Federal employees are entitled to First Amendment rights, but the Office of Special Counsel says some rules apply during elections.
The federal family of working civil servants, retirees, spouses, friends and family is old enough to vote, and with many good reasons to vote.
A lot of members of Congress said they are interested in evidence-based policymaking, but the Bipartisan Policy Center said the idea is not exactly spreading like wildfire.
Although feds are supposed to avoid partisan politics at work, chances are you have a pretty good idea how most of your colleagues voted in the last election.
Back in less partisan times, federal and postal unions or at least their elected leaders leaned Democratic and but close ties with key Republicans in Congress, as well as with staffers whose committees dealt with civil service matters.