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Numbers don't lie; it pays to be big

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The largest government contractors capture more than 50 percent of the market, according to a new Deltek analysis comparing revenue and prime contracts.

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Engility to support Naval Air Warfare Center under $61.3M contract

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Engility Corp. has won a $61.3 million contract to provide engineering services to the Defense Department in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division.

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Climate Change Is Making It Harder to Get to Space

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NASA says rising sea levels threaten launch facilities.

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What to Expect From Procurement in 2015

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Streamlining agency purchasing systems can unearth surprising savings.

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Hackers Demand Bitcoin, Expose Silk Road Judge and Shellshock City of Mobile

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Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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Remembering Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino

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The longest-serving mayor of Boston died at age 71 on Thursday.

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Will Government Entice Millennials With Unlimited Vacation Days?

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A job offering unlimited vacation days and a stipend to finance an annual break from the daily grind sounds like a pipe dream.

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Report: John McCain Could Take Senate Armed Services Committee Chairmanship

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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) stands a chance to take the Senate Armed Services Committee chairmanship if Republicans win the majority seats in the Senate, Breaking Defense reported Thursday.

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Who Controls Foreign Policy: The President or Congress?

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A Supreme Court case over whether passports for people born in Jerusalem should read "Israel" or not could have a surprisingly big effect on the balance of power in the United States.

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These scientific studies show that airport Ebola screenings are largely ineffective

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The debate over whether the Obama administration should ban flights from Ebola-stricken nations has been raging for weeks, fueled by fears of an outbreak in the United States and a lot of electio

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GSA makes the case for schedule consolidation

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The rising complexity of professional services is what drove the General Services Administration to introduce its plan in September to revamp their schedules by consolidating them.

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Army prevails on most ITES-3H protests

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It looks like the Army is going to come out on top in the protest fight involving its $5 billion ITES-3H contract.

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GSA’s Eleni Reed: Smart Tech, Big Data, Analytics Key to Greener Gov’t

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Chief Greening Officer Eleni Reed of the General Services Administration said smart technologies and big data analytics have roles to play in federal efforts to reduce power consumption and energy

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American City & County says go vote!

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Voter turnout for midterm elections tends to be low, but with control of the Senate looking like it may come down to a photo-finish, midterms for 2014 may buck the trend.

Voting day is Nov. 4.

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‘Don’t throw traditional stamps into the [postal] dumpster,’ former USPS committee member warns

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  The cloistered world of postage stamps is roiling again with a rare public airing of dissent in the ranks of the secretive committee of prominent Americans that chooses new stamp images.

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The flip side of anonymity: legally-identified microdata

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When we think about using microdata, the individual-level data that permits analysis at the most granular level, we often think about the way its use is restricted by rules protecting individual

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Watchdog: Congress Should Help HUD Improve List of Buildings for Homeless

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Inventory of agency properties that could become shelters called too broad.

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Troops, Defense Employees Will Have Less Money for Extended Travel Starting Nov. 1

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Opponents of a new policy designed to cut costs had hoped the Pentagon would delay its implementation, pending further debate.

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Stalking the shadowy money behind campaign 2014

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Here at the Sunlight Foundation we take Halloween and elections and data very seriously.

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More than 25,000 Feds Will Have to Switch Health Plans in 2015

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Five plans are dropping out of FEHBP, while four new plans are coming in.

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The FBI's Secret House Meeting to Get Access to Your iPhone

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The administration argues that encryption is making it difficult for police to catch dangerous criminals.

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The Ubiquity of Cyber-Espionage

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First Look Media's Morgan Marquis-Boire and Crowdstrike's Dmitri Alperovitch on why nation-states are the hackers we should be most afraid of

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Navy Takes on Internet of Things with New Task Force

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"Task Force Cyber Awakening" will draw from the head U.S. Cyber Command's reaction strategy to a major Navy computer system hack.

