Who is watching the watchdogs?

Recently, Cause of Action sent a letter to Congressman Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight Committee. In it, we address specific questions that we have about the efficacy and efficiency of the Office of Special Counsel (OSC). Over the past few months, Cause of Action has been investigating the […]

Press Release: Cause of Action Exposes Negligence and New Hatch Act Concerns at Office of Special Counsel

  Cause of Action Exposes Negligence and New Hatch Act Concerns at Office of Special Counsel Board Designated with Investigating Hatch Act Violations is Rife with Problems  WASHINGTON – Cause of Action (CoA), a government accountability organization, sent a letter to Chairman Darrell Issa of the House Oversight Committee on […]

CoA Letter to Issa on OSC issues

Letter to Issa Issa Letter Exhibits

Who will heed the call of accountability?

This week, Cause of Action filed an FEC complaint revealing the Democratic National Committee’s violation of the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) in a potential attempt to hide its reimbursement for Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius’ Hatch Act violation. At a Human Rights Campaign Gala in February […]

Friday, February 1, 2013 Morning News

Coverage of our FEC Complaint against the Democratic National Committee continues to grow. Roll Call brings us this story of the allegations: The government watchdog group Cause of Action has alleged in a complaint to the Federal Election Commission that the Democratic National Committee misreported payments to the Health and Human Services Department following a […]

The Hill: Watchdog slams DNC, Sebelius in FEC complaint

Watchdog slams DNC, Sebelius in FEC complaint By Elise Viebeck – 01/30/13 04:30 PM ET A government watchdog group is claiming that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) failed to properly disclose its support for a 2011 trip in which Kathleen Sebelius violated the Hatch Act. The DNC classified its payment to […]

Washington Examiner: Complaint: Sebelius’ illegal campaign trip for Obama worse than we thought

Read the full story here. Washington Examiner “Not only is it that the DNC is not being transparent about what it’s using its funds for reimbursement of, but it’s also violating the intent and letter of the Federal Elections Campaign Act,” Cause of Action’s Dan Epstein said in a phone […]