Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the just-resolved budget fight was “a little bit scary” because it “got close to the edge,” and the lesson has to be that U.S. won’t be put in that position again.
“Obamacare” escaped unharmed from the government shutdown Republicans hoped would stop it, but just as quickly they have opened a new line of attack — one handed to them by the administration itself.
Report: Obama Administration ‘Extremely Controlling and Extremely Resistant to Journalistic Intervention’
The U.S. government’s aggressive prosecution of leaks and efforts to control information are having a chilling effect on journalists and government whistle-blowers, according to a report released Thursday on U.S. press freedoms under the Obama administration.
The Obama administration is blocking a federal law enforcement agent from publishing a book about the failed “Fast and Furious” gun-smuggling sting operation because of concerns that the book would negatively affect morale, the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday.
A bipartisan group of senators are unveiling legislation that would end the National Security Agency’s collection of millions of Americans’ phone records.
The Obama administration on Tuesday sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Tampa, Fla., businesswoman whose complaint to the FBI led to Gen. David Petraeus’ ouster as CIA director.
The future of coal is getting darker.
Warning to seniors on Medicare: If someone asks for your personal information for a state insurance exchange under the new health care law, he’s probably a crook. Those exchanges don’t apply to seniors.
US Officials To Judge: ‘There Was No Single Person Who Had Complete Technical Understanding’ Of NSA System
U.S. officials for nearly three years accessed data on thousands of domestic phone numbers they shouldn’t have and then misrepresented their actions to a secret spy court to reauthorize the government’s surveillance program, documents released Tuesday show.
The Obama administration is facing criticism over its attempt to straddle the federal law that makes marijuana illegal and state laws that permit recreational use of the drug.