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The Hatch Act: Should We Care? The Supreme Court Did.

The Hatch Act: Should We Care? The Supreme Court Did.
Most Americans have little knowledge of or experience with the Hatch Act. But for federal employees who violate it, the consequences can be quite severe.
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'Complete Bombshell': Former Top USPS Official Reveals 'Disturbing' New Details of Sabotage

'Complete Bombshell': Former Top USPS Official Reveals 'Disturbing' New Details of Sabotage
According to David Williams, Mnuchin required members of the USPS Board of Governors to "come to his office to kiss the ring."
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All the Way Up to POTUS': Ousted Ambassador to Ukraine Names Trump in Testimony Over Smear Campaign Led by Giuliani

All the Way Up to POTUS': Ousted Ambassador to Ukraine Names Trump in Testimony Over Smear Campaign Led by Giuliani
"This is why Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't want former U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch to tell her story to the American people."
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Law Professor's Advice to House Democrats: Arrest Rudy Giuliani

Law Professor's Advice to House Democrats: Arrest Rudy Giuliani
"The House arresting someone would be explosive and clearly should not be undertaken lightly. But the very explosiveness of it would be a way for the House to signal the seriousness of White House obstructionism to the public."
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Judge Threatens Betsy DeVos With Jail Time Over Refusal to Abide By Order

Judge Threatens Betsy DeVos With Jail Time Over Refusal to Abide By Order
"I'm not sending anyone to jail yet, but it's good to know I have that ability."
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Trump’s Man at the Bureau of Land Management Wants It Dismantled

Trump’s Man at the Bureau of Land Management Wants It Dismantled
Acting Director William Perry Pendley Has More Conflicts than a Cactus Has Needles
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Ben Carson Defends Outrageous Attacks on Homeless Women

Ben Carson Defends Outrageous Attacks on Homeless Women
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is woefully underqualified to lead a public housing agency.
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Alarm Raised as Trump's Intelligence Director Refuses to Give Whistleblower Complaint to Congress

Alarm Raised as Trump's Intelligence Director Refuses to Give Whistleblower Complaint to Congress
Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire informed the House Intelligence Committee chairman that he'd been directed by "a higher authority" to withhold the complaint
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Alarm Raised as Trump's Intelligence Director Refuses to Give Whistleblower Complaint to Congress

Alarm Raised as Trump's Intelligence Director Refuses to Give Whistleblower Complaint to Congress
Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire informed the House Intelligence Committee chairman that he'd been directed by "a higher authority" to withhold the complaint
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Mike Pence’s Office Accidentally Leaks Secret Meeting with Airline CEOs

Mike Pence’s Office Accidentally Leaks Secret Meeting with Airline CEOs
In an effort to get a White House meeting, the airline CEOs exploited Trump’s obsessive cable news habit, especially his fondness for Fox News.
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