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Corruption Scandals Led to Harry Reid’s Abrupt “Retirement”

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Corruption Scandals Led to Harry Reid’s Abrupt “Retirement”

You’d never know it from the mainstream media puff pieces of Harry Reid’s sudden retirement, but it was a long string of corruption scandals—including a recent one involving his attorney son—that drove the veteran Nevada senator to abruptly leave public office. For nearly a decade Judicial Watch has investigated and…

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Sen. Durbin Used Race to Block “Especially Dangerous” Latino Judicial Nominee

Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin has a lot of nerve to accuse Republicans of racism for delaying President Obama’s nominee for Attorney General considering he’s the only sitting senator who actually opposed a candidate specifically because of race. In fact, the veteran lawmaker referred to the judicial nominee as “especially…

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Star GOP Congressman Finances Lavish Life with Taxpayer Money

A popular Illinois congressman once considered a rising star in the Republican party is in deep trouble for reportedly using taxpayer money to fund an extravagant lifestyle that includes stays at luxurious hotels, world travel, expensive cars and private jet rides to concerts and pro sporting events. The lawmaker’s name…

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What Court Order? DHS Rushing Amnesty Contracts at “Full-Throttle Pace”

UPDATE: Hours after Judicial Watch posted this story, the government cancelled the Request For Proposal (RFP). Though a federal court has blocked President Obama’s amnesty order the administration continues working behind the scenes to quickly award multi-million-dollar contracts to firms that can expeditiously process millions of illegal immigrants, a

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Vitter Extends Deadline for Obamacare Documents From D.C., House, Senate

Senator David Vitter (R-LA), Chairman of the Small Business Committee, is extending the deadline for Obamacare documents from House and Senate officials, and the DC government, to February 24 after receiving unsatisfactory answers from them. The deadline was initially February 13, but Vitter, who’s investigating why Congress illegally enrolled in the…

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Socially Disadvantaged Farmers Research Ctr. to Diversify American Agriculture

In an effort to “diversify American agriculture” the Obama administration has embarked on a multi-million-dollar spending spree and this month proudly announced the creation of a new Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Policy Research Center. The new facility will be dedicated to collecting and analyzing data, developing policy recommendations and…

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Vital Anti-Terrorism Program at “High Risk” for Years

For two and a half decades critical federal programs with serious flaws have been singled out as “high risk” in a biennial audit that’s largely discounted by Congress even though many are longtime offenders, including a crucial anti-terrorism initiative designed to protect the homeland. The investigative arm of Congress, the…

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Sen. Vitter plans probe of congressional Obamacare applications full of ‘false information’

The Senate’s Small Business Committee chairman Senator Vitter (R-LA) plans to investigate how Congress illegally enrolled in D.C.’s Small Business Exchange. Congress’ falsified applications, which say the House and Senate each have 45 employees, and that Congress is a small business, were first obtained by Judicial Watch through a FOIA…

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David Vitter investigates how Congress became a ‘small business’ under Obamacare

Senator David Vitter (R-LA), chairman of the Senate Small Business Committee, is investigating how Congress illegally enrolled in Obamacare’s D.C. Small Business Exchange through falsified applications. To understand how Congress falsely classified itself as a small business, Senator Vitter is requesting for government documents detailing how the D.C.

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DC police wanted to arrest David Gregory over 30-round gun magazine he waved on air: affidavit

On behalf of Legal Insurrection, Judicial Watch filed a FOIA lawsuit against the Washington Metropolitan Police Department to obtain government documents of David Gregory’s non-prosecution. Gregory held up a high-capacity magazine, illegal in D.C., on Meet the Press while he was interviewing NRA president Wayne LaPierre after the Newtown shooting. Judicial

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D.C. police urged ‘Meet the Press’ execs to use picture of high-capacity magazine

Judicial Watch and Legal Insurrection obtained an affidavit calling for David Gregory’s arrest after filing a FOIA lawsuit against the Washington Metro Police Department. This lawsuit sought to obtain all government documents regarding the non-prosecution of Gregory after Gregory held up a high-capacity magazine, illegal in D.C., during an interview with

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Detective wanted arrest warrant for NBC’s David Gregory

An article at WCNC.com details David Gregory’s 2013 affidavit, which Judicial Watch and Legal Insurrection recently received after filing a FOIA lawsuit against the Washington Metropolitan Police Department. This lawsuit was a response to Gregory’s non-prosecution after Gregory held up a high-capacity magazine during a Meet the Press interview with

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The Curious Case of David Gregory’s Exemption from the Law

In this op-ed, Charles C.W. Cooke discusses a 2013 affidavit calling for David Gregory’s arrest, which was obtained by Judicial Watch. Gregory held up an illegal high-capacity magazine on Meet the Press during an interview with NRA’s Wayne LaPierre in December 2012, which focused on the Newtown shooting. DC attorney general Irvin Nathan…

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Affidavit for David Gregory’s Arrest Released

Judicial Watch just obtained an affidavit from the DC Metropolitan Police Department that shows there was probable cause to arrest David Gregory, who held up a high-capacity magazine in December 2012 when he hosted Meet the Press. Gregory, who violated DC’s laws prohibiting high-capacity magazines, was not prosecuted by DC’s attorney…

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Judicial Watch guns for David Gregory

Judicial Watch recently obtained an affidavit showing there was probable cause for David Gregory to be arrested for holding up an illegal high-capacity magazine on Meet the Press in December 2012. Gregory, who was hosting that show, was interviewing NRA president Wayne LaPierre about the 2012 Newtown shooting when he held…

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Documents: Cops wanted to hit ‘Meet the Press’ then-host David Gregory with gun charge

According to an affidavit obtained by Judicial Watch, a Washington Metropolitan Police Department detective said David Gregory should have been arrested for illegally possessing a high-capacity magazine on his then-show Meet the Press in December 2012. Judicial Watch filed a FOIA lawsuit against the DC government with Legal Insurrection to obtain government

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Feinstein Shows How “Lowly Paid Lawmakers Leave Office Filthy Rich”

California Senator Dianne Feinstein, vice chairman of the powerful Senate Intelligence Committee, is demonstrating how lowlypaid lawmakers leave office filthy rich, according to a newspaper columnist that writes about the senior Democrat’s most recent scandal. Like many of Feinstein’s past scandals, this one involves her enormous influence as a veteran…

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Finally Obtained: David Gregory Arrest Warrant Affidavit

Legal Insurrection finally obtained David Gregory’s affidavit from the DC government. This comes after a two-year legal battle between Legal Insurrection and the DC government for documents regarding Gregory’s non-prosecution after Gregory held up a high-capacity magazine on his then-show Meet the Press. Legal Insurrection worked with Judicial Watch to

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Judge Emmet G. Sullivan Slams Brakes on Another Prosecutorial Overreach

D.C. federal Judge Emmet G. Sullivan recently issued a decision to stop the Department of Justice from “inviting” compliance in regards to court subpoenas, which will help limit prosecutorial overreach. The current practice, in which a person accepts the subpoena and brings the requested documents to the government directly, allows for…

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Released docs portray DC’s special treatment of Gregory’s 30-round magazine stunt

Legal Insurrection recently won its FOIA lawsuit it filed with Judicial Watch against the District of Columbia, which revealed David Gregory received preferential treatment instead of punishment for possessing an illegal magazine in the District. David Gregory displayed the magazine on his then-show “Meet the Press” on NBC News, even though…


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