The money was intended to be spent quickly. But in the three months since the bill was passed, only a few programs have received a significant bump.
In 1993, they were a major factor in defeating President Clinton's proposals. But this time around, industry leaders sense change is inevitable, and they want a voice.
In a $3.5 trillion spending plan released Thursday, the White House proposes $17 billion in cuts – including some items that President Bush also tried to ax.
Texas tale of a wrongful arrest digs into drug busts and racism.
The president appears to be trying to use his own popularity to push through a tough agenda.