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Fed Audit Confirms JW’s Work on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Fed Audit Confirms JW’s Work on Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The agency created by President Obama to warrantlessly collect the private financial information of millions of Americans fails to adequately protect the data and must boost security, according to a federal audit conducted with Judicial Watch’s assistance. Truth is the agency, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), shouldn’t even exist. It’s…

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I got 30 months in prison. Why does Leon Panetta get a pass?

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Fed Agency Takes Nearly 4 Years to Probe Refinery Blast

Almost four years after a deadly explosion at an oil refinery in Washington State, the federal agency responsible for investigating the accident has finally issued a draft report calling for “inherently safer equipment materials.” Even for a bloated U.S. government that repeatedly demonstrates its inefficiency, the years-long delay may seem…

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Mayors with Big Political Ties Charged in Bribery Scheme

Two small-town mayors with ties to big-time politicians and lobbyists have been arrested by the FBI and criminally charged for participating in a major public corruption scheme involving the theft of federal grants. The public officials run little municipalities in south Florida that most people have never even heard of,…

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Fla. GOP Avoids “Painful Unpeeling of State Party Secrets” With Guilty Plea

Days before the start of his corruption trial, the once powerful head of Florida’s Republican Party (Jim Greer) has pleaded guilty to multiple felonies—including theft and money laundering—for stealing north of $200,000 in party funds. Republicans dodged a bullet with the surprising last-minute plea deal because damaging information about the…

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New Federal Board To Help “Underserved”

In the Obama Administration’s never-ending expansion of government, yet another new federal advisory committee has been empaneled to help “underserved” low-income populations succeed. The new agency was actually created under the more popular theme of conservation, specifically of the nation’s best-known natural resources such as landmark forests, beaches and

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Judicial Watch Uncovers DOL Smartphone App Scandal

A Judicial Watch investigation has uncovered a scandal behind the Department of Labor’s (DOL) wasteful, bilingual smartphone app to help hourly workers “stand up for their rights” and file complaints against employers. The first-of-its-kind app was announced by the agency in May as an innovative electronic timesheet to help employees independently track…

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FBI Should Release Obama’s Blagojevich Interviews

Now that Rod Blagojevich’s corruption trial is done and the disgraced Illinois governor has been sentenced, the FBI’s extensive interview with President Barack Obama related to the case should be made public. After all, Obama and his top aides—including Rahm Emanuel and Valerie Jarrett—were prominently mentioned at both of Blagojevich’s…

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Brief challenging assertion of absolute immunity by Vice President

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FCC Colluded with Leftist Organization Free Press to Push Government Regulation of Internet, Documents Show

Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — June 2, 2011 Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered documents from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that indicate officials at the FCC colluded with the leftist Free Press…

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U.S. Supreme Court brief on FEC violation of the First Amendment

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Brief in Support of Mourners at Military Funerals

Judicial Watch submitted an amicus curiae brief with the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri in support of Missouri’s “funeral protection law,” which bans picketing and protests “in front of or about” any location where a funeral is being held (Shirley L. Phelps-Roper v. Jeremiah W.…


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