Email Issue Revives Old Questions About ClintonsHillary Rodham Clinton is facing a new set of questions about ethics and transparency — the sort that have dogged her and husband Bill for decades.
Abramson: Obama Administration Has 'Put A Freeze' On JournalistsFormer executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson, spoke of being “fired” from the paper in May, and also her belief that the Obama White House is the most secretive administration she ever dealt with in her career.
Report: US Drone Policy A 'Slippery Slope' Toward 'Continual Conflict'One year after President Obama vowed to create greater transparency and guidelines for drone strikes, a new bipartisan report from senior military and intelligence officials warns the “secret war” of lethal drone strikes risks putting the U.S. on a “slippery slope” toward perpetual war.
Veteran White House Correspondents: Obama 'Least Accessible' Of Any PresidentThree past presidents and veterans of The White House Correspondents Association agreed that Barack Obama is the “least accessible” of any modern president.
AP Chief Urges Obama Against Using 'National Security' To Conceal TransparencyThe Associated Press' executive editor called on governments around the world to support an independent press, warning Monday that efforts to silence the media through intimidation and violence are "in effect an attack on a nation's people."
Twitter Threatens To Sue Obama Administration Over Gov't Surveillance RequestsTwitter is prepared to sue the Obama administration for the right to disclose more detailed information on surveillance requests it receives from the government.
House Intel Chair: Obama's Drone Policy Changes Put 'American Lives At Risk'House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., cautioned against “self-imposed red tape” on U.S. drone strikes, saying that restrictions on the targeted strikes puts “Americans’ lives at risk.”
Poll: Only 11 Percent Say NSA Now Less Likely To Monitor Americans' Phone CallsDespite President Barack Obama’s vow for greater “transparency” and tighter National Security Agency restrictions, only 11 percent of American voters think the government is now less likely to monitor their private phone calls.
Despite Vow Of Transparency, White House Declines Comment On Drone AttackThe White House is declining to confirm reports that a U.S. drone killed the Pakistani Taliban's second-in-command.
Obama Administration Censored, Withheld Record Amount Of Government Documents In 2012The Obama administration answered more requests from the public to see government records under the Freedom of Information Act last year, but more often than it ever has it cited legal exceptions to censor or withhold the material, according to a new analysis by The Associated Press. It frequently cited the need to protect national security and internal deliberations.
Dan Rather: Obama Hasn't Met Promises, Has 'Delivered Less Transparency'Longtime reporter Dan Rather stated that he believes President Obama has been “fairly good” in office, but that he has broken his promise of increased transparency in The White House.