- Watchdog blames IRS incompetence for lost tea party emails Updated: Jun-25-15 3:50 pm
WASHINGTON - Investigators are blaming two IRS workers at a computer center in West Virginia for erasing thousands of emails related to the tax agency's tea party scandal, impeding congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative political groups.
- House GOP demotes lawmaker who defied leaders on trade vote Updated: Jun-22-15 1:12 pm
WASHINGTON - House Republican leaders have demoted another defiant colleague in their bid to impose party discipline on procedural votes.
- US wonders: Why stolen data on federal workers not for sale? Updated: Jun-18-15 5:31 am
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is increasingly confident that China's government, not criminal hackers, was responsible for the extraordinary theft of personal information about as many as 14 million current and former federal employees and others, The Associated Press has learned. One sign: None of the data has been credibly offered for sale on underground markets popular among professional identity thieves.
- FOIA backlog soars despite Obama pledge of transparency Updated: Jun-03-15 4:42 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal agencies are struggling to keep up with the growing number of requests for public information, raising questions in Congress about the Obama administration's dedication to transparency.