Oversight

Agencies That Stand to Lose the Most Under Senate Spending Plan

Appropriators would cut $71 billion in discretionary spending in fiscal 2016.

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CIA Shuts Down Climate Research Program

Amid spotlight on security threat from climate change, intelligence community ends scientific collaboration.

What Happens if Patriot Act Section 215 Expires?

The Snowden leaks revealed that the NSA was interpreting the law to vacuum up millions of U.S. call records every day.

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White House: Senate Needs to Pass NSA Reform to Avoid National Security 'Uncertainty'

With the House out for Memorial Day, it’s up to the Senate to handle the coming expiration of key provisions of the Patriot Act.

Play of the Day: Michelle Obama Will Kick Your Butt

The White Hose posted a video of the First Lady's workout routine. She is a tough lady.

Newly Released Emails Detail Benghazi Correspondence

Adviser to Clinton reported early evidence that attacks were not precipitated by anti-Islam video.

Those participating in AMAs usually provide proof, as Snowden did Thursday.

In Reddit Chat, Edward Snowden Calls Rand Paul's Filibuster a 'Sea Change'

The ex-spy answered users questions about NSA reform Thursday.

Advocacy Group: IRS' Problems 'Won't Be Cured by Removing Lois Lerner'

Institutional reform is needed to restore trust after targeting scandal, Cause of Action finds.

State Promises More Documents to Benghazi Committee

The panel's GOP chairman says he needs more information from the department before bringing Hillary Clinton in to testify.

The Gyrocopter Pilot Is Being Indicted

Doug Hughes could face more than nine years in prison for the stunt.

Congress and the White House are Paying Attention to Opioid Abuse

As drug-related deaths continue to increase, government is looking to respond.

Play of the Day: Ask Bernie Sanders Anything... About Hillary Clinton

The presidential hopeful hosted an AMA on Reddit this week.

Justice Department Memo: NSA Spying Will Begin Shutting Down This Week

Memo circulated on Wednesday says lawmakers only have until Friday—not June 1—to resolve their standoff over NSA surveillance without risking an interruption to the program.

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