Biden gave First Solar $500 million loan last month
Audits call for abolition of standards of 'merit'
Energy secretary expressed concern that comments could violate Hatch Act
Dems hope vote by mail will give advantage in Virginia governor's race
Claire and Al Dwoskin scored top appointments after donating $50K to campaign
White House names son of AFL-CIO president to consumer regulatory body
Push comes after Montana ends relationship with firm