Force a Shutdown to Influence Outcome of November Elections?

August 28, 2014 1:03 PM Comments

One writer says that “the last, best hope for Democrats” to save the Senate will be to goad Republicans into another government shutdown by issuing an executive order on immigration.

VA Whistleblower Condemns IG Report

August 28, 2014 10:47 AM Comments

A whistleblower who helped bring attention to extended wait times for veterans at VA hospitals says that a report by the Department of Veteran Affairs inspector general is misleading and intended to “exonerate” the VA of wrongdoing.

VA Depicts Veterans As Oscar The Grouch

August 28, 2014 8:41 AM Comments

Just as President Obama is promising to reform veterans’ health care and restore “dignity” to the system, the Veterans Affairs office in Philadelphia is apologizing for depicting dissatisfied veterans as Oscar the Grouch in an internal training guide.

CFPB Employees Detail Hostile Work Environment

August 28, 2014 8:33 AM Comments

America’s newest federal agency, charged with regulating financial institutions to prevent another hostile economic downturn, is having troubles regulating hostilities and discrimination among its own employees.

Md. and Va. Residents Get Tickets In D.C. During Overnight Hours

August 28, 2014 8:32 AM Comments

If you park overnight in D.C., you can get a ticket if you don’t have a D.C. license plate.

Social Security Benefits After A Divorce

August 28, 2014 8:31 AM Comments

What happens to Social Security benefits after a divorce? How is the money calculated? In other words, do we still get the same amount, or is the total combined and we each get half?

White House Has ‘No Idea’ Whether Government Will Shut Down

August 27, 2014 9:21 PM Comments

The White House on Wednesday said it was unsure whether the government would be shut down in the fall.

TSA’s PreCheck Flier Program Hits 500,000 Enrollment Mark

August 27, 2014 9:15 PM Comments

Just nine months after rolling out the PreCheck program for the public, the TSA said it hit the 500,000 mark for enrolled travelers.

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