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February 1, 2016
A court filing in litigation over the blood thinner Xarelto casts a new cloud over a clinical trial co-chaired by Robert Califf, who President Obama has nominated to be FDA commissioner.
Topics: Public Health and Science
January 28, 2016
By Mia Steinle
At a roundtable public discussion sponsored by the Project on Government Oversight (POGO) and Taxpayers for Common Sense, Ali Zaidi, Associate Director for Natural Resources, Energy, and Science Programs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) said, “
Topics: Energy and Natural Resources
January 29, 2016
By Neil Gordon
The federal government hounded Thomas Tamm for years after he exposed the Bush administration’s warrantless wiretapping. Now, the District of Columbia wants to take his law license away for blowing the whistle.
Topics: Whistleblower Protections
January 27, 2016
By Dan Grazier
The military’s current personnel policies contributes to bloated Pentagon budgets and ineffective weapons programs.
Topics: National Security
January 25, 2016
A recent video from The New York Times and Retro Report features POGO Executive Director Danielle Brian explaining how the Pentagon's largest procurement program went wrong.
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The Congressional Management Foundation offers the Gold Mouse Awards annually to members of Congress who make the most of the opportunity the digital world offers them. POGO spoke with members of Rep. Mike Honda's communications team about their award.