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Controller's Audit Reveals City of Los Angeles Fails to Collect Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

Wendy Greuel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Wendy Greuel

The results of my latest audit about the City's billing and collections practices show that a critical part of City government is not working as it should.

Making Cents of the IRS

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Denise Tejada & Nate Hadden In this t...

Friday Talking Points [123] -- A Working Senate

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Senate has actually been dealing with many financial issues that will directly effect American consumers, and they've been doing so in an orderly way. You'd think this would be news.

Ryan Grim

Fed Audit Bitterly Opposed By Treasury

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Treasury Department is vigorously opposed to a House-passed measure that would open the Federal Reserve to an audit by the Government Accountabili...

Iraqi Police Contract Flaws Raise Questions About Afghan Effort

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Christine SpolarHuffington Post Investigative Fund In a report that offers lessons for the growing war in Afghanistan, the inspector general overs...

IRS Auditors Stay Away If You Earn Less Than $200,000

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Want to keep IRS auditors away? Keep your earnings under $200,000 and they won't bother you 99 percent of the time. IRS enforcemen...

Rachel Porcaro: Mother Making $10 An Hour Told She Was Too Poor For Seattle In IRS Audit

Danny Westneat | Danny Westneat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Rachel Porcaro knows she's hardly rich. When you're a single mom making 10 bucks an hour, you don't need government experts to tell you how broke you ...

The Fed Under Fire (VIDEO)

Harry Hanbury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Harry Hanbury

As details emerge of how the Fed secretly doled out more than a trillion dollars during the financial crisis, a rare bipartisan movement in Congress demands that the Fed be held accountable.

Audit the Books!!!

Rep. Jim Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jim Cooper

The first thing Obama should do to get the economy back on track is publicize the financial record of the Bush Administration. Every business knows that "if you can't measure it, you can't manage it."

Friday Talking Points [35] -- Tim Russert Memorial Edition

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Nobody seriously annoyed me this week, but I will launch a pre-emptive finger-wagging, to anyone on the left who can't resist the urge to be disrespectful of Tim Russert's memory right now.