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Biden proposes Pentagon spending increase with industrial base focus
Biden is proposing a 3.2% increase in Defense Department spending with an eye on the Pacific and bolstering the naval industrial base.
By Leo Shane III, Joe Gould and Bryant Harris
Lawmakers eye caps on attorney fees for Camp Lejeune suits
The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee chairman expects legislation on the issue to curb fees lawyers can charge veterans to pass sometime this year.
Bill would launch clinical trials on cannabis use for vets pain, PTSD
The measure advanced out of a key Senate committee for the first time.
After UFO shoot-downs, senators fret over holes in homeland defenses
Lawmakers are eyeing NORAD's capabilities after a suspected Chinese spy balloon and other objects pierced North America's airspace.
By Joe Gould and Bryant Harris
Defense spending to rise by 9% in Congress’ FY23 budget deal
The money is part of a larger $1.7 trillion spending plan for federal operations.
By Leo Shane III and Bryant Harris