Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer won a battle with state lawmakers this week, defying most other conservatives in her party to get a key component of President Obama’s Medicaid expansion through the Legislature.
After nearly 20 years and billions of taxpayer dollars, AmeriCorps has little to show.
Political opponents of President Obama witnessed something in early June that they probably thought they would never see - an opinion piece in The New York Times that was highly critical of the president.
On August 1, 2007, candidate Obama sharply criticized then-President Bush's government surveillance programs. Following the disclosures of Edward Snowden, President Obama defended the NSA's top-secret PRISM program.
When even Zee Germans are staring open-mouthed at what they call "American-style Stasi methods" you know things have got a little out of hand.
Did you know that Barack Obama has been secretly negotiating the most important trade agreement since the formation of the World Trade Organization?
President Barack Obama said recently that the Department of Justice’s monitoring of reporters as part of national security leak investigations could “chill the investigative journalism that holds government accountable.”
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Friday that the US justice system was suffering from a "calamitous collapse in the rule of law", as Washington reeled from the sensational exposure of vast spy agency surveillance programmes.
Within hours of publishing a scathing story on President Obama (http://wp.me/p3dd01-Yp) the DOJ raided the offices of the National Report claiming the raid was lawful under the USA Patriot Act but refusing to say why the government was taking the ac
A pregnant Texas actress who told the FBI her husband had sent ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, then allegedly said her husband made her mail the letters, was charged Friday with threatening t
President Barack Obama pushed back on what he called "hype" over reports detailing broad government surveillance, saying "modest encroachments on privacy" were necessary tradeoffs for security.
In praise of whistle-blowers whose risky disclosures of official wrongdoing make the nation stronger rather than weaker
It has been three years. Bradley Manning, then 22 years old, was arrested in Baghdad on May 26, 2010. He was shipped to Kuwait, placed into a cage, and kept in the sweltering heat of Camp Arifjan. "For me, I stopped keeping track," he told the cou
I recently watched an episode of "48 Hours" called "The War in Chicago". The entire episode can be viewed here:
President Barack Obama will soon sign an international arms trade treaty previously rejected by the United States Senate.
How are Obama's most devoted media loyalists reacting to the news that he is about to put in charge of the FBI the Bush lawyer who authorized the illegal NSA warrantless eavesdropping program based on warped right-wing legal theories?
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder loosened his rules for speaking with media editors on Friday during a second day of meetings with them about his Justice Department's handling of investigations that involve reporters, the editors said.
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If you know someone that actually believes that the U.S. economy is in good shape, just show them the statistics in this article.
Three short videos that show how the stench of political corruption that many of us knew was always there is now starting to ooze through the well guarded cracks of the White House and into the light of day!
Government documents have recently emerged that offer a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse into the Obama administration’s decision-making as it prepared to take actions against two big British banks over money laundering.
On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart blasted the Obama administration for aggressively investigating whistle-blowers who talked to the press. He noted that while federal prosecutors had come down hard on hackers and “potheads,”
The shocking minutes relating to President Putin’s meeting this past week with US Secretary of State John Kerry reveal the Russian leaders “extreme outrage” over the Obama regimes continued protection of global seed and plant bio-genetic......
You’re stupid,” is not something even his most severe critics usually say to President Barack Obama. But on Friday morning I picked up the Wall Street Journal and learned that the president had given a speech about the war on terror saying,.....
Quite an illustration. One person in the crowd shows the ability to think critically, and respond appropriately to a sociopath at a podium.
Turns out the wealthy didn’t lose the 2012 election; rather, the Republican rich lost to the Democratic rich.
Human rights groups wary after president asks Congress to establish special court or board to authorise legal drone action
The IRS's leaders refuse to account for the agency's corruption and abuse.
U.S. drone program - Both the military and the CIA use armed drones in surveillance and strike operations around the world. The military uses them routinely in war zones, while the CIA uses unmanned planes in top-secret operations to track and kill i