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Postal Service adds $740 million for $3.9 billion yearly loss

Postal Service adds $740 million for $3.9 billion yearly loss

The Postal Service has trimmed its losses to $740 million over the last three months by consolidating processing facilities, cutting hours for workers and post offices and reducing workers’ compensation…

When all candidates and elected officials are losers, how can America win?

When all candidates and elected officials are losers, how can America win?

A lot of discussion here on Capitol Hill Blue lately about partisanship, degrees of unethical or criminal behavior and whether or not one political party is better than another. Some…

NSA tightens security to hide more of spying program

NSA tightens security to hide more of spying program

The National Security Agency is reducing the number of those with system administrator access to its computers by 90 percent — a move that will not cut back on the…

Congress, staffs get more protection from Obamacare costs

Congress, staffs get more protection from Obamacare costs

While the real cost of Obamacare remains a huge unknown for millions of Americans, Congress as usual found a way to exempt itself from parts of the threat that could…

In a rare Congressional compromise, student loan bill hits Obama’s desk

In a rare Congressional compromise, student loan bill hits Obama’s desk

At a time when compromise appeared impossible in a gridlocked Congress, a bipartisan deal on the student loan program somehow emerged from Capitol Hill and is set for signing Friday…

Ryan, Cantor appear secretly at Koch gathering in New Mexico

Ryan, Cantor appear secretly at Koch gathering in New Mexico

Charles and David Koch, the ultra conservative energy brothers who already control the Republican Party and want to control the nation as well, brought in the usual suspects to deliver…

Pentagon revising same sex benefits

Pentagon revising same sex benefits

The Pentagon is poised to extend health care, housing and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of military members by the end of August, but may reverse earlier plans to…

IRS manual revealed how to doctor facts

IRS manual revealed how to doctor facts

Details of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration program that feeds tips to federal agents and then instructs them to alter the investigative trail were published in a manual used by…

Al-Qaida remains a major terrorist threat to America

Al-Qaida remains a major terrorist threat to America

Far from being on the brink of collapse, al-Qaida‘s core leadership remains a potent threat — and one that experts say has encouraged the terror network’s spread into more countries…

Fannie, Freddie shutdown?

Fannie, Freddie shutdown?

Homebuyers could feel the pinch if Congress follows through on plans to shut down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-controlled mortgage guarantee giants that were rescued by a $187…