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Obama Devotes $2 Bil to Make Federal Buildings Energy Efficient

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FDA to Regulate Mobile Apps, Monitor Social Media

Though it’s failed miserably to fulfill its key mission of protecting public health and safety over the years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found a new calling unrelated to its duties; monitoring social media and smart phone applications. As is the case when federal agencies embark on new…

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FRC Shooter gets 25 Years; Feds call it Act of Terrorism

The Virginia man who planned a mass shooting based on a leftwing group’s “hate map” of conservatives got sentenced to 25 years in prison today, though federal prosecutors had recommended 45 for what they call an act of terrorism. Floyd Lee Corkins stormed into the headquarters of the Family Research…

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Freed Gitmo Terrorist Member of Islamic Opposition in Syria

As the Obama administration pushes its delusional tale that Syrian rebels aren’t terrorists, a mainstream newspaper chain publishes a story about a former Guantanamo captive who died fighting the Bashar Assad regime as a member of an Islamic opposition group. The ex-Guantanamo prisoner, Mohammed al Alami, was one of hundreds…

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“Hate Map” of Conservatives Key in FRC Shooting

The domestic terrorist who carried out the politically-motivated shooting at the Family Research Council (FRC) gets sentenced this week and it should not be forgotten that he got his target list from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a nonprofit that features conservative organizations on a catalogue of “hate groups.”…

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JW Sues DOJ for Records of Holder Contempt Settlement Talks

Judicial Watch has sued the “most transparent administration” in history for details of Attorney General Eric Holder’s efforts to settle contempt charges filed against him for refusing to give Congress documents related to a scandalous gunrunning experiment that let Mexican drug traffickers obtain U.S.-sold weapons. The goal behind this disastrous…

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FBI Followed Terrorist Killed by Drone to Pentagon Luncheon

The al Qaeda terrorist that President Obama ordered assassinated by drone was closely monitored by the FBI and even followed to the Pentagon’s front door years before his murder, according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch.  The files, more than 250 pages of FBI surveillance logs, illustrate alarming incompetence by…

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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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