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Govt. Takes Nearly 15 Years to Respond to JW Record Request

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The FBI is seeking to determine whether data from Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server may still exist elsewhere, a U.S. official said.

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Hillary Clinton has made a career of stiff-arming Congress, inspectors general and the press. So it looks like it’s up to the courts and law enforcement to get to the bottom of her email scandal.

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There is a time gap which may hold the key to Hillary’s hide-and-seek email game.

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Clinton aides vow to keep old State Department emails

Lawyers for Cheryl Mills, who was Clinton’s State Department chief of staff, and Huma Abedin, another top aide, told the State Department on Wednesday that they will follow U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan’s directive that they not delete federal records — which primarily means emails — in their possession.

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Hillary Clinton emails contained signal intelligence from spy satellites

The revelation that Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private emails contained sensitive information derived from spy satellites and signal intelligence undercuts her defense that she had no reason to believe she was dealing with classified information, security experts say.

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All Emails Were Provided, Hillary Clinton Says in Statement

The filing was made in connection with a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit brought by the conservative group Judicial Watch against the State Department. The group is seeking government records related to the employment status of a close aide to Mrs. Clinton, Huma Abedin.

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Clinton Email Scandal: Cheryl Mills To Judge — Drop Dead

Judicial Watch, which has been forcing the State Department to release the Clinton emails through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit, calls this “one startling revelation.”

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State Dept. blocked FOIA, congressional requests at Obama’s request dozens of times

State Department officials sent the White House as many as 34 different sets of internal documents that had been requested by Congress or under the Freedom of Information Act so the president’s staff could review them for potentially embarrassing information.

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Barack and Valerie’s great Communist Party marriage

[T]he fine work of Judicial Watch, which has obtained by FOIA request the FBI files of three crucial figures who formed Valerie Jarrett, Obama’s most intimate adviser. The three are Jarrett’s father, James Bowman, her father-in-law, Vernon Jarrett, and her grandfather, Robert Rochon Taylor. Judicial Watch has posted these documents online …

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Hillary’s Two Races: To Keep Ahead of the Investigators, and to Win the White House

Last week, we learned more about the extent of the Clinton cover-up. Acting on a lawsuit brought by Judicial Watch, federal Judge Emmet Sullivan, a Bill Clinton appointee, cracked down on the delay tactics exercised in the effort to build a moat around her e-mails. He ordered Clinton and two of her closest aides, Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills, to “describe, under

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Court Threatens Obama IRS Commissioner With Contempt

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Notable & Quotable: Contempt and the IRS

From a hearing before U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan in Washington on Wednesday. The judge is questioning Justice Department attorney Geoffrey Klimas about his explanation of why the government hadn’t filed a motion for him to reconsider his order to produce the emails of former IRS official Lois Lerner being sought by the watchdog group Judicial

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Fed Up With FOIA

Is FOIA reform finally at the tipping point? The federal Freedom of Information Act was designed to give citizens prompt access to information about their government. Instead, it’s a bureaucratic nightmare, a vast black hole of years-long delays and heavily censored documents. In recent weeks, a trifecta of powerful federal…

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Fed Up With FOIA

In recent weeks, a trifecta of powerful federal judges, each acting independently, has blasted the Obama Administration’s FOIA delays. It is never good to anger a federal judge. Angering three over the same issue is unprecedented.

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Illegal Alien Crime Crisis

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Daily Caller v. CFPB (No. 1:15-cv-01125)

On July 15, 2015, Judicial Watch announced that it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Daily Caller News Foundation, a media organization based in Washington, D.C., seeking records from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of…

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Judicial Watch Files FOIA Lawsuit on behalf of Daily Caller for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Political Activity Records

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Daily Caller News Foundation, a media organization based in Washington, D.C., seeking records from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of…

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Judicial Watch Sues Justice Department for Records about Suspicious 2014 New Year’s Day Explosion in Minneapolis Muslim Neighborhood

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records regarding its response to the January 1, 2014, explosion of an apartment building in the largely Muslim Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, MN. The…

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Govt. Takes Nearly 15 Years to Respond to JW Record Request

Highlighting the failures of public-record laws designed to keep government accountable, it took a federal agency nearly fifteen years to respond to a request filed by Judicial Watch for information concerning Osama bin Laden. The material may seem irrelevant now because the infamous Al Qaeda founder is dead, but the…


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