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Trump Embraces Obama’s ‘Venture Capital Firm’ for Pentagon Tech

President Donald Trump, who has sought to upend many of his predecessor’s policies, seems to have found one that he likes.

Republicans Seek to Block Pennsylvania Map Aiding Democrats

Republicans will try to block a new Pennsylvania congressional map under which Democrats would be favored to gain several seats in the November election, imperiling the House GOP majority.

Infrastructure Funding Hearing Planned for March 7

Funding for federal infrastructure, including the gas tax, will be discussed March 7 at a House Transportation subcommittee hearing.

Mattis’s Billions: Pentagon May Struggle to Spend More, Faster

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis has a problem many people have only fantasized about: His agency may soon have more money than it knows how to spend.

Podesta Veterans Quickly Rebound on K Street After Firm’s Demise

The collapse of K Street powerhouse Podesta Group last year spawned at least five new firms, which have quickly become among the most successful lobbying startups.

Trump’s Fiscal 2019 IT Budget Could Hit $92 Billion

President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2019 budget request includes $82.2 billion for unclassified information technology, an increase of about $3 billion compared with the estimate for fiscal 2018.

Democrats Dominate List of Cash-Rich House Challengers

Democrats have more well-funded challengers running in Republican-held House districts than in previous campaign cycles — one of many signs that a change of control is possible.

Pentagon Wants $900 Million in 2019 for Its Audit Efforts

The Pentagon wants to spend almost $900 million next year as part of its efforts to find out exactly how it’s spending its money, according to the Defense Department Comptroller’s Office.

Trump’s $4.4 Trillion Budget Request: What You Need to Know

The Trump administration’s $4.4 trillion budget request for fiscal 2019 seeks to slash spending on domestic programs for energy research, arts and humanities and even some major infrastructure initiatives, even after caps on non-defense spending were raised last week.

DOD Awards $950 Million Cloud Contract to Amazon Partner REAN

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded a $950 million cloud contract to REAN Cloud LLC