By Mark Flatten | 12/12/13 10:56 AM
The Department of Veterans Affairs' inspector general continues to find high rates of mistakes in claims it reviews, and an independent examination of VA decisions done by the American Legion identified errors in more than half the cases.
By Neil McCabe | 12/12/13 08:43 AM
Part four of a five-part series Conventional wisdom holds that President Jimmy Carter withdrew the federal government from the airline industry in 1978 through a landmark process that came to be known as “deregulation.” Carter, so goes the tale, heeded the advice of his appointee Alfred...
By Richard Pollock | 12/12/13 05:18 AM
An estimated 3.5 million poor and ill homebound senior citizens will wake up on New Year's Day to discover Obamacare has slashed funding for their home health care program.
By Luke Rosiak | 12/12/13 05:15 AM
A Senate subcommittee is exploring consolidating some of the many tiny federal entities that are littered across the bureaucracy, and first on its list of targets are international programs, including the U.S. Trade and Development Agency and the Overseas Private Investment Corp.
By Michal Conger | 12/11/13 07:30 PM
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa warned Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Wednesday that obstructing a congressional investigation is a criminal offense. Issa's warning came in a letter in which the California Republican told...
By Michal Conger | 12/11/13 12:41 PM
A U.S. Army Special Forces sergeant pleaded guilty in federal court this week in North Carolina to accepting bribes from contractors and stealing fuel while on duty in Afghanistan, according to the Department of Justice. Sgt. 1st Class James Edward Travis was deployed to Forward Operating Base...
By Neil McCabe | 12/11/13 05:21 AM
Part three of a five-part series Most Americans probably think of Transportation Security Administration security lines at the airport when asked about Washington’s role in commercial airline travel, but the federal government is a major player at virtually every level of the industry.
By Michal Conger and none | 12/10/13 05:25 PM
Nearly $500 million and five years after the Department of Defense purchased 20 refurbished transport aircraft for the Afghan Air Force, the planes sit idle in Kandahar. Now the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction wants to know what went wrong. The Pentagon ended the...
By Luke Rosiak | 12/10/13 05:01 PM
Postal Service employees have credit cards that can be used to make cash withdrawals against government funds, and 11 percent of their ATM withdrawals were determined to be "inappropriate," according to an inspector general's report published Tuesday.
By Richard Pollock | 12/10/13 02:43 PM
California’s budding doctor rebellion against Obamacare appears to be genuinely spontaneous, lacking leadership from a single individual or organization. As the Washington Examiner has reported in recent days, an estimated 70 percent of California's physicians -- ranging from general...
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