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$20 Mil to Help Ex-Cons Get Jobs

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$20 Mil to Help Ex-Cons Get Jobs

In the aftermath of President Obama’s mass release of federal inmates, the administration is spending huge amounts of taxpayer funds to help the prematurely discharged convicts reintegrate into society, most lately $20 million to assist them in finding jobs. It’s all part of the commander-in-chief’s broader effort to reform the…

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Report: Govt. Wastes Billions as National Debt. Approaches $19 Trillion

It’s been well documented that government wastes enormous amounts of money on all sorts of outrageous things and now some of the enraging details are available in a lengthy report that reveals how the cash is being spent, like studying bugs’ reactions to artificial light, a weight-loss program for truck…

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Rep. Blackburn: Office Of Refugee Resettlement Not Being Honest Or Truthful

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) tells Breitbart News that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is “not being truthful, honest and transparent.”

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New Taxpayer Lawsuit Challenges DC’s Expenditure of Taxpayer Funds without Congressional Appropriation

DC’s ‘Budget Autonomy Act’ Violates Federal Law Requiring Congressional Approval (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on November 6, 2015, it sued the Mayor and Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia on behalf of Clarice Feldman, a longtime taxpayer and resident of the District of Columbia,…

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Marco Rubio spent lavishly on a GOP credit card, but some transactions are still secret

It has become legend in Florida political circles, a missing chapter in Marco Rubio’s convoluted financial story: two years of credit card transactions from his time in the state House, when he and other Republican leaders freely spent party money.

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Here’s What Americans Are Most Afraid Of

Corruption of government officials is currently Americans’ number one fear, according to a recent survey by researchers at Chapman University.

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Supreme Court Should End Government Racial Favoritism

That’s what the apologists for race-based “affirmative action” said back in the 1990s when the Supreme Court began to rule against explicit quotas in college admissions and government hiring.

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Judicial Watch Announces September 14 Leadership Summit ‘Washington Corruption and the Transparency Crisis’

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch is proud to announce that Judge Andrew Napolitano will be the keynote speaker at its upcoming Leadership Summit on “Washington Corruption and the Transparency Crisis” on September 14. Napolitano is a senior judicial analyst for the Fox News Channel.  He is also the author of…

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U.S. Pays Black Comedian to Deliver Anti-White Racist Tirade at Fed Agency

The U.S. government paid a controversial civil rights activist/comedian to deliver an anti-white racist tirade at a major federal agency during Black History month and Judicial Watch has obtained the disturbing transcript and the shocking video of the offensive political rant. It took place at the United States Census Bureau…

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Vitter Legislation Would End Congress’ Obamacare Exemption

Senator David Vitter, following Judicial Watch’s lead, is still pushing for common sense in the House of Representatives and Senate. He recently introduced legislation that would require the president, vice president, political appointees, and members of Congress to purchase health insurance through the exchanges established by Obamacare. Vitter’s

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Years After GSA Las Vegas Conf. Scandal, Agencies Still Hold Lavish Events

A few years after the General Services Administration’s (GSA) scandalous Las Vegas conference fleeced American taxpayers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars, another federal agency is being exposed for covering up its lavish events totaling millions. The Department of Labor (DOL) spent nearly $2 million on questionable extracurricular events…

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Miriam Carey Shooting Provokes Lawsuit Against DOJ

It has been a year and a half since Miriam Carey was shot and killed by Capitol Police on the street near the U.S. Capitol. However, there are still very few answers about what happened that day and why, and Judicial Watch is suing the DOJ to obtain documents relating to the tragedy.

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WND sues Justice Dept. over mom’s ‘murder’

Judicial Watch recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of WorldNetDaily to obtain documents related to the 2013 shooting of Miriam Carey by Capitol Hill police officers. The Justice Department has failed to be forthcoming with details of the investigation.

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National Watchdog Group Jumps Into D.C. Budget Autonomy Case

Roll Call covers Judicial Watch’s efforts to ensure the D.C. city government doesn’t spend taxpayers’ money in violation of federal law. Despite court rulings that D.C. cannot do so, the current mayor thinks she is above the law, and Judicial Watch is fighting for accountability.

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Court asked to bar D.C. government from illegally spending federal funds

Judicial Watch recently filed suit on behalf of the taxpayers of the District of Columbia to prevent the DC government from illegally spending taxpayer money through a budget measure declared unconstitutional by a federal court. Despite the ruling, the DC government still thinks it is above the law.

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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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