(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Focus on military families, defense strategy changes likely coming under Biden administration

The new president will likely make serious changes to the Pentagon as soon as day one.

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DoD wants more stimulus money for contractors, lawmaker interest is low

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House may tackle legislation to end ‘use-it-or-lose-it’ budgeting in DoD

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Adam Smith

Smith: No more corona relief for defense businesses, stop messing with CMO

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In this Jan. 10, 2020, photo, people work at a portion of border wall which is under construction in Yuma, Ariz. Illegal border crossings have plummeted as the Trump administration has extended a policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for court hearings in the U.S. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)

Pentagon leaders face bipartisan anger over border wall reprogramming

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Lawmakers unveil details of ‘historic’ federal paid parental leave benefits

Federal employees will have up to 12 weeks of paid leave for the birth, adoption or foster of a new child starting in October 2020, if Congress passes…

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Smith says border wall still holding up 2020 NDAA, “skinny” bill a nonstarter

Time is running out for Congress to finish the 2020 defense authorization bill.

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Pentagon undergoing defense-wide review for inefficiencies

The Defense Department is taking a hard look at its programs into 2025.

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