The Pentagon is investigating eight more Air Force contracts handled by Darleen Druyun, the former Air Force official who was convicted last year of giving The Boeing Co. special treatment on a tanker lease deal.
A big Republican donor goes to his governor and senator, saying he was told by President Bush’s chief fund-raiser he’d be getting a plum ambassadorial appointment but it wasn’t delivered. The senator takes his case right to the top of the White House.
The FBI is conducting intelligence operations abroad without notifying colleagues at the CIA and State Department, current and former government officials say.
A Senate panel says it has obtained Iraqi documents providing new evidence that the former head of the U.N. oil-for-food program made up to $1.2 million through oil deals with Saddam Hussein’s government.
Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, in his second consecutive tour of duty, has to sell a half-trillion military budget to a skeptical Congress and answer repeated calls to bring the troops home from Iraq.
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