a "reporting error."
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