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Report: VA still a mess, needs help with everything from hiring to parking

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Outdated technology, understaffed health centers and problems with everything from antiquated scheduling practices to parking continue to haunt the beleaguered hospitals and medical centers in the De

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How Does Clinton Overcome Obama?

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Her biggest problem won’t be age, her campaign strategy, or GOP attacks. It will be that many voters lack faith in government.

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Prescription Drug Payments Still Going to Dead People, Watchdog Finds

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CMS struggles to enforce pharmacy reporting deadlines on HIV treatments.

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Republicans Lower Expectations on Obamacare Repeal

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Mitch McConnell reminds voters why repeal isn't going to happen in the 114th Congress, even if he becomes Senate majority leader.

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First POST: Scary Monsters

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Facebook opens up about its experiments on tweaking voting behavior; breaking news in the FCC net neutrality battle; getting hard data on civic tech's impact on political efficacy; and much, much

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OpenGov Voices: Why local governments should prepare for the DATA Act now

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Disclaimer: The opinions expressed by the guest blogger and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of the Sunlight Foundation or any employee thereof.

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Exclusive: AFRICOM Plans High Speed Circuits to Liberia

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Robert Gates Asks Lawmakers to Work on Budget Compromise

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Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates has urged lawmakers to do a better job at balancing the national budget, noting that he believes sequestration has done much to hurt national security and milita

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Play of the Day: Is Texas Turning Away from Conservatives?

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Lone Star politicians express themselves a little differently.

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DARPA to Discuss Low-Resource Human Language Program Requirements on Nov. 13

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will hold a a Proposers’ Day on Nov.

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Tom Sharpe: Category Mgmt Key to FAS Acquisition Gateway

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Tom Sharpe, commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, says that the General Services Administration is looking at category management to drive the implementation of a common acquisition plat

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OPM’s ‘Story of Maria’ illustrates benefits of education for federal workers

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Remember those “Life of Julia” graphics from President Obama’s 2012 campaign?

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When Government is the Hacker, How Do You Protect Yourself?

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FBI malware and mass government surveillance breach U.S. citizens’ privacy, tech firms say.

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Big questions, good data, smart designs

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'An Epidemic of Fear': Ebola in the United States

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Anthony Fauci's lessons from three decades of public health crises.

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Connecting the microcosmos and the macro world

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Cheese from the Selfmade project.

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7 Workplace Vampires That Can Suck the Life Out of You

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How to keep your distance and conserve your emotional energy.

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Is Your State Quarantining Ebola Doctors?

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Several governors in tough reelection fights are rejecting CDC’s Ebola guidelines in favor of more draconian rules.

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Air Force Taps Stellar Science for Directed-Energy Weapons Simulation Project

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The U.S.

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Technology News and Hot Topics

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The following are some of the tech news stories we are tracking:   HP Extends Benefits of ARM Architecture Into the Datacenter With New Servers PALO ALTO, CA — (Marketwired) — Sep 29, 201

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New York City's Green SWAT Team

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Sustainability requires new legislation, but it also requires compliance with laws and regulations.

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Sens. Dianne Feinstein, Saxby Chambliss Ask Businesses to Support Cybersecurity Legislation

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Senate Intelligence Committee leaders have appealed to the business community for support on legislation to increase cyber intelligence sharing between government and private organizations, Federal T

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U.S. Intell Spending Totals $68B for Fiscal 2014

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The U.S.

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Named and Shamed: the Banks Most Responsible for Increasing Global Warming

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Can a city claim that it is working for sustainability if the bank it uses invests in the coal industry?

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Four short links: 31 October 2014

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  1. Tangle — a JavaScript library for creating reactive documents from Bret Victor.
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Riding the New Streetcar

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Recently I rode Toronto’s new streetcar for the first time on my way home from Chinatown. I had been meaning to do it for weeks now, but this was my first opportunity.

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San Francisco's Road to Zero-Waste: An Unthinkable Goal by 2020?

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San Francisco recognized that the recycling of bottles and paper could no longer remedy the amount of waste being produced, so they initiated a zero-waste program.

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