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

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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

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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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Ed Henry vs. Earnest: Why Did Obama Invoke Executive Privilege on Holder Fast & Furious Emails?

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Justice Dept. List of Withheld Fast & Furious Docs is 1,323 Pages Long

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Judicial Watch Obtains Key Fast and Furious Information

Judicial Watch announced today it received from the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) a “Vaughn index” describing controversial Operation Fast and Furious records. The document was produced as the result of a court order in the group’s September 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit.

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Obama Asserts Fast and Furious Executive Privilege Claim for Holder’s Wife

Judicial Watch announced today that it received from the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) a “Vaughn index” detailing records about the Operation Fast and Furious scandal.  The index was forced out of the Obama administration thanks to JW’s June 2012 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and subsequent September 2012…

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Justice Department Expert, Paid $70,000, Belittles Black Voters

In an astonishing piece of election news from North Carolina, a Justice Department expert took the stand in a voting laws case to repeatedly suggest that that black voters were “less sophisticated” than white voters. Charles Stewart, a political scientist hired by the Justice Department at a cost of around…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

El Paso Narco-Terror Figure Exposed by JW Pleads Guilty

A key figure—illegal alien Hector Pedroza Huerta—in a narco-terror ring that runs from El Paso to Chicago to New York City has pleaded guilty to federal immigration charges in Texas, Judicial Watch has confirmed. Earlier this week JW reported that Huerta’s partner in crime, Emad Karakrah, was arraigned in Chicago…

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The stonewalling legacy

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Documents Obtained by Judicial Watch Reveal that Fast and Furious Rifle Was Used in 2013 Phoenix Gang-Style Assault

Judicial Watch today announced that, based on information uncovered through a Judicial Watch public records lawsuit against the City of Phoenix, the U.S. Congress has confirmed that an AK 47 rifle used in a July 29, 2013, gang-style assault on an apartment building that left two people wounded was part of the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) Operation Fast and

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Judicial Watch Sues DOJ for Operation Choke Point Records

DOJ program pressures banks to cut ties with law abiding businesses; House Financial Services Committee Chair warns enforcement could be used as “a pretext for the advancement of political objectives…” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on September 4, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)…


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