Oversight

Conservatives Plotting Against Planned Parenthood and John Boehner Could Force a Shutdown

Conservatives want to defund the group, even if it means a shutdown. And they’re holding the GOP leadership accountable.

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Frustrations of 2013 Shutdown Linger As the Threat of a Repeat Grows, Says Ex-Pentagon Comptroller

Robert Hale is growing less hopeful about avoiding a lapse in appropriations next month.

Play of the Day: Kanye West for President

If Trump can lead in the polls in 2015, why can't an outspoken musician in 2020?

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Obama Restores Mount McKinley to Its Original Name of Denali

The park encompassing the mountain has been called Denali National Park since 1980.

Court Overturns Ruling Against NSA Surveillance Program

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

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

Senior Commerce official had seven government computers at home.

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?

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