United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., holds up a checklist related to the preparation for the implementation of the Obamacare healthcare program, and specifically, the HealthCare.gov website, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Obama admin. posts low health care signups

WASHINGTON (AP) — Planting a paltry number on a national disappointment, the Obama administration revealed Wednesday that just 26,794 people enrolled for health insurance during the first, flawed month of operations for the federal “Obamacare” […]

11/13/2013

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' main landing web page for HealthCare.gov. (AP Photo/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Contractor warned health site had limited testing

WASHINGTON (AP) — A major contractor behind the federal health insurance exchange website told the government last month it didn’t have enough time to test its product. CGI Federal also told the Centers for Medicare […]

10/30/2013

Charlene Lamb testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

State officials cleared in Benghazi security gaps

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four State Department officials have been cleared of security failures that led to an attack last year on a diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, authorities said […]

08/20/2013

Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe during an interview with the Associated Press at his office at U.S. Postal Service Headquarters in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

USPS eyes alcohol deliveries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Allowing the Postal Service to deliver beer, wine and spirits is high on his wish list for raising cash for his financially ailing agency, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Thursday. In an […]

08/01/2013

Letter carrier Diosdado Gabnat moves boxes of mail into his truck to begin delivery at a post office in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

No more mail at your door? Delivery changes eyed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans for generations have come to depend on door-to-door mail delivery. It’s about as American as apple pie. But with the Postal Service facing billions of dollars in annual losses, the delivery […]

07/24/2013

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IRS chief: Inappropriate screening was broad

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service’s screening of groups seeking tax-exempt status was broader and lasted longer than has been previously disclosed, the new head of the agency said Monday. An internal IRS document […]

06/24/2013

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IRS official contradicts claims about reviews

WASHINGTON (AP) — Internal Revenue Service officials in Washington scrutinized the very first application from a tea party group seeking tax-exempt status — and dozens of others, including some requests that languished for more than […]

06/17/2013

Former US Ambassador Thomas Pickering (AP Photo)

Ex-diplomat is asked to answer Benghazi questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee chairman on Wednesday asked a retired diplomat who helped lead an independent review of the attack against the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, if he will agree to […]

05/15/2013

US President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

Obama calls GOP focus on Benghazi a ‘sideshow’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday denied Republican criticism that his White House was trying to cover up information about the deadly assault in Benghazi, Libya last year, as undeterred GOP lawmakers pressed […]

05/13/2013

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