FEDERAL DIARY | Earlier this month, Vice President Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry participated in the American Foreign Service Association ceremony, which honored government workers slain abroad.
FEDERAL DIARY | Even before the current troubles involving the IRS’s targeting of conservative political groups and the Justice Department’s secret seizure of AP telephone records, trust in the federal government was low. Current scandals will smear federal employees, but provide lessons for other agencies.
FEDERAL DIARY | DOJ secret review of phone records gives federal employee advocates one more reason to doubt the Obama administration's full commitment to protecting whistleblowers, particularly those in national security agencies.
The IRS’s targeting of certain groups might be a “deadly sin”; agency, union are quiet on whether anyone was disciplined.
The targeting of political organizations by the Internal Revenue Service might violate its "10 deadly sins."