By Sheila Weinberg | 07/01/14 02:46 PM
On July 9, the Internal Revenue Service will turn 61, a few years short of the average retirement age. Many Americans, when they get ready to retire, reflect on their career. I'd like to think the IRS, were it personified, might take a long look at its professional life leading up to its birthday.
By Paul Bedard | 07/01/14 10:35 AM
House Speaker John Boehner warns that Senate Democrats, led by Majority Leader Harry Reid, are 'plotting' to bring back banned congressional earmarks.
By Becket Adams | 06/27/14 12:00 PM
The Commerce Department announced Wednesday that the U.S. economy contracted at an annual rate of 2.9 percent in the first quarter of 2014, one of the worst declines since the start of the Great Recession in 2007.
By Luke Rosiak | 06/25/14 01:06 PM
High-ranking officials in the Office of Personnel Management steered half a million dollars to a politically connected management consultant by pressuring existing contractors to hire him as a subcontractor, the agency's inspector general found.
By Kelly Cohen | 06/24/14 04:48 PM
Social media's rise in popularity is being accompanied by a rise in federal spending on it.
By Philip Klein | 06/19/14 03:57 PM
On March 5, 2009, when President Obama began his push for health care legislation at a White House forum, he faced a challenge.
By Steve Chapman | 06/19/14 11:03 AM
The gross U.S. government debt now stands at $17 trillion, more than double what it was a decade ago. It's still expanding, as the Treasury pays out more than it takes in, and the shortfall is expected to grow over the next decade. So it's deeply gratifying to learn that Americans are "highly...
By Mark Tapscott | 06/17/14 04:45 PM
An innovative data analysis finds that states with high levels of public corruption spend less on schools and public health because its easier for dishonest officials to extract bribes from other activities like construction, road-building, public finance and government employee compensation.
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