The Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released a report [pdf] today finding that the investigative operations division (IOD) of the U.S. Marshal Service’s spent nearly $800,000 on “swag” from 2005 to 2010. The “trinkets” included, among other things, commemorative coins, silk ties, lambs wool blankets …
The U.S. Solicitor General filed three responses to anti-Obamacare petitions before the Supreme Court Monday night, SCOTUSBlog reports. That opens the door to a decision by the court, likely in the next month, to grant cert to …
An old college friendship led to financial entanglement with a Jamaican private equity firm and a British Virgin Islands holding company. Neither was disclosed during his 2012 campaign.
Even as the U.S. continues to remove dangerous extremist leaders from the field, it’s headed in the wrong direction on limiting safe havens
There are many bills moving to constrain the NSA’s domestic datamining and surveillance programs, but the senior Senator from California is in control
Despite a troubled history, Obama and Netanyahu make nice at White House talks
A Department of Justice Inspector General report lays out the limited ways domestic law enforcement is using drones, for now, and recommends policies to constrain their use.
Lobbyists aren’t the only ones affecting financial reform. How one consultant has played a role in the writing and implementation of Dodd-Frank.
Larry Summers’ failed bid to succeed Ben Bernanke as chairman of the Federal Reserve came down to three things: politics, policy and personality
As part of a broad investigation into money laundering by banks, New York State banking and insurance regulator Benjamin Lawsky has issued subpoenas for records to a number of major consulting firms in recent months, a government …
Ibrahim Al-Asiri’s unique bombmaking skills make him the Obama administration’s top target.