December 2, 2013 -
The IRS is taking comments on proposed rules clarifying the definition of political activities for social welfare nonprofits that dumped more than $254 million of anonymous money into the 2012 elections.
November 5, 2013 -
Which states have enacted tougher restrictions on voting since the Supreme Court's June decision in Shelby v. Holder?
October 30, 2013 -
Forgotten amid the controversial health exchange rollout: The deep impact of last year's Supreme Court ruling letting states opt out of expanding Medicaid.
October 16, 2013 -
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has failed to set up a body required by law to make recommendations on dealing with rising seas.
September 5, 2013 -
After several Texas cities passed laws banned certain high-cost lending practices, a company called TitleMax found a way around them: It's giving away cash for free to lure in customers who can then find themselves stuck with loans that have annual interest rates as high as 310 percent.
August 30, 2013 -
After a decade of efforts to end prison rape, formal audits of prisons and jails are set to take place. But the first round will be conducted by the Virginia-based American Correctional Association -- the very organization that's been criticized for failing to address the problem.
July 1, 2013 -
A Florida-based nonprofit called A Better America Now spent money on mailers linking a Texas congressional candidate to "left-wing extremists" and a controversy involving an endangered spider.