By Mark Tapscott | 09/21/14 08:21 AM
President Obama promised on his first full day in the Oval Office "an unprecedented level of openness in government."
By Richard Pollock | 09/12/14 01:36 PM
The former secretary of state's every word is intensely analyzed for clues about what she would do if she were elected president in 2016.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/14/14 05:37 PM
The book, which "governs everything from how many sheets of paper and potted plants each Senate office is allotted to when Senators can use taxpayer money to charter planes or boats," was made public Sunday by USA Today, which published nearly whole thing online.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/06/14 05:16 PM
A new program at the General Services Administration seeks to beÂ "the government's digital incubator" for new approaches to making departments and agencies more transparent.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/05/14 02:23 PM
Among President Obama's few significant legislative accomplishments during his brief tenure as a Democratic senator from Illinois was the creation in 2006 of a website to disclose how the federal government spends tax dollars.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/05/14 05:23 PM
The database includes corporations, organizations, lobbying firms and individual lobbyists.
By Richard Pollock | 09/03/14 05:32 PM
Gene Aloise, deputy special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, said Wednesday that government should operate with a "presumption of openness" in responding to IGs' information requests.
By Mark Flatten | 09/03/14 12:26 PM
MuckRock News has been battling HUD for more than a year over access to records pertaining to problems in public housing.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/18/14 06:40 PM
Marilyn Tavenner, the federal government's top Medicare and Medicaid official, told a subordinate to delete a sensitive email to the Obama White House.
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/14/14 09:44 AM
Politico's Ken Vogel reports Thursday that Citizens for Responsibilty and Ethics in Washington has been taken over by conservative attack dog-turned-Democratic lapdog David Brock and will likely become part of his partisan operation.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/13/14 12:57 PM
A coalition of 20 transparency and ethics watchdog groups are fed up with CIA Director John Brennan's leadership and are calling on President Obama to ask him to step down.
By Zack Colman | 08/12/14 03:56 PM
Several journalism, environmental and science groups demanded that the Environmental Protection Agency remove new restrictions that the organizations say will muzzle independent scientists who advise the agency.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/12/14 09:54 AM
Josh Earnest is either the most gullible individual ever to serve as White House press secretary or the least concerned with telling the American people the truth.
By Washington Examiner | 08/08/14 03:16 PM
As Americans suffered through the early failures of healthcare.gov last October, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform sought answers about who was responsible.
By Brian Hughes | 09/22/14
By Byron York | 09/22/14
By Paul Bedard | 09/21/14
By Washington Examiner | 09/22/14
By Kelly Cohen | 09/22/14