Government Oversight

After Sequester, Keeping Government Going
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House Republicans unveiled a stopgap measure today to fund the federal government through the rest of the fiscal year, a move intended to mollify a deeply divided Congress that has fought through three years of bruising budget battles. The continuing resolution, known around Washington as…

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House Republicans unveil government funding measure
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Republicans controlling the House are moving to give the Pentagon more money for military readiness. They also want to largely exempt agencies like the FBI and the Border Patrol as well as Western firefighting efforts from the effects of across-the-board spending cuts that are just starting to take effect. 

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White House chides North Korea for Rodman visit
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The White House says North Korea’s government should be focused on the well-being of its citizens, not on “celebrity sporting events” to entertain the country’s elite.

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‘She Has the Right to Stay Home’: TheBlaze Readers Respond to S.E. Cupp’s CPAC Boycott
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TheBlaze’s S.E. Cupp said she would not be attending CPAC until gay Republican groups are embraced. (Photo: TheBlaze) TheBlaze’s S.E. Cupp made headlines last week when she announced she was pulling out of CPAC over the annual conservative conference’s exclusion of gay Republican groups. “I’m a conservative who believes that keeping the government out of […]

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Rumor Check: Obama Uses Obamacare to Pay Off Crony to The Tune of $340 Million
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Is President Obama using his administration’s landmark legislative accomplishment as a vehicle to reward a longtime friend and political ally to the tune of $340 million? That viral accusation has just begun making the rounds thanks to several conservative news sites, most notably Lifesitenews and the Washington Examiner. These sites allege that a woman named Sara […]

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Kerry says US releasing millions in aid to Egypt
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the Obama administration is rewarding the Egyptian government with financial aid because of Cairo’s promises of economic and political reforms.

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What now? Congress looks towards new March deadline
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With the sequestration cogs now turning, in the coming weeks Congress will turn its attention to its next budget deadline on March 27, when funding for the federal government is set to expire.

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