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The Senate on Friday ended debate on the 2017 defense authorization bill after the amendment process ground to a halt. Although hundreds of amendments were filed, a series of objections kept all but a few from a vote. A final vote on the bill is expected on Monday. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid ...

The White House has come out against the Senate’s version of the 2017 defense authorization bill, opposing a number of provisions that would overhaul the acquisition process and rework the Pentagon’s organizational structure. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on Tuesday issued its ...

The Senate on Monday kicked off debate of the 2017 defense authorization bill, beginning an amendment process that could have wide-reaching implications for the defense industry. More than 300 amendments have been filed on topics ranging from military bands to the Pentagon’s prototyping programs. ...