Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid are still the chief drivers of our future debt. But Republicans aren't touching them.
The actual total is probably higher according to the Government Accountability Office's new report.
A Swedish company will soon be delivering electric single-person aircraft that can take off and land vertically, which the F-35B struggles with despite billions in funding.
For most aid critics, the urge to cut off Kyiv appears unconnected to any sort of principled realism, non-interventionism, or even isolationism.
No judge should have to fear for their lives as they defend the rule of law. But that doesn’t mean they can infringe on other civil liberties to protect their information.
The maritime industry inserted some protectionism into the National Defense Authorization Act.
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Boeing reports that the two new presidential shuttles its building will now be $2 billion over budget.
Senate Republicans have raised reasonable objections that legislation covering veterans' health conditions linked to toxic burn pits will allow for more spending on unrelated items.
The U.S. Says the UAE Has 'Significant Human Rights Issues.' They Might Enter a Defense Agreement Anyway.
The Biden administration is reportedly considering a security agreement that would further intertwine the U.S. with an authoritarian, untrustworthy regime.
Protective devices incapable of offensive use are now unavailable for legal purchase by New Yorkers.
Under Biden, Trump, and Obama, government federal spending almost doubled.
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans wouldn't have to show any link between their service and a long list of medical conditions to obtain government-funded healthcare.
Mourn the end of a too-brief interlude of relative peace and prosperity.
GAO: Congress has been buying planes that lack crucial parts and haven't undergone full testing, so costly upgrades will eventually be needed.
The proposed defense budget reaches $813 billion, and politicians still can’t think critically about how to spend it.
The president's new budget plan calls on Congress to tax wealthy Americans' unrealized capital gains.
The former Texas congressman and presidential candidate says his goal was to get people to think about freedom.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has barred men aged 18-60 from leaving the country.
From the CDC to the FDA, there are too many missteps to list.
We can't afford to keep funding defense contractors' cost overruns.
Why is registration for involuntary servitude still a thing?
With minimal debate, Selective Service was doubled in a "must-pass" $778 billion defense bill.
Whistleblowers and publishers are crucial for keeping government officials reasonably honest.
Thank the troops, but question the uses to which they’re put.
Neither side needs military aid funded by U.S. taxpayers.
A significant portion of the world views the U.S. as a threat to democracy in their home countries.
We’ll have to pay attention this time to ensure a conclusion to the accidental forever war.
Many U.S. complaints about China aren’t about actions that threaten U.S. security.