Then-lobbyist Jack Abramoff influenced some White House decisions by lavishing exclusive sports tickets and meals on political staff members, but there is no evidence that President Bush was involved, a congressional panel said in a draft report yesterday.
Medicare shells out $1,825 for the same home hospital bed that anyone can buy online for $754, according to government data. It pays $4,023 for a power wheelchair that retails for $2,174.
Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain are turning their undivided attention to the general election this week, loading their schedules with fundraising events that will fuel their campaign through the summer. But advisers to the White House hopefuls are also working feverishly to square their carefu…
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, June 9 — First lady Laura Bush made an unusual foray into the U.S. presidential campaign, praising Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) here Monday for her “grit and strength” and coming to the defense of Michelle Obama, the wife of the presumptive Democratic nominee.