What was the government’s biggest mistake or scandal of the year? We weighed in earlier this week with some suggestions, readers shared their thoughts and now is your chance to help us make the final call. Use the voting tool after the jump to tell us which “oops” was the worst, then stay tuned for our final list in the coming days:
Government Shutdown Averted: But not before weeks of uncertainty and congressional gridlock.
The Justice Department’s Muffin Mess: A watchdog report suggests the department paid a high price for breakfast, but turns out it didn’t.
OPM’s Snow Day Miscue: An early dismissal for federal workers in January tied up traffic for hours.
Fast and Furious: The evolving DOJ scandal that has Republican tongues wagging.
Solyndra: Allegations of improper stimulus grants awarded to a now-bankrupt energy company.
TSA: Security agents acting badly and continued backlash for enhanced screening.
Air Force Mortuary Scandal: The Air Force admits to “gross mismanagement” at Dover Air Force Base mortuary.
USAJobs.gov Malfunctions: OPM relaunches the federal jobs site but faces weeks of glitches and criticism.
Blame Canada (Hilda Solis): Labor Secretary Hilda Solis raves about how her energy-efficient SUV created American jobs, but turns out it was mostly made in Canada.
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Thanks for voting and stay tuned for our final list in the coming weeks!
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