Justification for Rate Hike Contradicted

Column – Jason Leopold

Anthem Blue Cross’ parent company, WellPoint Inc., has been called out by Congressman Henry Waxman over discrepancies between the company’s public statement explaining why it was hiking rates on individual insurance premiums in California and the health … Read more

Cheney Admits to War Crimes, Media Yawns

Column – Jason Leopold

On Sunday, in an exclusive interview with Jonathan Karl of ABC News’ “This Week,” Cheney proclaimed his love of torture, derided the Obama administration for outlawing the practice, and admitted that the Bush White House ordered Justice Department attorneys … Read more

DOJ Clears John Yoo of Misconduct

Column – Jason Leopold

A long-awaited Department of Justice watchdog report that probed whether John Yoo and his former boss Jay Bybee violated professional standards when they provided the Bush White House with legal advice on torture has cleared both men of misconduct, … Read more