Healthcare providers banned from Medicaid may have been reimbursed $213 million in federal money, thanks to a state agency oversight, a government watchdog reported.Valid identification numbers — identifiers that ensure providers are eligible for…Continue
A frequent federal grant recipient with ties to both major political parties couldn't document how its local affiliates spent most of a $2.5 million Department of Justice grant it got to help keep troubled students from dropping out of high…Continue
Richard J. Griffin, the Department of Veterans Affairs main watchdog against corruption, waste and manipulation is a man who was forced out of his position at the State Department in disgrace after failing to properly oversee Blackwater security…Continue
Being a single mother or witnessing a gang crime could be enough for Central American illegal immigrants to get on the path to asylum under guidance the Homeland Security Department issued last week, opening new ways for the surge of illegal…Continue
Residents of Chicago’s North Side are wondering why mysterious signs keep popping up that liken the area’s homeless population to rats and other vermin.The professional-looking signs, which have been spotted in area alleys, depict a man in cross…Continue
President Obama on Thursday took a battering ram to his liberal critics on trade, saying those who claim new trade deals are bad for working families “don't know what they're talking about.” Obama delivered a fiery speech at the Organizing for…Continue
Congressional Republicans are locked in a debate about whether to temporarily keep in place the ObamaCare subsidies that are at risk of being struck down at the Supreme Court.More than a half-dozen competing plans have already been put forward in…Continue
It was sort of inevitable that on his first day of campaigning as an announced candidate for president earlier this month, Rand Paul would be asked whether he supported a ban on abortions in cases of rape or incest.Reporters have been asking…Continue
History often repeats itself, and if you have lived two lives, as I have done, you have a good chance of seeing the reenactment with your own eyes.Liberation theology, of which not much has been heard for two decades, is back in the news. But what…Continue
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell secured more than 60 votes to end a filibuster that eventually led to Loretta Lynch being confirmed as attorney general, according to a report.…Continue
On Thursday, we chronicled President Obama's series of decisions to carry on with his public schedule -- a burger joint photo op, a partisan speech on infrastructure spending, and a pair of Manhattan fundraisers -- in the midst of two major international crises. First, Russian-backed and -armed…Continue
The most important battle in politics today is the one within the Republican Party, and the tea party movement didn’t start it. The GOP’s civil war began in 1912 when Teddy Roosevelt made progressivism the governing philosophy of the Republican establishment.
For the 102 years since, the conflict has been between limited-government constitutional conservatives and the proponents of big government — and the big spending that goes with it.…Continue
Karl Rove’s criticisms of Hillary Clinton's age and health were “pathetic,” Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Sunday.
“In my view, she’s in the prime of her political life. She’s got the energy. She’s articulate. She’s got the background. She’s got the smarts. She has all of the elements of a good leader plus the fact, and this is not to be underestimated, she is enormously attractive to people,” the California Democrat said on CNN's "State of the Union." “And she carries…Continue
Yet another Muslim fundamentalist has been connected to Hillary Clinton through a foundation the former Secretary of State helps lead. It’s been learned that the Shariah compliant government of Brunei – whose Sultan has been on the receiving end of Hollywood protesters for his ownership stake in the Beverly Hills Hotel – has made …Continue