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June 19, 2013

By Jana Persky

Michael Hastings Leaves Legacy of Promoting Accountability



Michael Hastings Renowned journalist Michael Hastings died early Tuesday morning in a Los Angeles car crash first reported by Hastings’ employer, BuzzFeed.

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Topics: Government Accountability

June 14, 2013

By Adam Zagorin

Final Inspector General’s Report Cuts References to Panetta’s Disclosure of “TOP SECRET” Info



National Security The Department of Defense Inspector General’s final report on what kind of access the Zero Dark Thirty filmmakers had to classified information omits any reference to then-CIA Director Leon Panetta’s disclosure of “TOP SECRET” and other sensitive informati

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Topics: Government Accountability, National Security

June 11, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Report: Possible Cover-Up of Sex and Drugs at the State Department



State Department An internal memo reveals that the State Department “covered up” allegations of illegal behavior by its security officials including sexual assault and solicitation of prostitution, according to a report by CBS News.

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Topics: Government Accountability

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 31, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Obama Tries to Shut Revolving Door, but Aides Slip Through



The White House President Obama made it a priority to reduce the role of special interests in Washington and to slow the revolving door, but many former White House aides have recently been hired as consultants to influence the White House.

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Topics: Government Accountability

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