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This undated photo obtained from the Department of Homeland Security shows former Acting Inspector General Charles Edwards. A Senate subcommittee says Edwards was too cozy with the political appointees of President Barack Obama whose activities he was supposed to oversee. A 27-page report from a Senate homeland security subcommittee says Charles Edwards improperly rewrote, delayed or classified reports to accommodate the department. It says he also asked for guidance from senior Homeland Security Department officials instead of his own staff. (AP Photo/Homeland Security)

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Charles Edwards was to testify before Congress on Thursday about suspected wrongdoing before he stepped down this week as acting inspector general. (Associated Press)

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Charles Edwards was to testify before Congress on Thursday about suspected wrongdoing before he stepped down this week as acting inspector general. (Associated Press)

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Charles Edwards, acting inspector general of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, testifies before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs at the Dirksen Building in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Charles Edwards, acting inspector general of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, testifies before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs at the Dirksen Building in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Ron Johnson, Wisconsin Republican, and Sen. Claire McCaskill, Missouri Democrat, says it's time Charles Edwards resign as inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security because of inappropriate behavior, including his actions regarding an investigation of Secret Service agents. (ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS)

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Sen. Ron Johnson, Wisconsin Republican, and Sen. Claire McCaskill, Missouri Democrat, says it's time Charles Edwards resign as inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security because of inappropriate behavior, including his actions regarding an investigation of Secret Service agents. (ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS)

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Charles Edwards, acting inspector general of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, testifies before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs at the Dirksen Building in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Mark Sullivan, left, director of the United States Secret Service, looks through notes while teatifying before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs at the Dirksen Building in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, while Charles Edwards, acting inspector general of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, looks on. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Charles Edwards, acting inspector general of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, testifies before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs at the Dirksen Building in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Mark Sullivan, left, director of the United States Secret Service, and Charles Edwards, acting inspector general of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, testified before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs at the Dirksen Building in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Mark Sullivan, director of the United States Secret Service, and Charles Edwards, acting inspector general of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, testified before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs at the Dirksen Building in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Mark Sullivan, left, director of the United States Secret Service, and Charles Edwards, acting inspector general of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, take their seats before testifying before the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs at the Dirksen Building in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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This 2008 file photo provided by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows original cast member Charles Edwards in a scene from "The 39 Steps." The play will end it's off-Broadway run Jan. 16, 2011. It originally made its debut on Broadway in January 2008 at the American Airlines Theatre, then moved to the Court Theatre, and then finally to the Helen Hayes Theatre for a total of 771 performances. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Joan Marcus)