Lawmakers Question $190 Million Contract For Firm Accused Of Fraud

July 23, 2014 8:49 AM Comments

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle — and both chambers of Congress — are questioning a Department of Homeland Security contract for up to $190 million to a firm that the Justice Department accused of fraud.

GAO: Fake Applicants Finding It Easy To Sign Up for ObamaCare

July 23, 2014 8:49 AM Comments

Investigators from the Government Accountability Office have been able to register fake applicants with fictitious identifying documents for health plans and federal subsidies through ObamaCare, according to a published report.

IRS Employee Charged With Identity Theft

July 23, 2014 8:42 AM Comments

A former IRS employee in Central California was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of stealing the identities of her co-workers and opening credit card accounts to go on shopping sprees with friends, federal prosecutors said.

House Slaps TSA For Overpaying ‘Criminal Investigators’

July 22, 2014 8:44 PM Comments

The House voted Tuesday to force the Transportation Security Administration to only pay employees as criminal investigators when they spend most of their time investigating crimes.

The Hunt for Lerner’s Emails

July 22, 2014 8:30 PM Comments

The case of the former IRS official’s lost emails became more complicated this week after a top agency official said he’s no longer 100 percent sure there are no back-ups.

Are We In The Third-Biggest Stock Bubble In US History?

July 22, 2014 6:10 PM Comments

Research from one report, data suggest the US may be in the midst of one of the largest stock bubbles in its history.

Senators Warn VA Nominee of Host of Problems that Await

July 22, 2014 6:06 PM Comments

Senators considering the nomination of former corporate executive Robert McDonald to take over the Department of Veterans Affairs Tuesday had little to say about him, but plenty to say about the failings of the bureaucracy he would be expected to fix.

Power Outage in Atlanta Keeps 5k Federal Workers Home

July 22, 2014 6:05 PM Comments

Crews are working around the clock to repair an electrical issue that shut down federal complex in downtown Atlanta.

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