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Report: Jesse Jackson Jr. Faces Ethics Probe

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Ethics board launches probe into Rep Jesse Jackson Jr.

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Lawmakers Skirt New Earmark Disclosure Rule

To meet a new transparency rule members of Congress had until this week to post details of earmark requests on their official websites but many have failed to abide and others have hidden the information in obscure places that disregard the law’s spirit. A congressional newspaper reviewed hundreds of U.S.…

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U.S. Lawmakers Praise Murderous Communist Dictator

In their mission to lift sanctions on a notorious human rights violator that appears on the State Department’s terrorist-sponsoring nations, prominent members of the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus praised Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro during a censored tour of the island prison. Led by California Democrat Barbara Lee, the chairwoman of…

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W.H. team discloses TARP firm ties

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NAACP: No Racial Profiling In Immigration Crackdown

The nation’s oldest civil rights group rejected a request to portray an Arizona sheriff who enforces immigration law as a racial profiler in congressional hearings. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) actually turned down the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee by refusing his invitation to…

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House Ethics Comm. Is A Joke

In a pathetic attempt to appear effective, the joke of a House ethics committee has taken swift action against a congressman’s minor speeding infraction while it repeatedly ignores serious corruption allegations among several prominent lawmakers.   The Committee On Standards of Official Conduct issued a press release detailing its speedy…

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Community Organizations Help U.S. Census Count Illegals In 2010

The director of the U.S. Census Bureau will team up with community organizations throughout the nation to assure that every illegal immigrant living in the country is counted in the 2010 census.  After a La Raza group powwow to discuss efforts to ensure a full count of Latinos, Bureau Director…

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ICE Agent Guilty Of Taking Bribes

A federal immigration agent in charge of investigating domestic and international human smuggling organizations has admitted he took bribes to help illegal aliens from China and Latin America enter the United States.  The veteran Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent, Pedro Cintron, worked undercover in Miami Florida and accepted $15,000…

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Remember Chandra Levy: End D.C.’s ‘sanctuary city’ status

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Blagojevich, brother among six indicted

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Illegals get work permits for snitching

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Scandal in Obama Justice Department

April 3, 2009 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: New Documents Uncovered by Judicial Watch Show Congress Ignored Corruption at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for Years Barney Frank and his liberal allies in Congress have more explaining to do. According to new documents we uncovered this…

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ID Theft Rule Called Inhumane

Immigration advocates say a Florida town’s new measure requiring a valid U.S. identification to obtain utility services is inhuman because it prevents migrant farm workers from getting water. Located in southwest Florida, Immokalee is an agriculture town with a population of about 20,000, many illegal alien farm workers who flock…

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Texas Judge Fixes Felony Cases For Cash, Sex

A recently elected Texas criminal court judge has been arrested and federally charged with exchanging sex and money for favorable judgments in felony cases. Elected in November to El Paso’s District Court, Judge Manuel Barraza solicited cash bribes and sexual favors from criminal defendants appearing before him, according to federal…

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U.S. Govt. Gives Arrested Illegal Immigrants Work Permits

More than two dozen illegal immigrants arrested for using fake documents to work at a Washington state engine plant have been released by the Department of Homeland Security and offered legal U.S. employment permits. The February immigration raid infuriated Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano who blasted Immigration and Customs Enforcement…

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New Documents Uncovered by Judicial Watch Show Congress Ignored Corruption at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for Years

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that as part of its ongoing investigation of the government’s role in the financial crisis it has uncovered new documents. The documents show that members of Congress for years were aware that Fannie Mae and Freddie…

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FBI Hits Missouri State Capitol

Federal agents are investigating several Missouri “pay to play” schemes in which state lawmakers exchanged favors—including prestigious committee posts—for political donations. Among the main targets of the probe is House Minority Leader Paul LeVota, a Democrat from Independence suspected of making sought-after committee assignments contingent upon lawmakers

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U.S. Intelligence Agencies Still Weak

Years after major reforms the U.S. agencies that gather intelligence to protect national security remain infested with the same mismanagement, turf battles and communication breakdowns responsible for the failures leading to the September 11 terrorist attacks.  A scathing internal report, made public this week by the inspector general for the…

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Conyers weighing probe of ACORN


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