September 21, 2012
NATIONAL JOURNAL: Legal Questions Dog Administration Officials On Campaign Trail. “Executive-branch officials aren’t barred from endorsing candidates; they just can’t do it in their official capacity. But the escalating deployment of top officials for campaign purposes presents an ethical problem, experts say—one thrown into sharp relief by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’s recent violation of the Hatch Act.” Then, of course, there are Eric Holder’s various legal issues . . . .