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Dan Epstein, Executive Director, Cause of Action

A government transparency group has sued 10 departments for withholding documents it requested under the Freedom of Information Request Act. Cause of Action also sued the Office of Management and Budget and the IRS on the same grounds. Executive Director Dan Epstein joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the whys and wherefores of the lawsuits.

Tags: Dan Epstein , FOIA , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Monday - 08/25/2014, 06:31am EDT

Embattled DHS IG convinced Senate probe will clear his name

Charles Edwards, the Homeland Security Department's deputy inspector general and acting IG, calls recent allegations of nepotism and improper travel "baseless" and says he's convinced a Senate subcommittee investigation will clear his name. Speaking exclusively to the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp, Edwards said he has provided complete documentation to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight.

Tags: DHS , Charles Edwards , Senate , Oversight , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , Dan Epstein , exclusive

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 05:04pm EDT

OGE missed signs of GSA ethics violations, memo says

A memo by a government watchdog group finds the General Services Administration's ethics program received high marks in a November 2010 study from the Office of Government Ethics. The report was issued shortly after GSA threw the lavish Las Vegas conference that has led to the firings of top officials and the resignation of Administrator Martha Johnson and a slew of congressional hearings.

Tags: Office of Government Ethics , GSA , Shakeup at GSA , Oversight , financial disclosure , inspector general

Monday - 08/06/2012, 11:54am EDT

On the show today - April 23

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Casey Coleman , GSA , Mary Davie , ACT-IAC , Jim Beaupre , Dan Epstein ,

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 01:29am EDT