By Eric Boehm | PA Independent
Even though Pennsylvania voters get a chance to vote against sitting Supreme Court justices once each decade, the races are rarely close and justices are usually retained by wide margins.
But this year, Chief Justice Ron Castille and Justice Max Baer could be in for a close call.Read More →
By Eric Boehm | NJ Watchdog
Gov. Chris Christie seems headed for a second term as New Jersey’s chief executive, but he also may be headed to Washington D.C.
Though he is on the ballot in Tuesday’s gubernatorial election in the Garden State, it’s no secret he’s got at least one eye on a bigger prize.
America’s political history is [...]
Part 53 of 81 in the series Obamacare
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Like a child that blows his entire allowance on candy and bubblegum, then gets angry when his parents won’t let him have more money, the Arkansas Department of Insurance says the state Legislature is blocking their promotional efforts for Obamacare after the department already [...]
A special committee ordered by President Obama to review the legality of the National Security Agency’s spying programs will not be subject to government transparency laws.Read More →
By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org
It’s another public-relations black eye for the Internal Revenue Service, and this one cost taxpayers at least $11.6 billion in fiscal year 2012.
The federal agency that spent nearly $50 million of taxpayer money on conferences and targeted conservative organizations made nearly $62 billion in Earned Income Tax Credit payments in fiscal year 2012, [...]