ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO / The Associated PressFeb 10, 2020
Hackers stole names, Social Security numbers and other personal information in the 2017 data breach affecting more than 145 million people. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR / The Associated PressDec 12, 2018
Fewer people are registering for the Affordable Care Act, despite stable premiums and financial aid available for millions of the uninsured. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Clara Romeo / TruthdigAug 26, 2018
A congressional watchdog agency says women pay more than men for items that extend far beyond the toiletry section, such as big-ticket, gender-neutral goods and services. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
MICHAEL BIESECKER / The Associated PressApr 16, 2018
The Government Accountability Office says the Environmental Protection Agency ran afoul of federal spending laws by buying a $43,000 soundproof booth for Scott Pruitt to make private calls in his office. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigMar 30, 2015
A Transportation Security Administration checklist obtained by The Intercept lists throat clearing, whistling and “exaggerated yawning” in airports as suspicious behavior. “Democracy Now!” speaks to The Intercept’s Cora Currier about the revelation. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 31, 2014
The Government Accountability Office says environmental regulators are failing to adequately enforce rules for wells used to dispose of toxic waste from drilling. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigMay 30, 2013
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney's new documentary on Julian Assange and Bradley Manning focuses "on character assassination rather than conscience" and portrays "whistleblowing as something that is deviant," writes Jesselyn Radack of the whistle-blower protection group Government Accountability Project. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 20, 2010
Why is the U.S. in the dire financial straits it's in? Well, "Comeback America" author David Walker, who was formerly the country's comptroller general and head of the Government Accountability Office, has a few ideas about what led to our "dysfunctional democracy" and he lays it all out in this clip from "The Daily Show." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 20, 2010
The Fed has nothing to hide about its dealings with AIG when it saved the too-big-to-fail insurance behemoth during the great bailout of 2008-9 -- or at least Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has signaled his full willingness to make the central bank's relevant "records and personnel" available to investigators from the Government Accountability Office. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 21, 2009
After narrowly escaping catastrophe during the financial implosion that began last fall, American International Group -- otherwise known as AIG -- is leveling out, according to a cautiously optimistic new report from Congress' Government Accountability Office. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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