By Tom Coburn | 12/05/13 06:04 PM
Across America, families are tightening their belts, setting priorities and making hard choices in order to make ends meet. That's exactly what the American people expect of Congress. Our refusal to demonstrate leadership in this area – and our tone deafness – is a major reason why our...
By Susan Ferrechio | 12/03/13 05:21 AM
The Department of Homeland Security, the agency charged with protecting the federal government from cyber attacks, is itself vulnerable to such threats because its own outdated computers lack even the basic protections needed to fend off hackers, a new report shows.
By Tom Coburn | 11/20/13 04:05 PM
In politics, nothing matters more than ideas. Ideas matter. Ideas have consequences. Look at what's happening with Obamacare. It's a failure not just of a law, but of an idea, and a set of assumptions about government's ability to solve problems. No matter how many times this idea has been...
By Editorial Writer | 11/02/13 09:54 AM
Medicare isn't supposed to provide death benefits but it does. Here’s how it works: You die and then benefits continue to be paid to you. It is a pretty comprehensive program. Lots of doctors keep getting payments after they die as well. These are not, it should be noted, “official”...
By Mark Tapscott | 11/01/13 08:36 AM
There are 78 inspectors general toiling away in major federal departments and independent agencies, tasked with exposing waste, fraud and abuse in government.
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/29/13 11:41 AM
The National Park Service has a massive backlog of maintenance projects it cannot afford to address even as it continues to spend hundreds of millions of dollars acquiring thousands of additional acres of new park land that has drawn little interest from the public.
By Philip Klein | 12/05/13
By Richard Pollock | 12/06/13
By Michael Barone | 12/06/13
By Byron York | 12/08/13
By Timothy P. Carney | 11/26/13