Connecticut officials are secretly drawing up legislation that would prevent the release of many records of the investigation into the December shootings at Newtown's Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The new book Deep State by Marc Ambinder and D.B. Grady reads like an encomium rather an indictment of the federal government's secret activities.
A class action lawsuit alleges that the IRS illegally stole the medical records of more than 10 million Americans in the course of investigating a single individual.
The Internal Revenue Service has been used for decades as a tool to intimidate, neutralize, and punish opponents of the White House, no matter who is in office.
The same IRS office that targeted conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status released pending applications from nine such groups to the liberal news source ProPublica late last year, according to a story on the publication's website.
News that the U.S. Department of Justice secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors of the Associated Press has triggered a storm of protest.
In a letter to Senator Harry Reid, the Department of Justice reported that the FISA court approved every request by the government to place citizens under electronic surveillance.
New York prosecutors say a worldwide network of people made fraudulent withdrawals from ATMs and stole $45 million.
After the huge gun-control defeat in the Senate, Obama is now seeking to impose an assault on gun rights and healthcare privacy through "executive actions."
An inadvertent leak that the federal government was able to listen to phone calls made by the wife of one of the Boston bombers has exposed the government's enormous, and invasive, ability to collect all such data from every citizen in the country.