By Richard Pollock | 09/06/14 02:31 PM
Vice President Joe Biden didn't get the customary airport tarmac welcome by the U.S. ambassador to Guatemala when he arrived in the Central American nation June 20.
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 05:28 PM
About $3.6 million of the grants weren't needed by local authorities and should be put to better use by FEMA somewhere else, said the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General in a government watchdog report.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/05/14 05:23 PM
The database includes corporations, organizations, lobbying firms and individual lobbyists.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/05/14 01:36 PM
John Koskinen has repeatedly claimed that Lois Lerner's computer hard drive crashed, making it impossible to recover her emails during the targeting period.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/05/14 08:55 AM
In a letter, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said he was puzzled by DOJ's refusal to disclose Andrew Strelka's contact information, adding that "obstructing a congressional investigation is a crime."
By Richard Pollock | 09/04/14 05:47 PM
"It would be interesting right now to ask the committee of the Nobel Peace Prize if they were not wrong in giving him the Nobel Prize," Alvaro Ramazzini said.
By Mark Flatten | 09/04/14 05:31 PM
Congressional request for more information about Veterans Affairs investigation was rebuffed by the agency's inspector general.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/04/14 04:31 PM
The soap-opera-like trial of the former governor and his wife, Maureen, came to an end Thursday, with both McDonnells being found guilty of corruption charges.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/04/14 03:20 PM
Nothing was done for months on end with nearly half of the taxpayer complaints submitted to the IRS about private tax preparers during 2012 and most of 2013, according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. "Complaints against tax return preparers are not timely processed,"...
By Luke Rosiak | 09/04/14 01:07 PM
Officials of the U.S. Export-Import Bank blew the agency's travel budget by millions of dollars after taking 400 first-class flights over the last three years, according to records obtained under the federal Freedom of Information Act.
By Mark Flatten | 09/03/14 06:35 PM
More than $725 million was spent by the Army on a high-tech network for tracking supplies and expenses that failed to comply with federal financial reporting rules meant to allow auditors to track spending.
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.
09/03/14 03:30 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — A Texas woman romantically linked to embattled New York Congressman Michael Grimm has pleaded guilty to campaign finance charges. Diana Durand of Houston entered the plea on Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn. Prosecutors had accused Durand of lining up straw donors for...
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