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N.Y. Man Indicted for Helping ISIS, Gov. Steps Up Security

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Congress Implicated In Obamacare Scandal

DC Government Admits Obamacare for Congress Scheme is Unlawful Attkisson and Judicial Watch Challenge Obama Administration’s Assault on Freedom of Press Republican Political Corruption in Congress and the State House DC Government Admits Obamacare for Congress Scheme is Unlawful They didn’t fess up willingly. But after we applied the

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Attkisson files lawsuit v. DOJ; What about criminal charges?

Yesterday, news broke Sharyl Attkisson, a well-renowned investigative journalist, filed a FOIA lawsuit against the Department of Justice with Judicial Watch after she found out her computers were hacked from 2011 to 2013. During that time period, Attkisson was covering the Obama administration’s Benghazi and Fast and Furious scandals. The Justice…

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Former CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson Sues DOJ for $35 Million

With the help of Judicial Watch, Sharyl Attkisson, a former CBS reporter and investigative journalist, has sued the Department of Justice (DOJ) for $35 million in damages after computer forensic exams showed hackers monitoring her work exposing the Obama administration for its corruption from 2011 to 2013. The DOJ has said…

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Belatedly Released and Revealing Fast & Furious Docs

Sharyl Attkisson details the Fast and Furious documents Judicial Watch obtained after filing a FOIA lawsuit against the Department of Justice. Most of the obtained documents are heavily redacted, yet many documents have yet to be released by this executive agency. In addition, reviews of these obtained documents show President Obama had no legitimate basis…

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Judicial Watch Obtains Fast and Furious Crime Scene Photos from Phoenix 2013 Gang-Style Assault with Rifle Supplied by Obama Justice Department

Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained graphic crime scene photos taken at the site of a 2013 gang-style assault on a Phoenix, AZ, apartment building, including a close-up photo revealing the serial number of the AK-47 rifle used by the assailants.

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Sharyl Attkisson and Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No:1:14-cv-01944)

On November 19, 2014, Judicial Watch announced it joined investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson to file a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking “any and all records” relating to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and other records on the award-winning correspondent. The request…

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Judicial Watch Joins Sharyl Attkisson in Lawsuit against Justice Department to Obtain FBI Records about Attkisson

Judicial Watch announced today that on November 19, 2014, it joined investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson to file a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking “any and all records” relating to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background checks and other records on the award-winning correspondent.

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Judicial Watch’s Fitton: New Docs Expose Justice in IRS Scandal

A Judicial Watch FOIA lawsuit uncovered that the Department of Justice colluded with the IRS to target politically conservative and tea party groups seeking non-profit status. In 2010, the Department of Justice reached out to the IRS to pursue this collusion before the political targeting occurred. Unfortunately, Judicial Watch was…

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How Eric Holder spun the ‘Fast and Furious’ scandal to a lapdog media

Sharyl Attkisson discusses Judicial Watch’s FOIA lawsuit that helped release 42,000 pages of government documents detailing the Fast and Furious scandal. From the more than thousand pages she reviewed, she found an email exchange between White House and DOJ press flacks, who chastised her for revealing that former Attorney General Eric Holder…

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Congress finds sorting Fast and Furious records ‘like pieces of a puzzle’

Judicial Watch announced that it received from the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) on November 18, 2014, a large production of documents pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious. The documents were forced out of the Obama administration through a June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September…

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Judicial Watch Lawsuit Forces Release of DOJ Emails Showing IRS’s Lois Lerner Met with DOJ Officials Just Before 2010 Elections

Judicial Watch today released internal Department of Justice (DOJ) documents revealing that former IRS official Lois Lerner had been in contact with DOJ officials about the possible criminal prosecution of tax-exempt entities two full years before what the IRS conceded was its “absolutely inappropriate” 2012 targeting of the organizations. According to the newly

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Why I’m Suing the Justice Dept.: Its Unlawful Freedom of Info. Response

In a detailed article on her website, investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson explains why she teamed up with Judicial Watch to sue the Department of Justice. On November 19, 2014, Attkisson filed a FOIA lawsuit against the DOJ with Judicial Watch to acquire “any and all [FBI] records concerned, regarding or…

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Obama Lawless Amnesty Costs Exposed

Obama Lawless Amnesty Costs Exposed – Congress AWOL? Exposed:  Holder Uses Tax Dollars to Attack the Police Judicial Watch Fighting Against Disparate Impact Discrimination in Texas Obama Lawless Amnesty Costs Exposed – Congress AWOL? Despite all the budgetary pressure impacting vital programs of importance to the American people, the Obama…

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‘Any Way We Can Fix Fox?’ Attkisson Exposes DOJ Fast & Furious Emails

Thanks to a court order, Judicial Watch received 10,112 Fast and Furious documents from the DOJ, which comprise of 42,000 pages. These documents were released due to Judicial Watch’s FOIA request and subsequent FOIA lawsuit, and reveal how seasoned reporter Sharyl Attkisson was slammed by the White House and the DOJ for…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Oops! Obama Realizes Exec. Privilege not Legal to Hide Fast, Furious Docs

After using executive privilege to withhold Fast and Furious records for two years, the Obama administration has quietly stopped exerting the power to hide information about the disastrous gun-running operation. Judicial Watch attorneys discovered the extraordinary about-face in recent exchanges with Department of Justice (DOJ). JW has been a leader…

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Emails show Obama administration targeted reporter over her coverage of ‘Operation Fast and Furious’ scandal

Judicial Watch received 10,112 Fast and Furious documents from the DOJ, which comprise of 42,000 pages, after Judicial Watch filed a FOIA request and subsequent FOIA lawsuit. These documents reveal Sharyl Attkisson was targeted by the Obama administration for uncovering Operation Fast and Furious. Read Judicial Watch’s press release on this…

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Judicial Watch Statement on Release of Enormous Trove of DOJ Fast and Furious Documents

Judicial Watch announced today that it received from the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) on November 18, 2014, a large production of documents pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious. The documents were forced out of the Obama administration through a June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012 FOIA lawsuit (Judicial Watch

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Documents Obtained by Judicial Watch Reveal Justice Department Sent Community Relations Service Agents to Ferguson at the Request of the NAACP

Judicial Watch announced today that on October 30, it obtained Department of Justice (DOJ) records revealing that the Obama administration sent eight Community Relations Service (CRS) agents to Ferguson, Missouri, at the request of the NAACP immediately following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson. The DOJ contingent included CRS

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

DOJ’s Fast and Furious Prequel: Failed Grenade-Running Operation

The Obama Justice Department endangered public safety by allowing a renowned weapons smuggler to continue working for Mexican drug cartels even after the agency had more than enough evidence to indict him, according to a federal audit made public this week. As if this weren’t bad enough, the case is…

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The Fast and Furious Cover-up, Hiding In Plain Sight

When the Obama administration refused to fulfill Judicial Watch’s FOIA request on Fast and Furious documents, Judicial Watch filed a FOIA lawsuit; then, the court ordered the DOJ to hand over a “Vaughn index” of the documents to Judicial Watch. This index reveals how the Obama administration covered up the Fast…


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