Report: Secret Service Losing Agents Faster Than It Can Replace Them
U.S. Secret Service agents are leaving the force faster than the agency is able to replace them, potentially forcing federal officials to pull from outside government organizations to fill the vacancies, two congressmen said Tuesday.
Lawmakers say Secret Service running out of agents
Two lawmakers claimed Tuesday that the U.S. Secret Service may need to seek outside help to fulfill its mission because agents are leaving the agency faster than they can be replaced.
Florida congressman labels Metro a ‘screwed-up mess’; board chairman says federal government not paying fair share
Top Metro officials and members of Congress squared off at a contentious hearing Wednesday on the beleaguered transit agency’s myriad problems, with the Metro board’s chairman shouting that the federal government is shortchanging the agency and a House member lambasting Metro as a “screwed-up mess.”
GAO says DoD isn’t cashing in on billions in savings
A new annual report from the Government Accountability Office found the Defense Department still has not addressed issues that could add up to billions of dollars in savings.
Justice Dept. fails to turn over all Fast and Furious docs
The Obama administration failed to adhere to a court-ordered Friday deadline to turn over all subpoenaed documents to Congress about the government's role in the 2009-2011 Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal, prompting immediate complaints from Congress.
Lawmakers Want Answers on Stolen HHS Laptop That Potentially Contained Personal Info on Millions
A fairly run-of-the-mill break-in at an office building in Olympia, Washington, is drawing attention from lawmakers who are concerned about a serious breach of personal information.
Officials: Amtrak Engineer Hit Brakes Seconds Before Crash
The engineer of an Amtrak passenger train applied the emergency brakes five seconds before it struck a backhoe sitting on the same track, killing the backhoe operator and a track supervisor, federal officials said.
Supreme Court Water Fight
The Obama Administration has pushed the legal boundaries of executive action and dared courts to stop it.