Audit Exposes Millions Unaccounted For In FEMA Spending

US | Tristyn Bloom

There is a house in New Orleans, and no one knows how much it cost to rebuild

Audit Finds FEMA Wasted Millions During Iowa Flood Relief

US | Tristyn Bloom
Iowa Faces Next Round Of Flooding

Didn’t understand its own rules

FEMA Demands A Refund From Flood-Ravaged Colorado Town

Daily Caller News Foundation | Greg Campbell

‘We have real good use for it … so to take it back was a real shock’

White House Cries Global Warming During Lull In Western Wildfires

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch

‘To attribute this human-caused increase in fire risk to carbon dioxide emissions is simply unscientific’

New York May Vote On 9/11 Conspiracy

US | Justin Smith

‘We are concerned that a 47-story skyscraper that collapsed was not properly investigated’

Texas Border Town Might Have To Dip Into Reserves To Pay For Surge Of Immigrants

US | Chuck Ross
Two men are taken into custody by the U.S. Border Patrol near Falfurrias, Texas

‘The taxpayers in McAllen did not anticipate or create this problem’

FEMA threatens to arrest volunteer drone operators during Colo. flood relief

US | Josh Peterson
Colorado Flooding.JPEG

Drone industry representatives have been eager to promote the non-lethal uses of unmanned aerial systems

'Heck of a job?' Former FEMA director says RNC doing a good job ahead of hurricane - TheDC

Politics | Steven Nelson
Former FEMA director Michael Brown

People need to ‘calm down’ about possible RNC hurricane, says former FEMA director Michael Brown

One small Texas town's remarkable volunteer wildfire reponse - TheDC

US | Paul Conner
Riley Road fire

‘The federal government cannot be everywhere at every moment. You have to help yourself’

Texas official: FEMA bureaucracy was 'convoluted, time-consuming' during wildfires - TheDC

US | Paul Conner
Texas Wildfires

‘Frustrations experienced in navigating the recovery process and assistance programs were tremendous’

Congress avoids government shutdown yet again - TheDC

Politics | C.J. Ciaramella
Eric Cantor and John Boehner

House passes bill to fund the government through November, as Republicans back down from cuts to Department of Energy programs

Senate reaches deal to avert shutdown - TheDC

Politics | C.J. Ciaramella
Irene Obama FEMA

Lawmakers reach agreement after FEMA announces it doesn’t immediately need additional funding

Senate aide: FEMA has more money than thought - AP

Politics | Steven Nelson (admin)
FEMA

If the estimate is accurate, the agency won’t need additional funds and the cause for the current gridlock will disappear

Pelosi: Dems won't support spending cuts to pay for disaster aid - TheDC

Politics | Nicholas Ballasy

‘Assistance at the time of a natural disaster, it should not be a controversial issue, it hasn’t been before’

Republican stop-gap measure fails in House over FEMA funding - TheDC

Politics | C.J. Ciaramella
Congress FEMA

Failure means the threat of government shutdown at the end of the month

Pennsylvania home owners getting soaked by new indoor sprinkler mandate - TheDC

US | Caroline May

Some Pennsylvania residents think a new rule mandating costly sprinkler installation in new homes is all wet

TheDC Morning: FEMA forgets about half a billion in misspent money - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

With ACORN, where there's smoke... - TheDC

US | Jonathan Strong

How ACORN got half a million in taxpayer dollars for ‘fire prevention’

Investigation finds FEMA improperly awarded grant to ACORN affiliate - NYT

US | Chad Brady (admin)

FEMA improperly awarded a $450,000 grant for fire safety and prevention to a New Orleans affiliate of ACORN

The last chance for the GOP

Opinion | Jeff Crouere

If the GOP doesn’t embrace conservatism this time around, a conservative third party will emerge.