By Michal Conger | 08/08/13 05:09 AM
Most of the 24 health care co-ops created under Obamacare are in danger of running out of money before they even begin offering health insurance to consumers, according to the Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services.
By Michal Conger | 08/02/13 02:40 PM
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., subpoenaed the Treasury Department on Friday to force production of documents on IRS political targeting that the agency has refused to hand over.
By Michal Conger | 08/01/13 07:15 PM
Congressional watchdogs wonder why Department of Health and Human Services officials aren't doing something about Medicare providers who line their pockets by ignoring less-expensive cancer treatments in favor of costlier approaches in which they have a financial interest. The Government...
By Michal Conger | 08/01/13 06:35 PM
Roads full of good intentions can lead to waste before reaching Hades, and the top watchdog in charge of U.S. reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan warned Tuesday that the U.S. will waste billions of dollars without better contractor oversight.
By Michal Conger | 07/31/13 05:25 PM
IRS officials are so aggressively stonewalling a congressional investigation of illegal political targeting by the tax agency that the House Oversight Committee may have to start issuing subpoenas, according to the panel's chairman.
By Michal Conger | 07/31/13 09:20 AM
Ron Binz, former chairman of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, is President Obama's nominee to head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
By Michal Conger | 07/28/13 05:00 PM
Sixteen months and $47 million into a $200 million community aid effort in Afghanistan, the U.S. Agency for International Development hasn't awarded a single grant. Instead, the agency has spent the money on too many training conferences and may actually be causing more instability, according to...
By Michal Conger | 07/25/13 12:10 PM
Lack of oversight in a State Department bureau's $47 million sole-source contract for justice training in Afghanistan raises serious concerns about whether U.S. taxpayer money is being spent properly, according to an alert letter sent to Secretary of State John Kerry by the Special Inspector...
By Michal Conger | 07/24/13 07:15 PM
Federal officials have paid at least $5 million for reconstruction work in Afghanistan to five subcontractors with ties to enemy groups and it's almost impossible for them to stop doing so, according to Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction John F. Sopko.
By Michal Conger | 07/18/13 02:05 PM
President Obama has nominated Michael A. Carroll as inspector general for the U.S. Agency for International Development, an appointment that would fill a nearly two-year vacancy. Carroll, who has served as the acting IG at USAID since 2011, has a long history with the agency's oversight...
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