EXCLUSIVE: Watchdog Kept Silent On Big HUD Problems It Found

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
A dilapidated house. (Shutterstock/Liudmila Parova)

The reports revealed felons living in federal housing, tax fraud and millions sitting in old bank accounts.

Dem Lawmakers Want Trump's Mar-a-Lago Trips Examined

Politics | Will Racke
U.S. President Donald Trump's motorcade stops momentarily alongside a group of supporters as he returns to the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S. March 4, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)
Democratic lawmakers going after the 'Winter White House'

More Than Half Of These VA Programs' Payments Were Wrong

US | Kathryn Watson
Chicago Area Hines Veterans Hospital

Cost taxpayers billions

Here's The Biggest Federal Funding Gap No One Talks About

US | Kathryn Watson

‘The taxpayers are being hosed’

Obama Administration's Confusing Immigration Policy Causes Influx Of Illegals

US | Timothy Meads
Illegal migrants from Guatemala, deported from Phoenix, Arizona in the U.S., walk after arriving at an air force base in Guatemala City

‘Ineffective campaigns could lead to higher levels of migration’

Watchdog Says Federal IT Projects Waste Billions, 'Frequently Fail'

US | Ethan Barton

Information technology investments are problematic

IRS Doesn't Care Where $14 Billion In Green Energy Funding Went

Politics | Michael Bastasch
A sign at the entrance to the headquarters of bankrupt Solyndra LLC is shown in Fremont

Here’s why green energy firms love federal spending

The Medicare Recovery Audit Program Works For Taxpayers

Opinion | Andrew F. Quinlan
Seniors Rush To Register For Medicare Part D Plan Before Deadline

The least that can be done for taxpayers is to ensure that providers are not benefiting from improper payments.

State Lawmakers Should Pump The Brakes On Gas Tax Hikes

Opinion | Damien Salamacha

There’s plenty of money to save without hiking taxes.

GAO Report Proves the Senate Must Act To Stop Abortion Funding in Obamacare

Opinion | Mary Therese Drury

Harry Reid refuses to bring up a bill that would stop the practice.

GAO: Obamacare Exchanges Funnel Taxpayer Dollars To Plans That Cover Abortion

US | Sarah Hurtubise

28 states allow exchange coverage for elective abortion

Report: Obama Admin Failures Caused HealthCare.gov Tech Flop

US | Sarah Hurtubise
President Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius gesture as they take part in a joke during White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington

Investigation found it wasn’t contractors’ fault

Getting Missile Defense Right

Opinion | Ken Blackwell

Scrap the untested, expensive SM-3 II-B and let’s fix what we already have

Coburn, GAO: Sequester Resulted In Exactly One Layoff

Opinion | Akash Chougule

‘The facts seem to say the experts underestimated sequestration’s impact by between 99,999 and 1,599,999 jobs’

Paul Ryan's poverty plan charts a moderate path, not a conservative one

Opinion | Chris Edwards

Fundamental critiques of welfare programs are left out, while implying tweaking could work.

Flood insurance welfare for the rich

Opinion | Steve Pociask

A Senate bill would gut reforms of a program that serves as a subsidy to the one percent.

Budget negotiators should pick the low-hanging fruit

Opinion | Thomas Schatz
Sessions, Ryan, Murray and Van Hollen talk to reporters as they emerge from an informal meeting of Congressional budget conferees to set a path for their negotiations on the federal budget, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

Duplicate programs should be easy targets for cuts.

GAO probes skyrocketing federal abortion spending

Politics | Caroline May
'The federal government providing funding to abortion providers is a serious problem in our nation'

Report: TSA employee misconduct leapt by 26 percent

US | Elizabeth Dorton

Employees stole thousands of dollars, slept on the job and let friends freely pass through security

The government has no idea how many agencies it has

Politics | Josh Peterson

No complete official government list of federal agencies and programs currently exists.