Bills introduced in Oklahoma and West Virginia focusing on Bible elective courses in public schools continue to face mounting opposition, but lawmakers have indicated the legislation is important and supported by constituents.
A Kentucky lawyer made millions off Social Security disability programs, devising a scheme with a judge to approve fraudulent claims at an “assembly-line” rate.
A two-year investigation led by Sen. Tom Coburn (R., Okla.), ranking member on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, revealed a case of coordinated fraud responsible for the approval of billions in claims.
Gina McCarthy, an administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced the nation’s top environmental enforcer will require new coal power plants to cut their carbon emission by roughly half of what current plants emit during a news conference at the National Press Club.
One of the Democratic Party’s largest political contributors must pay a former employee who was fired from his job because he refused to donate to a union political action committee (PAC).
Wildcard Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.) still will not say if he voted for President Obama during last month’s West Virginia Democratic primary.
A wild-eyed felon known as West Virginia prisoner #11593-051 nearly bested President Obama Tuesday in that state’s Democratic primary.