Oversight

Protecting Adulterous Feds, Boosting USPS and Other Ideas From Presidential Candidates

An unexpected defender of the federal workforce emerges.

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Court Overturns Ruling Against NSA Surveillance Program

The bulk-collection program was reined in earlier this summer when Congress passed the USA Freedom Act.

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Note to Feds: Don’t Let Family Members Store Porn on Your Work Computer

Senior Commerce official had seven government computers at home.

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The New York financial district.

Stock Market Jitters Underline Vacancies in Financial Agencies

Senate faces a long list of unconfirmed nominations for regulators, deputies, judges.

Energy Report: Solyndra Knowingly Ripped Off Government

The Energy Department’s internal watchdog says the failed solar company that took half a billion dollars in taxpayer money may have knowingly misled federal officials.

On Politics

Trump Proves Again That He's Not Apologizing For Anything Soon

The Republican presidential candidate has rebuffed the head of Fox News and defended his latest controversial remarks.

House GOP Thinks It Can Amend Obamacare In The Coming Months

A legislative package is tentatively expected to move in the fall.

What Does the Constitution Say About the War on ISIS?

The legislature refuses to discharge its constitutionally assigned responsibilities. What happens now?

Play of the Day: Freedom of Religion and Speech Explained

When it comes to discrimination, the Constitution isn't what some people think it is.

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USAID and Watchdog Continue Sparring Over Afghan Health Clinics

Dispute centers on best way to map sites to gauge reach of $210 million program.

On Politics
Rep. David Jolly, R-Fla., wrote HUD Secretary Julian Castro a letter asking him to “immediately consider changes to department policy that take seriously this recent report by the inspector general.”

The Matter of Public Housing and Income Levels Is, Well, Complicated

“Practically all housing is subsidized in some way,” says low-income housing advocate.

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