The (POGO) Blog
July 17, 2017
The leaders of several Congressional caucuses delivered a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement on July 11 demanding data on the nation’s detention centers.
June 27, 2017
Trump’s border wall is crawling toward creation despite lack of transparency, funding, and planning.
April 24, 2017
By Justin Rood
One of Congress's responsibilities is to check and balance executive power. Stanford professor Martin Hellman argues in a recent article that it should act on that responsibility by examining the intelligence Trump used to justify bombing Syria.
Topics: Government Accountability
April 12, 2017
By Mia Steinle
The Senate and Department of Homeland Security agree the U.S. needs to secure its southern border. But a big question remains: how?
Topics: National Security
February 14, 2017
By Neil Gordon
There’s an “unhealthy codependency” between the US Navy and Coast Guard and private shipbuilders, who thrive on federal contracts but neglect workplace safety. President Trump’s plan to expand the US fleet could put shipyard workers in even greater danger.