An audit of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Universal Telecommunications Network released Thursday by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) reveals that almost half of the independent contractors sourced through an agreement with AT&T to manage the USDA’s data network do not have security clearances. That shortcoming, the audit advised, leaves both beneficiaries of […]
According to Washington DC non-voting Congressional representative Eleanor Holmes Norton, Congress shouldn’t scrutinize the White House because lawmakers don’t have a right to know what’s going on within the Administration. “You don’t have a right to know everything in a separation-of-powers government, my friend. That is the difference between a parliamentary government and a separation-of-powers […]
The White House on Friday said that it is taking Republican threats to impeach President Barack Obama seriously. White House Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer said that the threat of Obama impeachment would increase if the President takes executive actions to keep illegal aliens in the country. “The President acting on immigration reform will certainly up […]
Dueling appellate court rulings handed down this week left President Barack Obama’s signature legislation in limbo. Obamacare’s crashing and burning is just one of many fires that it would seem the President would be interested in putting out. But apparently, Obama is far more interested in putting on the golf course than he is in […]
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A new report from the American Action Forum suggests President Barack Obama may have had this year’s midterm elections in mind when coordinating the implementation of a bevy of new environmental, health, finance and labor regulations.
A Senate compromise on how the government should dial down its out-of-control surveillance could be revealed as early as next Tuesday, according to Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy.
Acting on the order of Republican Governor Paul LePage, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday the State would stop administering Federal food stamp benefits to capable residents who do not hold jobs, receive job training or do volunteer work.
Democrats on the Federal Elections Commission attempted to deny Representative Paul Ryan’s leadership PAC, Prosperity Action, the ability to buy copies of the book written by the Republican lawmaker from Wisconsin — The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea — to give away to supporters.
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