By Paul Bedard | 12/05/13 02:53 PM
The highly-anticipated book from the whistleblower in the Fast and Furious gun-running scandal said the affair is “an all-too-normal occurrence” in the bloated federal bureaucracy and revealed that he warned top officials about the potential for disaster seven months before a U.S. Border...
By Paul Bedard | 11/26/13 08:49 AM
This wasn't supposed to happen. Just 11 months after President Obama made the environment and climate change his top priority in the Inaugural Address, green energy firms are facing abandonment and even fines from his administration, now viewed as cozying up to Big Oil. Two major events...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/22/13 06:24 PM
Federal officials are easing up on the implementation of a speech code for college campuses, now saying that the policy only applies to the University of Montana, for which it was originally developed. "[I]n a letter sent last week to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE),...
By Michal Conger | 11/22/13 09:59 AM
Attorney General Eric Holder has required the Department of Justice's official watchdog to get permission for sensitive documents in several recent investigations, which hinders the investigator's independence, delays reports and raises legal snags, Inspector General Michael Horowitz told a...
By Editorial Writer | 11/20/13 03:41 PM
Twenty-two Republican lawmakers have signed four articles of impeachment against Attorney General Eric Holder. Their action has prompted a fair amount of mirth among pundits who view it as little more than a media stunt. To be sure, the impeachment articles aren’t likely to go forward.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/20/13 09:07 AM
Nobody knows for sure how much the federal government loses annually to waste, fraud, and incompetence, but the tab just for improper payments by Medicare last year was nearly $30 billion.
11/19/13 06:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will soon announce a decision on whether to file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. The death of the unarmed 17-year-old in Florida touched off a national debate...
By Brian Hughes | 11/19/13 01:03 PM
The Justice Department has dropped a lawsuit over the state of Louisiana's school vouchers program, requesting a federal review of the education initiative rather than pushing to halt it altogether. The Obama administration had argued that the Louisiana Scholarship Program, which gives...
By Ethan Barton | 11/19/13 12:00 PM
After living as a fugitive in Ukraine for two years, Irina Shelikhova was sentenced Nov. 12 to 15 years in federal prison for leading a $77 million Medicare fraud scheme involving bribery, falsified records and money laundering over a five-year period. Shelikhova, 50, of Brooklyn, N.Y.,...
11/18/13 10:36 AM
Regulators in the U.K., Switzerland, the U.S. and Asia are probing allegations of rate-rigging in the $5.3 trillion-a-day currency market.
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