Army sergeant: Deserter or traitor?

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_918921" align="aligncenter" width="589" caption="U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl"][/caption] WASHINGTON – The hot question of the day had been whether the captured soldier traded for five top members more…

Obama bypasses Congress
to make costly energy changes

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_917701" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="Washington coal facility near Sandersville, Ga."][/caption] WASHINGTON — As he has often threatened when he can't get legislation approved, President Obama has used his more…

Fascinating D.C. murder mystery
stranger by the day

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_627653" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Miriam Carey"][/caption] WASHINGTON — As a former New York Police Department officer, Eric Sanders knows exactly how investigations work. That's why the attorney for more…

Obama accepts resignation of VA chief

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — Someone has finally paid the political price for the Obama administration's mushrooming VA scandal. President Obama said he accepted the resignation of VA more…

VA 'waiting lists' closed to 1,700 sick vets

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — The just-released numbers from the preliminary report by the inspector general are a damning indictment of the Phoenix VA facility. An average wait time for care more…

Pelosi drops brand-new
whopper with VA blame

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is blaming former President George W. Bush for the Veterans Administration scandal, but, according to the VA's own numbers, she more…

IRS slams door in face of conservatives

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — The IRS is responding to record criticism of a proposed rule further targeting conservatives, not by listening to the will of the people, but by going more…

Obama 2008: VA will be 'leader of health care reform'

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_878941" align="aligncenter" width="599" caption="President Obama takes 2 questions from the press on the VA scandal after making statement on Thursday"][/caption] WASHINGTON — It's one of those promises more…

Obama denies VA wait times caused deaths

by Garth Kant -- WASHINGTON — After saying virtually nothing about the Veterans Administration scandal since it broke five weeks ago, except that he learned about it on the more…