By Kelly Cohen | 08/27/14 03:09 PM
One online posting in Raleigh, N.C., offered 10 days of cooking and cleaning services in exchange for food stamps. Someone in Charlotte offered to exchange beer for food stamps, according to GAO.
By Paul Bedard | 08/26/14 11:31 AM
The Pentagon "likely will" allow transgendered Americans to serve openly in the military where 15,500 now secretly serve, according to a new report issued by top former generals.
By Associated Press | 08/26/14 08:03 AM
The Arizona Supreme Court is set to consider whether to take up Gov. Jan Brewer's appeal of a lower court decision allowing a lawsuit challenging her Medicaid expansion plan to proceed.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/25/14 11:53 AM
California state board reverses past ruling and requires all employer-sponsored insurance plans to cover elective abortions.
By Associated Press | 08/25/14 08:03 AM
Officials say Kansas City plays a central role in a gang scheme that hires homeless people to cash counterfeit checks.
By Marc Levy | 08/25/14 08:06 AM
Job No. 1 for whoever wins this fall's election for Pennsylvania governor likely will be trying to solve the state government's messy fiscal situation.
08/25/14 05:00 AM
By Jaclyn Cosgrove, Staff Writer April Merrill has lost track of the number of phone calls she has made, trying to get young people signed up for Medicaid. There was the young man who had a painful abscess in his mouth and was having trouble communicating at work. There was the young woman...
08/24/14 01:15 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn's unexpected move to deal with a scathing report about political hiring in his administration will not put the jobs scandal to rest as he mounts a difficult campaign for re-election. Quinn aides announced last week that the state Department of...
By Paul Bedard | 08/23/14 08:54 AM
President Obama dropped a grade by rushing back to vacation to play golf after a statement on the ISIS beheading of an American journalist. "Very bad form," said pollster John Zogby.
By Star Parker | 08/22/14 03:45 PM
Change has swept our nation over the years. Technologies abound that no one would have dreamed of. And millions of black Americans have moved into the ranks of the upper middle class, the rich and the super rich.
08/22/14 02:00 PM
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Labor Department has recovered nearly $5.8 million this year from people who were given too much unemployment pay, either because of errors or because they lied on their applications, the department said Friday. The total includes more than $2.7 million...
By Philip Klein | 08/21/14 06:34 PM
Obama didn't promise that he would overhaul the health care system so that premiums would continue to increase each year, just as they did in the system that existed before he was elected, which he argued was unacceptable.
By Terence Jeffrey | 08/21/14 11:52 AM
About 109,631,000 Americans lived in households that received benefits from one or more federally funded "means-tested programs" -- also known as welfare -- as of the fourth quarter of 2012, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau.
08/21/14 10:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly claims for jobless aid fell 14,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000. The prior week's figures were revised up...
By Philip Klein | 08/20/14 06:16 PM
Crossroads GPS, an arm of the Karl Rove-founded political action committee American Crossroads, has dipped its toes into the key Arkansas U.S. Senate race with an ad attacking Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., on Medicare and Social Security.
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14
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