Success in closing “pill mills” helped fuel rising heroin use, and experts say government missed warning signs.
The firm has been criticized for performance, ethics on past projects, but officials say it is still the best pick.
Politics were not a factor in CGI’s selection, but neither were its links to earlier federal contract failures.
Many CGI employees came from a company that mishandled at least 20 government IT projects.
Their failure could leave taxpayers to pay $1 billion in defaulted loans and remove competition from market.
Aaron Alexis received mental health treatment at VA hospitals, law enforcement officials say.
Some conservatives are shifting positions as crime declines and fear of it wanes.
Lon Snowden talks about his family, his son’s work with the CIA and his concerns for his future.
Elder Snowden defends his son, says he wants him to remain in Russia.
Anna Smith is a plaintiff in one of six lawsuits over the sweeping collection of telephone and Internet records.
At least five new cases have been filed in federal courts the former NSA contractor revealed programs.
Facing corporate resistance, the SEC has yet to finalize the provision of the financial overhaul law.
The lawyer said Julian Assange told him Lonnie and Edward Snowden could speak via an “intermediary.”
Investigation sources say gifts of money and designer clothes totaled tens of thousands of dollars.
In an interview with a Hong Kong paper, Edward Snowden asserts the U.S. has mounted hacking operations against hundreds of Chinese targets since 2009.
Jerry Markon is a political accountability reporter for the Post’s National Desk, focusing on short-term investigative stories about the Affordable Care Act, lobbying and other topics. He also serves as lead Web writer for major breaking national news. In 2012, Markon wrote accountability/investigative stories about the U.S. presidential candidates and was one of the Post’s main deadline writers in the campaign’s critical final month. Before that, he spent nine years covering the federal courthouse in Alexandria, Va. and the Justice Department, writing about major national security cases and other law enforcement and legal topics. He has also covered the U.S. Supreme Court, anchored the Post’s blog on Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination and chronicled the war-crimes trial of Osama bin Laden’s driver at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Markon came to the Post in early 2003 from The Wall Street Journal, where he covered the federal courthouse in Manhattan. He has also worked for Newsday, the Associated Press and the (Memphis) Commercial Appeal. Markon has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a Master’s in International Affairs from Columbia University.