By Jon Street | Vermont Watchdog
BURLINGTON, Vt. — We’re living in a “very ugly moment in American history.”
Just ask Vermont’s U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who continues to use “massive income inequality” to rail against cuts to food stamps.
“It is astounding to me, from a moral perspective, that folks in the Republican Party stay up nights [...]
The ultimate in pork-barrel politics, the Farm Bill is ripe for final approval this week. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the measure is a done deal after it cleared the GOP-controlled House.Read More →
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Homeland Security and some Capitol Hill Democrats are working to find good news in a devastating internal audit of the government’s largest agency.
Senate Homeland Security Chairman Tom Carper, D-Del., called a new Inspector General audit “a milestone for the Department of Homeland Security and represents [...]
By Tori Richards | Watchdog.org
A Colorado Democrat who introduced a U.S. senate bill Wednesday to prevent insurance policy cancellations under Obamacare voted against a 2010 resolution that would have done just that.
But now, trying to upstage President Obama, Sen. Mark Udall is declaring victory – saying the president’s call Thursday for insurance companies to stop [...]