| Jun 5, 2015
| 3:49 PM
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is calling for an investigation of a visa program that has been used at Walt Disney World to replace some of its technology employees with foreign workers.
Nelson, D-Florida, this week asked the Department of Homeland Security to...
| Jun 7, 2015
| 10:39 AM
Social Security overpaid nearly half the people receiving disability benefits over the past decade, according to a government watchdog, raising questions about the management of the cash-strapped program.
In all, Social Security overpaid beneficiaries by...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 3:03 AM
Scores of low-flying planes circling American cities are part of a civilian air force operated by the FBI and obscured behind fictitious companies, The Associated Press has learned.
The AP traced at least 50 aircraft back to the FBI, and identified...
| May 26, 2015
| 9:00 PM
I'm disappointed with Republicans who voted last week to empower President Obama with new trade authority. I wouldn't trust this administration to negotiate a deal on a secondhand Subaru — let alone a trillion-dollar trade deal.
One free and...
| May 21, 2015
| 6:57 PM
In February, President Obama selected Mary Barzee-Flores as the nominee to fill the vacancy on the Federal Southern District Court of Florida. Barzee-Flores served as a circuit judge on Florida's Eleventh Judicial Circuit in Miami for almost a decade,...
| May 5, 2015
| 8:31 PM
Obama administration officials and lawmakers are calling for greater accountability and tougher disciplinary procedures at the Drug Enforcement Administration after the agency imposed only light punishments on agents who forgot a San Diego man in a...
| May 8, 2015
| 3:11 PM
President Obama has routinely promised greater transparency within the federal government. Now, Congress is making strides toward achieving this critical goal.
The House of Representatives and Senate are considering nearly identical bills to...
| May 8, 2015
| 3:36 PM
HARTFORD — Sovaldi is being hailed as breakthrough treatment for the more than 3 million Americans with hepatitis C. But while the pricey prescription pill has given new hope to patients, it has had a detrimental impact on the state budget.
| Apr 15, 2015
| 3:12 PM
It is widely held that the dopiest anti-Obamacare lawsuit is King vs. Burwell, a conservative contrivance that tortures four words in the Affordable Care Act to assert that consumer healthcare subsidies in three dozen states should be invalidated.
| Apr 20, 2015
| 8:27 PM
A handful of small Los Angeles County cities seize large amounts of cash and cars using a controversial federal law that allows them to confiscate property even when owners aren’t charged with a crime, according to a report published by an...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 11:44 AM
In a forceful denouncement, President Obama derided the “political gamesmanship” that he said continues to hold up the confirmation of Loretta Lynch to serve as attorney general five months after he first nominated her for the job....