Oversight

Obama Finally Floats a Refugee Plan As Support for Deportation Grows

Obama administration officials are considering a plan that would allow Hondurans under 21 to apply for refugee status from their home country, without having to make the dangerous trek to America.

Oversight

Judge Uses Domino's Pizza to Explain Obamacare Exchanges

Buried in today's ruling in favor of Obamacare subsidies is the perfect way to explain the case to people who aren't riveted by health care policy.

Defense

Border Sheriffs Perplexed by Rick Perry's Plan to Send 1,000 Troops to Stare at Mexico

Why would you spend millions of dollars sending troops to the border who can't actually detain anyone? That's what some Texas sheriffs of border towns are asking.

Oversight

Americans Have Some Awful Ideas About Fixing Congress

Gallup recently asked more than 1,000 Americans "What is the most important thing you would recommend be done to fix Congress?"

Oversight

Capitol Hill Staffer Arrested for Bringing 9mm Handgun to Work

Ryan Shucard, the Press Secretary for Republican Rep. Tom Marino, was charged with Carrying a Pistol Without a License.

Defense

Bowe Bergdahl Is Returning to Active Duty

Return follows months of accusations and speculation over whether he deserted the military before being captured.

Defense

Brain-Damaged Veterans Kicked Out of Group Homes Thanks to Congressional Inaction

Ten brain-damaged veterans have been discharged from their special therapeutic group homes because Congress has failed to renew their rehabilitation program.

Management

GOP's Anti-Obamacare Ads May Have Accidentally Boosted Enrollment

The majority of the people who enrolled — even Republicans — liked their plans.

Oversight

Americans Have Less Confidence In Congress Than Just About Anything, Ever

The latest Gallup poll found that only 7 percent of those polled have "a great deal" or "quite a bit" of confidence in Congress.

Oversight

A Solution to Paying for Infrastructure Projects That Doesn't Involve the Postal Service

Two senators are working on a bill to raise the federal gasoline and fuel tax to boost the Highway Trust Fund.

Defense

Bergdahl Was Discharged from the Coast Guard for Psychological Reasons Before He Joined the Army

When Bergdahl enlisted in 2008, the Army was in the middle of the process of lowering its recruitment standards.

Defense

Child Migrants Claim They're Being Abused By U.S. Border Officials

Some of the tens of thousands of children who have crossed the border since 2011 claim that they've been physically and verbally abused by border patrol agents.

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