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Under Scrutiny, Some Head Start Programs In Limbo

The Obama administration has proposed big changes for the early childhood education program Head Start. Programs the government has labeled "deficient" must now compete for funds to continue operating. But some argue that turning Head Start into a competitive grants program will not be easy.
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Analysis: Fallout From GSA's 'Out-Of-Control' Vegas Conference

GovExec Editor Tom Shoop talks about the fallout from accusations of improper spending by the General Services Administration 


Cheney Released From Hospital

The former vice president received a heart transplant on March 24. He has had severe heart problems, and had suffered five heart attacks, since the age of 37. He's now 71.

Five Things To Watch For Tuesday In Wisconsin, Maryland, D.C.

Impressive wins Tuesday could help Mitt Romney further the growing sense in his party that resistance is futile, that he will be the nominee. It would also make his rivals' arguments for staying in the race, especially those of Rick Santorum, the last not-Romney to pose a threat, sound ever more forced and divorced from political reality.

As Wisconsin Heads To Polls, Romney And Santorum Vie For Last-Minute Support

In Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia, polls show Mitt Romney with a wide lead. Yet Rick Santorum continues to campaign as relentlessly as ever.
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Embattled D.C. Political Donor Receives Millions In City Contracts

Jeffrey Thompson has not only given hundreds of thousands in campaign donations to the D.C. government; his businesses also gotten hundreds of millions in contracts from the D.C. government over the past decade.


Romney Hopes To Add To Great Lakes Winning Streak

In the Republican race for the presidential nominee, there are three contests Tuesday: Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Wisconsin. Former Massachusetts Go. Mitt Romney campaigned in Wisconsin Monday, where he's expected to win. At an oil company in Milwaukee, he urged Wisconsin voters to help him continue the winning pattern.

Santorum Urges Wisconsin Supporters To Vote

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum is not bowing out of the GOP race for president. On Monday, he campaigned in Wisconsin ahead of Tuesday's primary. He urged the several dozen people who showed up at one rally to take the day off from work and get their friends to the polls.