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Did Hillary Commit a Felony?

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How Did The State Department Respond To Open Records Requests For Hillary’s Emails?

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Emails draw Hillary Clinton into legal morass

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Emails draw Hillary Clinton into legal morass

Hillary Clinton’s use of multiple personal email addresses to conduct official State Department business as Secretary of State has been the subject of much discussion lately. State Department spokesperson Marie Harf says Clinton used those email addresses for unclassified purposes. Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, says this issue has…

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New York Gov. Cuomo moves to erase state emails amid corruption scandal

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to remove all state employee emails that are older than 90 days. This news comes after the arrest of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who took bribes and is the subject of an asbestos lawsuit. Cuomo’s plans have received criticism from Republicans and Democrats in New York’s…

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Hillary Clinton’s Contempt for Transparency

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White House accused of ‘stonewalling’ as it refuses to reveal exactly who attended terrorism summit

The White House did not reveal who attended its three-day terrorism summit until yesterday, making it guilty of stonewalling the American people. The attendees included Russian top spy Alexander Bortnikov, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, National Security Adviser to Israel Yossi Cohen, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt Sameh Shoukry, Deputy Prime

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Vitter Requests Obamacare Documents From D.C., House and Senate

Senator David Vitter (R-LA), chair of the Senate’s Small Business Committee, is demanding answers on Congress’ illegal enrollment in Obamacare’s DC Small Business Exchange. He is requesting for answers from the DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority and House and Senate officials on their role in approving Congress’ falsified healthcare

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Colorado Judicial records policy: Apparently whatever staff wants it to be

A bipartisan bill in the Colorado state legislature, House Bill 15-1101, seeks to subject the public defender’s office, part of the state’s Judicial Department, to the Colorado Open Records Act. This legislation was proposed in response to a 2012 Colorado Appellate Court ruling decreeing that the Judicial Department can self-exempt…

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Colorado judiciary long on taxpayer money, short on transparency

Arthur Kane describes how Colorado’s judicial department has refused to release its documents to the general public, a customary practice of other departments in the state and a necessity for government transparency. To highlight this, Kane describes his encounter with Colorado Court Administrator Gerald Marroney, along with a 2012 appellate court ruling,

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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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NY Times Has Sent Advance Copies of Dowd Columns to Subjects Before — All Without Repercussions

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd allowed Bernard Weinraub, a former reporter for the New York Times, to review an advanced copy of a column she wrote about his wife Amy Pascal, the executive of Sony. Dowd wanted to reassure Weinraub that she would make her “look great,” as Sony was enduring the…

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Legal Insurrection wins FOIA suit over David Gregory gun law non-prosecution

Legal Insurrection recently won their FOIA lawsuit they filed with Judicial Watch against the District of Columbia. This lawsuit sought to obtain any records relating to the non-prosecution of David Gregory, who held up a 30-round ammunition magazine on his show on NBC News. Before he showed the magazine on his…

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Bad things happen to whistleblowers when watchdogs become attack dogs

Terrance Peterson, who complained to the Inspector General about unsanitary conditions at a VA hospital in Wilmington, DE, faced whistleblower retaliation from the VA. In response, Chris Farrell, Director of Research and Investigation at Judicial Watch, commented that many whisteblowers are ostracized and referred to psychiatric counseling. Judicial Watch will

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IGs form front line of war on waste and fraud, but weak links remain

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Watered-down FOIA bill advances

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Ad Campaign Slams Supreme Court Secretiveness

A new ad campaign called “Fix the Court” seeks to make the Supreme Court of the United States more transparent, claiming it is the “most powerful,” yet “least accountable” government institution in our nation. This campaign, founded by Gabe Roth, seeks to make the justices’ decisions more open to the…

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Ex-CBS reporter’s book reveals how liberal media protects Obama

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SEAL under fire for writing about bin Laden raid

Mark Owen, the Navy SEAL who revealed how SEAL Team Six killed Osama bin Laden three years ago, is now under criminal investigation. In relation to this story, Judicial Watch obtained the transcript of a meeting between the moviemakers of Zero Dark Thirty, senior White House officials, the Pentagon’s Under Secretary for Intelligence…

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


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