Washington D.C. – Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) today sent a Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request to the U.S. Department of Labor investigating whether recent outreach by Secretary Tom Perez to voting members of the Democratic National Committee (“DNC”) regarding his political future could be in violation of […]
Obama allows senior officials to meddle unlawfully and without accountability By Alfred J. Lechner Jr. | ANALYSIS/OPINION: The Obama administration repeatedly allows senior officials to unlawfully meddle in politics without being held accountable. In just the latest incident, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro in July […]
If the IRS used government resources to actively target partisan political groups, then why has OSC failed to enforce the Hatch Act against that agency? The Obama Administration cannot have it both ways.
We’ve written before about Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius violating the Hatch Act. By campaigning for Walter Dalton’s election as Governor of North Carolina and Barack Obama’s reelection as President at a Human Rights Campaign Gala, Sebelius used taxpayer funding for her own partisan priorities. The precedent […]
2013 4 8 CoA to OPM OSC OLC re Hatch Act
Check out this short clip from a Radio America interview with COA Executive Director Dan Epstein.