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A conservative campaign group is planning on a multi-million dollar TV advertising campaign to promote its pro-war views. The group is a 501(c)(4) as opposed to a traditional 527 group. (New York Times)

New Defense Department weapons systems
that are being developed will cost $1.6 trillion to complete and $335 billion over the next five years.The Government Accountability Office has found that this money may not be available due to the continuing cost of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Washington Post)

An audit of the U.S. Department of Education found that employees improperly spent $49,500 using government credit cards. The money went to meals, clothing, rental cars, and other personal items.(Washington Post)