| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Two Republican lawmakers on Wednesday asked a U.S. labor agency for more information about a recent finding that fast-food chain McDonald's Corp could be held liable for the labor practices of franchisees, a view that has alarmed many businesses.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 1:50 PM
An "outlandish bonus culture" pervades the Department of Veterans Affairs, with no senior manager receiving less than a fully satisfactory performance review last year despite problems, including long waits for patient care and cost overruns for...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:51 PM
A group of six Republican lawmakers asked a federal labor board to reverse a preliminary ruling that expanded the definition of “employees” to include Northwestern University football players on scholarship, a decision that opened the door for...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Parents of military veterans who took their own lives after surviving combat told a congressional panel on Thursday how not to prevent suicide:
* Turn away a veteran of some 400 combat missions in Iraq because he's no longer active in the National...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 8:15 PM
More than 100,000 veterans are experiencing waits of more than 90 days for appointments at medical centers run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, according to an internal audit released by the troubled agency on Monday.
The survey revealed...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:15 PM
House Republicans are starting to fill in the details of what health care policies they would prefer over Obamacare. The 175 conservative representatives in the Republican Study Committee released a plan last week. It's a good start, but there's room...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Probably nothing causes members of Congress more unease than having to talk about death. It’s only been four years since healthcare reform became more about whether President Obama wanted to throw mama from a train via “death panels”...
| Aug 1, 2013
Among the most egregious distortions to cloud the healthcare debate in 2009 was the false notion that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act called for "death panels," through which the government would determine whether seniors and the disabled...