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June 5, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Unreleased: Probe Finds CIA Honcho Disclosed Top Secret Info to Hollywood



Zero Dark Thirty In a new article, POGO revealed a previously unreleased Defense Department Inspector General’s office report that says former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta disclosed top secret information at an event attended by a Hollywood executive working on the movie

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Topics: Government Accountability

May 4, 2012

By Jake Wiens

Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Poses a Daunting Challenge for Homeland Security's Acting Inspector General



Jake Wiens Following news that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)'s Office of Inspector General (OIG) plans to be more directly involved in investigating the Secret Service prostitution scandal, some have concluded that Members of Congress--several of whom did

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Topics: Government Accountability

January 5, 2012

By Neil Gordon

Two Former Watchdogs Ring in the New Year on the Other Side of the Revolving Door



The Revolving Door Welcome to another episode of "As the Washington Revolving Door Turns." The two latest ex-government officials to land jobs with private companies formerly served as very high-profile watchdogs of those companies.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

June 15, 2009

By Danielle Brian

Lessons Learned from Obama's Removal of CNCS Inspector General



On Friday, we blogged about the President's removal of Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Inspector General Gerald Walpin. As I learn more about this case, I'm realizing there are a few "teachable moments."

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Topics: Government Accountability

January 8, 2009

By Michael Smallberg

SIGTARP Gets Down to Business



Government Accountability The jury is still out on Neil Barofsky, the recently confirmed Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP), but it looks like he's off to a promising start.

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Topics: Financial Sector

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