Following revelations on Capitol Hill that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has been stashing millions of dollars in U.S. aid money in a secret bank account, the State Department reaffirmed its commitment to providing the PA with around $600 million in taxpayer money.
President Obama on Friday lamented the heavy spending and largely negative nature of the ongoing presidential campaign, apparently oblivious to the fact he and his allies have spent more money and run more negative ads than his Republican opponent.
Yesterday afternoon, President Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services issued a directive effectively waiving work requirements that have been the fundamental component of the 1996 welfare reform law.
Lawmakers were livid to discover that the United States’ Olympic team uniforms were made in China.
A recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has laid bare the Obama administration’s effort to delay the impact of Medicare cuts in the health care law until after the 2012 election.
Jerry Nickelsburg, a senior economist at UCLA, recently released a study on Japan’s bullet train that shows there was little to no discernible economic effect on the regions which the train serviced.
The Democratic Party’s convention woes continue in the Tar Heel state, the Raleigh News & Observer reports.