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IRS employees urged taxpayers to reelect Obama…

These examples of IRS employees violating the Hatch Act, which forbids executive branch workers from engaging in partisan political activity, were revealed in a report by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel...

IRS workers in several offices have been openly supporting President Obama, including by donning pro-Obama paraphernalia and urging callers to reelect the president in 2012, according to allegations contained in a new government watchdog report. 

A report by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, released Wednesday, cited accusations that workers at a Dallas IRS office may have violated federal law by wearing pro-Obama items like shirts, stickers and buttons. The Hatch Act forbids Executive Branch workers from engaging in partisan political activity. 

The report comes as two House committees move to take action against former IRS official Lois Lerner regarding the agency's targeting of conservative groups.

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Sen. Inhofe Probes Potential Obama Violation Of Hatch Act

Inhofe today sent letters to EPA Administrator Curt Spalding and White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Chair Nancy Sutley probing apparent coordination between CEQ and the Organization for Action (OFA) on events today pushing the president's climate change agenda and the potential violation of the Hatch Act. - See more at: http://cnsnews.com/mrctv-blog/craig-bannister/senator-launches-probe-see-if-wh-violated-hatch-act-promote-climate#sthash.R3LyCEij.dpuf

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