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Topic - U.S. Small Business Administration
As the federal government shutdown drags on, President Obama on Thursday held a campaign-style event at a suburban Maryland construction company, excoriating House Republicans for what he said was a "reckless" failure to negotiate a deal.
Two years after his call for government efficiency brought limited results, President Obama vowed Monday to try again, saying this time he would make agencies work "smarter."
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is refusing to provide money to help rebuild the small Texas town where a deadly fertilizer plant explosion leveled numerous homes and a school and killed 15 people.
The majority partner of the company running the D.C. Lottery had boasted on its corporate website of general contracting experience from federal jobs it did not perform for government clients who had never heard of it, according to a review by The Washington Times.