1 hr ago
Federal Computer Week
GAO: What Congress' watchdogs are thinking
When the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee recently summoned Defense Department officials to explain their nearly two-decade delay in complying with a law requiring Cabinet departments to produce auditable financial statements, Chairman Tom Carper left no doubt who wore the white hats.
Trending on the Topix Network
Mon Jul 21, 2014
EPA inspector general rejects senators' demand to scrap fracking probe
The U.S. EPA's Office of Inspector General sent a letter to five Republican senators indicating its intention to continue its investigation into hydraulic fracturing.
Government IT Priorities: Security Reigns, Cloud Crawls
Our new survey shows fed agencies focusing more on security, as they should, but they're still behind the times with cloud use, data center consolidation, and overall innovation.
Senator Tom Coburn Endorses Weston Wamp
Sen. Tom Coburn, M.D. has endorsed Weston Wamp for the Republican nomination in Tennessee's Third Congressional District.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Beckers ASC Review
AGA Leaders Join Alliance of Specialty Medicine Fly-In: 4 Insights
Six American Gastroenterological Association physician leaders travelled to Washington, D.C., for the Alliance of Specialty Medicine's annual legislative fly-in.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Federal Computer Week
Security checks, Moore's law, spectrum sharing and more
Two senior lawmakers are looking for an explanation of a contract awarded to USIS by a Department of Homeland Security component earlier this month.
Outside the Beltway
Ted Cruz Ready To Force A Showdown Over Immigration?
Last summer, with the backing of several national Tea Party organizations, Texas Senator Ted Cruz toured the country building up support for his plan to force a government shutdown at the upcoming end of the Fiscal Year over the issue of "defunding" the Affordable Care Act.
The New Age Of Cruel Incompetence
The Obama administration is starting into Class 5 political death spiral. The vortex of which is becoming so intense and wide spread that it is going to pull a lot of Democrats and Liberal dogma down with the administration as Team Obama augers in.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Insurance Journal West
Senate Passes TRIA Renewal with Broker Licensing Provision
In a 93-4 vote, the Senate today passed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014 that extends the federal reinsurance program for seven years.
Jeh Johnson pressed on $190M contract to company amid fraud probe
Two top lawmakers demanded Thursday that Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson explain why one of his federal agencies signed a contract for up to $190 million with a background check company the government is already targeting for fraud.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Senate Republicans block effort to reverse Hobby Lobby decision
Senate Republicans blocked an effort Wednesday to reverse the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows some for-profit companies to deny health insurance coverage for birth control.
Lamar Daily News
Congress: Use the power of the purse to save the border
Here's an assignment for you: Watch the 1939 classic "The Wizard of Oz" and pay particular attention to the part in which Dorothy realizes that in her ruby red slippers, she had the magic power she needed all along.
Janet Yellen's New Code Word for the Bubble: "Substantially Stretched"
Every economic cycle exhibiting unsubstantiated optimism deserves its own euphemism for calm the fuck down -a evocative, but subtle phrase implying that investors may want to check themselves before they wreck themselves.
Eric Holder Said the Obvious and that's Racism Drives the Obama Bashing
Attorney General Eric Holder finally said the obvious and that's that racism drives and has always driven the relentless bash of President Obama.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
by the Numbers: 20
The three senators who are physicians include Republicans Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, who's resigning at the end of this year, and Rand Paul of Kentucky, an ophthalmologist who may run for president in 2016.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
The Daily Caller
Chicago Residents Hammer Obama On Immigration Spending, Plead For Help [VIDEO]
A group of protesters in Chicago called for action and heavily criticized President Obama for ignoring the high rates of violent crime in the city while spending billions of dollars to deal with an influx of illegal child immigrants into the U.S. "Do something for our children," said one of the protesters, in a video posted at the blog Rebel Pundit ... (more)
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Next 25 Articles
Leadership: All year long, President Obama has bragged that if Congress didnA t act on his legislative agenda, heA d do so on his own.
Josh, Ben, and Mike
They met in a bar in Northern Virginia. There was a fourth person there too, who has chosen to remain anonymous.
Sweetness & Light
Perry Warned Obama About Border Surge 2 Years Ago
In a letter to Obama more than two years ago, Perry raised a red alarm about an influx of unaccompanied children crossing the southern border, citing federal statistics showing that the number of minors had shot up 90 percent.
Coburn: 'For $8M, We Can Put them All on a First-Class Seat ...
On the same day President Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion dollars to deal with the crisis at the Southwest border, Sen. Tom Coburn called it "the wrong approach."