New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Accused of Violating the Hatch Act

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.) has been accused of violating a federal law that prohibits government employees from engaging in political activity while on the job after allegedly using tax dollars to pay for ads in North Carolina that attempted to “interfere” with the state’s gubernatorial and legislative races.

More Accusations in Hatch Act Case

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The government watchdog group that last week requested an investigation into two FAA employees for potential Hatch Act violations has discovered more potential violations of election laws by one of the individuals, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.

Distinction with no Difference

During a fundraiser for the pro-Obama Priorities USA Super PAC in March, senior White House adviser David Plouffe gave a speech to two-dozen major Democratic donors. When it came time to ask donors to open up their wallets, however, Plouffe left the room. The abrupt exit illustrates how the Obama campaign and the White House divide activities in the new world of Super PAC politics.