Veterans Affairs officials illegally accessed whistleblower medical records to engage in a smear campaign aimed at covering up fatally lax medical care, according to testimony at a U.S. Senate committee.
Fuel fraud: Government employees steal millions from taxpayers at the pump
In the past five years, the federal government has prosecuted $240 million in fuel fraud cases. But specialists in how to crack down on fraud say the real figure is probably much higher.
Pennsylvania hides $53 billion in debt, study finds
Pennsylvania fails to list $53 billion in debt on its balance sheet, giving it the third-most hidden debt among 10 Northeast states. Should it come as any surprise that lawmakers have all but ignored the state's huge unfunded pension liability?
New report finds that the government over-promises again
All the media attention given to the Social Security and Medicare promises raises a question: Will America's Baby Boomers actually get all the benefits Uncle Sam has promised them? It’s looking more dubious by the day.
The owner of the Gold King Mine says an EPA official lied during a congressional hearing when he said the agency responded to a mine “cave-in,” when in fact EPA contractors created the disaster by barricading the mine last summer.
Big guns, big money coming out as battle over the crude oil export ban intensifies
What do Vladimir Putin, Robert Menendez and 10 other members of the U.S. Senate have in common? They’re all targets of a massive and expensive media campaign waged over the 40-year-old ban on U.S. crude oil exports.
Why shouldn’t Missouri become the 26th right-to-work state?
Union organizers who couldn’t persuade a majority of Missouri lawmakers to vote against right-to-work are bent on stopping a two-thirds majority from overriding Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto.
Michigan becomes second state to lose its mind over beer label
You'd think people would be able to tell the difference between baby formula and beer. But common sense hasn't stopped Michigan and New Hampshire from losing their minds over the label on Founders Brewery’s Oatmeal Breakfast Stout,