Veterans Affairs hospitals across the country reported more than 500 incidents last year where patients were gravely injured or died as a result of the care they received.
Data obtained by the Washington Free Beacon through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) shows 575 “institutional disclosures of adverse events”—the bureaucratic phrase for reporting a serious mistake—at VA hospitals in fiscal year 2013.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest said the Obama administration is “absolutely” the most transparent presidency in history, contrary to recent complaints from press groups.
A second federal judge Friday ordered the Internal Revenue Service to explain under oath how the agency lost two years of emails from former IRS official Lois Lerner.
Dozens of leading U.S. press organizations are urging the Obama administration to live up to its transparency promises and reverse a trend of increased secrecy at federal agencies.
LANCASTER, N.H.—There is a specter haunting New Hampshire—the specter of libertarianism—and every year it holds a huge party in the middle of the woods where people carry guns, smoke weed, prepare for the collapse of society, and trade Bitcoin for beer.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.) will amend a personal financial disclosure report to correct what her reelection campaign says is an error, after ethical questions were raised over stock she and her husband own.
Sens. Patrick Leahy (D., Vt.) and John Cornyn (R., Texas) introduced a bill Tuesday to reform the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
A prominent Boston lobbying firm tweeted, then deleted, that it held a fundraiser Monday for Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.) and her reelection campaign, where the candidate discussed the effects of Obamacare.
The Senate is expected to vote late Thursday or Friday on an amendment introduced by Sens. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) and Cory Booker (D., N.J.) to block the Justice Department from interfering with state-approved medical marijuana laws.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) subpoenaed the IRS commissioner Monday to testify next week after the agency claimed it lost an unknown number of emails from former senior official Lois Lerner.