May 14

VA wastes $5 billion a year in improper purchases

WASHINGTON — A senior official at the Department of Veterans Affairs says the agency is improperly spending at least $5 billion a year for medical care and supplies that are being purchased outside of required practices for competitive bidding and…

Editor’s Note: As the trade debate rages in Congress, we wanted to understand the actual legislation now on the Senate floor. Political Director Lisa Desjardins read through the bill, which would give the president “fast-track” trade authority. This is the…

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives, led by the Republican majority, passed a bill Wednesday that would fund the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the fiscal year while also blocking President Obama's immigration policies.

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