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Obama Orders Fed Agencies to Stop Asking Job Applicants about Criminal History

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Obama Orders Fed Agencies to Stop Asking Job Applicants about Criminal History

To make public-sector jobs more accessible to convicts, President Obama has issued a new order prohibiting federal agencies from asking candidates about criminal history when applying for positions. It’s part of the commander-in-chief’s mission to reduce barriers to reentry and employment for incarcerated individuals once they leave jail. The new…

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Judicial Watch Joins Coalition Asking Paul Ryan to Appoint Ethics Office Chairman Leadership Position Unfilled for Over One Year

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that it joined a coalition of ethics groups from across the political spectrum in a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) asking him to appoint a new co-chair of the Office of Congressional Ethics to replace former co-chair Porter Goss (R-FL), who stepped…

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Clinton Email Scandal: More Evidence State Department Was In On Cover-Up

Corruption: Last week it looked as if the State Department worked with Hillary Clinton to cover up her email trouble.

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Bob McDonnell’s strange bedfellows

The Supreme Court showdown over the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has done something quite rare in Washington these days: enticed Republican and Democratic politicians to make common cause.

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State Department Hid Key Clinton Benghazi Email from Judicial Watch

Email Info Could Have Exposed Clinton Server in 2014 (Washington, DC) – The Obama State Department last week admitted it withheld a key Benghazi email of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from Judicial Watch since at least September 2014.  If the State Department disclosed the email when first supposedly…

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Judicial Watch: New Benghazi Documents Reveal September 11, 2012, Hillary Clinton ‘Call Sheet’ Describes Benghazi Assault as Attack by ‘Armed Extremists’

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released new State Department Hillary Clinton documents that contain a “call sheet” background document for Clinton that called the Benghazi attackers “armed extremists.”  The documents also include a copy of Hillary Clinton’s schedule that shows she met with then-UN Ambassador Susan Rice and attended…

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AP: Firms that paid for Clinton speeches had gov’t interests

‘Clinton Cash’ author Peter Schweizer and Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch react on ‘Hannity’

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Media Uses Obama’s Hillary Defense in Order to Unseal “Classified” Court Files

President Obama recently downplayed the importance of Hillary Clinton’s classified emails floating around in her private server and now a journalist is seizing the moment in an effort to unseal the secret court documents of an Al Qaeda leader involved in the 9/11 attacks. The operative’s name is Abu Zubaydah…

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Obama Allots $19 Mil to Register Immigrant Voters

A year after President Obama launched his Task Force on New Americans the administration is injecting it with a $19 million infusion so it can achieve its key initiative of registering new voters that will likely support Democrats in the upcoming election. Officially, this is being described as enhancing pathways…

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Opinion Journal: Hillary’s Spin on Benghazi

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on newly released State Department emails concerning the 9/11 terrorist attack in Benghazi. Photo credit: Getty Images.

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State Department Belatedly Releases New Clinton Benghazi Documents

Document Release Raises New Questions about State’s FOIA Responses, Court Statements (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it has obtained new documents from the Department of State containing the telephone transcripts from the evening of September 11, 2012, in which then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton informs then-Egyptian Prime Minister…

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This Feisty Nonprofit Could Be Hillary’s Biggest Problem To Win The White House

U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth confirmed Judicial Watch’s central role in exposing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email address and a home-brew server to conduct official business when he granted limited discovery to the conservative government watchdog March 29.

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Intimidation through investigation

Everyone loves a winner, especially the winner himself. Reaching the top of the heap is a full-time job and once there, the successful feel entitled to stay there. That’s why political inquisitions are in full bloom across Barack Obama’s Washington.

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Bibles are being removed from Missing Man tributes at VA clinics and military bases. Why?

It really takes a special kind of low-life to desecrate a military display honoring prisoners of war and those missing in action.

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The Next Load Of Free Stuff From Washington: Diapers

In case you think there is still any life in the Constitution’s division of and limitations upon the powers of the federal government, consider the prospect of diaper subsidies.

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Judicial Watch and Allied Educational Foundation File Amici Brief In McDonnell Corruption Case

Brief Criticizes Drop in Corruption Prosecutions by Obama Administration (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amici curiae brief with the United State Supreme Court in support of a federal court of appeals decision upholding the conviction of former…

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IRS sued for refusing to release secret ‘church investigations’ procedures

Government watchdog groups have filed a motion in federal court to compel the IRS to reveal how it determines when to initiate “church investigations” after accusing the tax-collecting agency of “stonewalling” efforts to bring to light its procedures.

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ADF asks federal court to tell IRS to come clean on secret rules for investigating churches

Alliance Defending Freedom asked a federal district court Friday to order the Internal Revenue Service to identify records it has withheld for nearly two years that are related to secret procedures for investigating churches.

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A Vast Email Conspiracy

Hillary Clinton is good at imagining partisan plots, and to listen to her team, no less than several inspectors general, the intelligence community, and the entire Republican ecosphere are colluding to turn her home-brew email system into a fake scandal. To this conspiracy, she must now add the federal judiciary.

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State Department: Don’t Ask Hillary Aides About Classified Info in Lawsuit

Lawyers object to any attempt to ask Huma Abedin, Cheryl Mills, and others about how information was handled—and are dead set against Clinton testifying.


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