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Congressional Report Confirms JW’s Work In IRS Scandal

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Agency Created to Force FOIA Compliance a Failure

An agency created by Congress years ago to promote government transparency by facilitating the treacherous process of obtaining public records has failed to do its job, according to a federal audit. Is anyone really surprised? With a $1 million infusion from Congress, the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) was…

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Gitmo Policy Change: Only Leftist Groups Get Access

In a startling about-face, the Obama administration is restricting exclusive access to Military Commission hearings in Guantanamo Bay to five leftist human rights groups that openly advocate for the terrorist defendants. The abrupt policy change was delivered a few weeks ago to Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)—like Judicial Watch—that have repeatedly

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Obama Judge: Hijab Ban Violates Muslim Civil Rights

An Obama-appointed federal judge has handed the administration a major victory, ruling that a Muslim woman’s civil rights were violated by an American clothing retailer that didn’t allow her to wear a head scarf as required by her religion. The lawsuit was filed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC),…

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CAIR Gets Police to Cancel “Anti-Muslim” Terrorism Training

Several police departments in Illinois have cancelled their anti-terrorism training because an Islamic terrorist front group complained that the instructor is blatantly anti-Muslim. It’s yet another one of those only in America stories! The Islamic group that reportedly raises money for Hamas, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), snapped its…

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Jackson Jr.’s Last-Minute “Mood Disorder” Qualifies for Disability

Although disgraced Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. suddenly developed a “mood disorder” as the feds were about to indict him, he qualifies for generous government disability payments because it’s considered a debilitating mental illness. Of interesting note is that Jackson Jr., sentenced this week to 2 ½ years in prison…

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JW Obtains Gen. El-Sisi’s Radical Thesis from Army War College

The Obama administration embraced Egypt’s Defense Minister and coup leader, General Abdel Fatah El-Sisi, despite having first-hand knowledge of his radical Islamist views, documents obtained by Judicial Watch show. For years the U.S. Army War College (USAWC) has been sitting on a 2006 thesis authored by General El-Sisi while he…

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Mayors with Big Political Ties Charged in Bribery Scheme

Two small-town mayors with ties to big-time politicians and lobbyists have been arrested by the FBI and criminally charged for participating in a major public corruption scheme involving the theft of federal grants. The public officials run little municipalities in south Florida that most people have never even heard of,…

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Al Qaeda, Obama Share Gitmo Goal

As President Obama redoubles efforts to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Al Qaeda’s leader announces that the terror network will spare no effort to free its “brothers” at the U.S. military facility in southeastern Cuba. Imagine if those Al Qaeda “brothers” had been transferred to a prison in the…

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JW Lawsuit Forced National Archives’ Release of Kennedy Docs

A Judicial Watch lawsuit has forced the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to finally release records of Robert F. Kennedy’s tenure as Attorney General though the government agency is falsely representing that the move was voluntary. For years the Kennedy family has wielded its power, keeping the government records…

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Not a Single Terrorist Brought to Justice for Benghazi Attack

Why is it that nearly a year after the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi not a single terrorist has been brought to justice? It’s a question many Americans may be asking and this week a federal lawmaker pressed Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Defense Chuck…

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Legislator from JW’s 2008 Corrupt Pol List Convicted

A member of Judicial Watch’s 2008 “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” list, former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi, has finally been convicted on more than a dozen federal corruption charges for using his public office to enrich himself and his cronies. The disgraced three-term Republican was found guilty of 17 felony…

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Top Obama Officials Flout Transparency Laws Using Secret Email

Extra, extra read all about it! The administration that promised to be the most transparent in history uses covert government accounts to keep electronic mail from becoming public, according to a national news conglomerate that reports “the scope of using the secret accounts across government remains a mystery.” That certainly…

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Black Caucus Chair Asks Judge To Go Easy On “Charming” Jackson Jr.

Here is a story that demonstrates politicians are getting quite creative when it comes to defending transgressions; an Ohio congresswoman believes a fellow lawmaker convicted of a felony should receive leniency because he’s “charming” and “entertaining.” This includes being the highlight of “karaoke nights” during burdensome congressional sessions, “when

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JW Has ‘90s Intel Doc: Chechen Terrorists Use Cell Phone Detonation of Backpack Bombs

A classified intelligence report obtained years ago by Judicial Watch includes shocking details of al Qaeda’s operations in Chechnya and the tactics employed by Chechen terrorists, including cell phone detonation of backpack bombs. The raw document, from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), is from 1998 and Judicial Watch conducted a…

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Judicial Watch’s Hard-Hitting Documentary ‘District of Corruption’ Opens in Phoenix, Arizona, November 9, 2012

Written, Produced, and Directed by Stephen K. Bannon, the Writer/Director of ‘Occupy Unmasked,’  and “The Undefeated”  Film Spotlights Obama Corruption, Secrecy  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the nation’s largest government watchdog organization, and Victory Film Group, announced today that their hard-hitting feature documentary “District of

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Breitbart, Judicial Watch Voter Survey: 65% of Election Day Voters ‘Strongly Support’ Voter ID

 85 % Concerned over Government Corruption; 76% Receive No Government Benefits (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch and Breitbart.com today released the results of an election night survey of voters conducted by Public Opinion Strategies. The poll reflects the responses of 800 actual 2012 voters. Highlights include: A large majority of…

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Judicial Watch Issues Report on California ‘End the Death Penalty’ Ballot Initiative

JW terms so-called ‘SAFE’ California Act (Prop 34) ‘both disingenuous and deceptive’ (Washington, DC) — Judicial Watch today released “The End of the Death Penalty Initiative,” a special report on the administration and impact of California’s death penalty. The report also raises questions about California Proposition 34, also known as…

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Judicial Watch, Victory Film Group Announce October 26 Release of New Film: The District of Corruption

Film Written, Produced, and Directed by Stephen K. Bannon, the Writer/Director of “Occupy Unmasked,” and “The Undefeated”  “Obama 2016” Distributor Rocky Mountain Pictures to Manage National Distribution Campaign (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the nation’s largest government watchdog organization, and Victory Film Group announced today the

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The Corruption Chronicles: Obama’s Big Secrecy, Big Corruption, and Big Government By Tom Fitton, President of Judicial Watch

(Washington, DC) – In THE CORRUPTION CHRONICLES: Obama’s Big Secrecy, Big Corruption, and Big Government (Threshold Editions; July 24, 2012; Hardcover; $26.99), Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton outlines why Barack Obama aptly takes the top spot among Washington’s Most Corrupt – from his flouting of federal law and the Constitution…

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Rep. Steve King and Former Arizona State Senate President Russell Pearce to Hold Press Conference after Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Testimony on SB1070

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the group that investigates and fights government corruption, announces a joint press conference regarding tomorrow’s Supreme Court hearing on Arizona SB 1070: Date:  Tuesday, April 24 Time: 2 PM ET Place: House Triangle http://radiotv.house.gov/gallery-use/locations.shtml Congressman Steve King (R-IA) is Vice-Chairman of the


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