Nobody really knows how much crude oil is being stolen by corrupt Iraqi and US officials because, four years after the invasion, the oil meters haven't been fixed.
Onetime CIA analyst alleges Cheney, Libby lied to Congress about Pakistani nukes
Wolfowitz is allegedly working to secure a $400,000 bonus due to him on June 1 before he resigns his position, according to the blog The Washington Note.
Paul Wolfowitz, president of the World Bank, and the bank's board of directors, both sides were increasingly talking about trying to avert a confrontation that could cripple the bank and its mission of aiding poor countries. (For the Poor, of cou
Deputy chief at State has resigned; other clients hope to keep names out
The U.S. attorney in Arkansas warned the Justice Department five months before he and seven federal prosecutors were fired that "there may be some stink about this down the road" — in part because of White House involvement.
They responded with a storm of bullets, which wounded Johnston and the officers themselves. When they realized their fatal error, they planted drugs in the woman's home. They then pressured an uninvolved informant to testify to having made contro
Republican leaders are starting to encourage Renzi to resign, saying a prolonged investigation will hurt the party's chances of holding onto his Arizona seat, according to knowledgeable sources. (We might get a special election - more libertarian
World Bank officials at the forefront of the bank's anti-corruption fight voiced deep concern over the impact to their work from the crisis surrounding bank chief Paul Wolfowitz. "The credibility of our front line staff is eroding in the fa
An unwritten rule distributed 60% of the money to the party in charge and 40% to the minority party, former House Appropriations Committee staffer Jim Dyer says. [Wonder where I get my claim on the Washington Party deal?]
Vice President Dick Cheney tried to kill the V-22 in the early 1990s, when he was defense secretary. But it lives on today, and the Marine Corps announced on April 13 that in September it will begin flying its first combat missions in Iraq.
The federal probe into corruption related to disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff could be inching closer to former U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay of Sugar Land as investigators focus on a former DeLay chief of staff who later employed the Republican leader's w
The top aide to Rep. Rick Renzi (R-Ariz.) called the office of Arizona's U.S. attorney about six weeks before the prosecutor was fired, inquiring about a federal probe into the congressman's role in a land deal that benefited a former busines
Four sitting members of the House Intelligence Committee have come "under FBI scrutiny" over the last two years, and a top Democratic senator believes that the Attorney General may have been successful in delaying one probe of a Republican
White House officials conducted 20 private briefings on Republican electoral prospects in the last midterm election for senior officials in at least 15 government agencies covered by federal restrictions on partisan political activity, a White House
Investigations have been picking up speed because Abramoff, who is in jail, has been "spilling his guts" in continued debriefings with federal prosecutors. Prosecutors are embracing much of what he's telling them.
CREW sharply criticized the decision of the OSC to launch a broad investigation into brewing Administration scandals, suggests the White House is orchestrating a cover-up of its illegal and improper activities."
A former congressional aide pleaded guilty to accepting tens of thousands of dollars in gifts from lobbyist Jack Abramoff in an influence-peddling scandal that has touched the White House, Interior Department and congressional Republicans.
Embattled U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi took a leave of absence from his remaining committee assignments following recent disclosures about his involvement in a federal investigation. The Natural Resources Committee oversees land exchanges, such as the propos
Because ATS offered a contract option guaranteeing a positive revenue stream, the company won't operate the devices at low-profit locations. The city asked ATS to test safer intersections to see if it could find more lucrative locations to operat
The California State Sheriffs' Association wants the power to use radar and laser speed guns on roads with posted speed limits lower than deemed safe by accepted traffic engineering standards (it never was about safety).
The Office of Special Counsel is preparing to jump into one of the most sensitive and potentially explosive issues in Washington, launching a broad investigation into key elements of the White House political operations that for more than seven years
It's a perk of federal employment: a free monthly subsidy that pays for commutes on public transportation. But scores of workers have been taking the government for a ride, selling their benefits on the Internet and pocketing millions in cash eac
The former mayor of St. Peters, Missouri has checked in to the Federal Prison Camp in Duluth, Minnesota to serve an 18 month sentence for soliciting a bribe from Australian red light camera vendor Redflex.
A rundown of Bush appointees who left under a cloud or face conflict-of-interest allegations:
(When does this all end) The Justice Dept is conducting a probe of a $6 billion reading initiative at the center of President Bush's No Child Left Behind Law, another blow to the a program besieged by allegations of financial conflicts of intere
The 1975 Texas statute meant to ban small jurisdictions from funding city operations from speeding tickets has failed to curb the practice. Estelline, a tiny town of 194 in the Panhandle, is almost entirely funded by citations issued to outsiders pas
While my situation wasn’t nearly as dire as so many on which you report, I do feel like there are several issues my case brings up, i.e., cops lying to justify their actions, videotapes of SWAT raids not being preserved, and the necessity of some SWA
The World Bank’s board was poised for another emergency meeting after one of Paul Wolfowitz’s 2 deputies urged him to resign. It is understood that other managers of vice-president rank also suggested Mr Wolfowitz should go.
In a second blow to House Republicans this week, the FBI raided a business tied to the family of Rep. Rick Renzi (R-Ariz.) Thursday afternoon as part of an ongoing investigation into the three-term lawmaker.