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Miles to Go Before the PMC Industry Rests

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

When reading about private military contractors there are two pieces of supposed conventional wisdom to keep in mind. The first, which is especially ...

Army Decision to Deny KBR Millions in Bonuses Is Right Call, But Only a First Step

Sen. Byron Dorgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Byron Dorgan

The decision to deny KBR millions in bonuses for its work in 2008 is welcome news, and is a significant change from the Army's past practice, but the Army clearly needs go much further.

Republicans Ignore Facts and Their Own Record as Democrats Strengthen Economy, Work to Create More Jobs

Sen. Byron Dorgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Byron Dorgan

President Clinton passed onto President Bush a unified federal budget with a $236 billion surplus. President Bush, on the other hand, handed President Obama a $1.3 trillion deficit.

Small Business Credit Crunch Hampering Job Creation

Sen. Byron Dorgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Byron Dorgan

There is no government program that can substitute for a good job that pays well. A key function of government, however, is to create conditions that help businesses grow and hire new workers.