A bill reforming the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) could pass the Senate as early as Thursday, but at least one Senator has placed a hold on the legislation.
An IRS watchdog is refusing to release thousands of documents related to unauthorized leaks of confidential taxpayer information to the White House, citing privacy concerns.
The Obama administration will soon turn over thousands of documents related to improper disclosures of confidential taxpayer information by the IRS to the White House, a watchdog group announced Tuesday.
A Department of Justice public affairs official called CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson “out of control” for her coverage of the Fast and Furious scandal, and even called her editors at the broadcast network to complain, emails obtained by the watchdog group Judicial Watch show.
Criminal justice reform might be the only issue that can put the Koch Institute, the Heritage foundation, and former White House green jobs czar Van Jones in the same room.
The D.C. Council passed a bill Tuesday reforming asset forfeiture laws in the District of Columbia following several investigative news reports detailing abuse and civil rights concerns regarding the practice.
The federal government is revising its controversial “no fly” list protocols, the Department of Justice said in court filings last Friday.
A Republican congressional committee chairman is demanding an investigation into whether the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is illegally destroying text messages that should be preserved under the Federal Records Act, the Washington Times reports.
“IF IN DOUBT … TAKE IT!”
That’s the advice in a slideshow presented to New Jersey prosecutors pursuing civil asset forfeiture cases, an obscure process which allows the government to take citizens’ property even if they have not been convicted or charged with a crime.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D., N.H.) is projected to hold her Senate seat against Republican challenger Scott Brown, according to several news outlets and election forecasters.