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Obama Negotiates With Taliban Over Gitmo Prisoners

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Report sheds light on ex-CIA deputy director’s role in Benghazi talking points

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

8th Circuit Says USDA Can’t Keep Hiding Food Stamp Data

The Obama administration’s efforts to keep secret information about its scandal-plagued food-stamp program received a major blow from a federal appellate court that’s ruled the government can’t hide how much money businesses make by accepting the welfare payments. In the last few years Judicial Watch has reported extensively on the…

INVESTIGATIVE BULLETIN

Investigative Reporter, Clinton Expert, Joins Judicial Watch

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today its newest team member, investigative journalist Micah Morrison. As a senior writer and, later, chief investigative reporter for The Wall Street Journal editorial page from 1993 to 2002, Morrison led the investigations of the Clinton administration. He also reported on union corruption, Indian…

WEEKLY UPDATE

Elected Despotism

January 31, 2014 State of the Union? Code Red! On Tuesday night, January 28, President Obama delivered his State of the Union address. After experiencing the shenanigans over the last five years, nothing said in the speech surprised me. I saw the same defiance and arrogance – the same disregard…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

“Islamically Permissible” Food Demanded for Muslim Prison Inmates

Should Americans pay the extra cost of providing Muslim prison inmates with special meals prepared according to Islamic law? The federal government does it and so do a few states, but not Florida and a U.S.-based terrorist front group is demanding a change. It’s one of those only-in-America stories that…

PRESS RELEASE

JW Files Amicus Curiae Brief with Supreme Court Challenging Obamacare Attack on Religious Freedom

Judicial Watch Files Amicus Curiae Brief with Supreme Court Challenging Obamacare Attack on Religious Freedom Brief argues Obama HHS contraceptive mandate is ‘unprecedented grab for power’ violates Restoration of Religious Freedom Act (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed an amicus curiae brief with the United…

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JW Sues Secret Service for Records of First Lady’s Lavish Trips

Judicial Watch Sues Secret Service, Defense Department for Records Detailing Use of Government Funds for President’s, First Lady’s Lavish Trips throughout 2013   Costly Michelle Obama outings to Ireland and England; vacations to Hawaii and Martha’s Vineyard; among trips being questioned in FOIA lawsuit   (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch,…

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GOP Amnesty Plan Ignores Will of Republican Voters

With the midterm elections looming, House Republicans are discounting their constituents’ wishes by crafting a measure to give illegal immigrants legal status, a chance at permanent U.S. residency and even American citizenship. The unbelievable plan was confirmed by GOP leadership on national television this week and reiterated in a mainstream…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

U.S. Secretly Shipping Weapons to Syria

Though it’s been well documented that opposition forces in Syria are mostly run by Islamic terrorists—mainly Al Qaeda—Congress has secretly approved U.S. weapons flow to what officials describe as “moderate” Syrian rebel factions. The problem with this is that there are no “moderate” rebel forces in Syria, according to a…

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

ICE Data Shows Mexicans Get Special Treatment

The Obama administration is selectively enforcing immigration laws depending on the gender of the illegal alien and which country he or she is from, according to new government data that shows Mexicans are getting special treatment. Obtained by a nonprofit university group dedicated to researching the U.S. government, the records…

WEEKLY UPDATE

Air Obama Costs Taxpayers

Judicial Watch Continues Challenge against Obama Lawlessness
Obama, Biden Presidents’ Day Weekend Vacations Cost Taxpayers $295,437 According to Records Obtained by Judicial Watch
McDonnell, Christie in Hot Water

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

U.S. Senator Helped Ecuadorian Fugitives Convicted of Stealing Millions

Recently embroiled in an underage prostitute scandal and a number of corruption schemes, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee—New Jersey Democrat Robert Menendez—is again under federal investigation for helping a pair of South American fugitives whose relatives donated big bucks to the senator. It’s like a never-ending saga…

IN THE NEWS

Federal Probe Into New Jersey Sen. Menendez Is Widening

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

U.S. Military Religious Accommodations: Beards, Tattoos, Piercings

The U.S. military, long the bastion of discipline and respect, is about to take a tumble in that area by changing strict uniform and grooming regulations to accommodate religion, including a form of witchcraft called Wicca. It’s no joke, though it may sound like one. The Pentagon is pushing aside…

PRESS RELEASE

Obama, Biden Presidents’ Day Weekend Vacations Cost Taxpayers $295,437 According to Records Obtained by Judicial Watch

Obama, Biden Presidents’ Day Weekend Vacations Cost Taxpayers $295,437 According to Records Obtained by Judicial Watch   New documents reveal Michelle Obama and daughters spent more than $1,000,000 on 2011 six-day trip to Africa, including a private family safari.     (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it…

PRESS RELEASE

Appeal Filed in Lawsuit Challenging Obama Delay of Obamacare Employer Mandate

Appeal Filed in Lawsuit Challenging Obama Delay of Obamacare Employer Mandate   Judicial Watch Appeals Decision against Kawa Orthodontics’ Challenge to Obama’s Rewrite of Health Care Law   (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a notice of appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for…

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Feds Free More Illegal Aliens, States Pass Laws to Help Them

While the latest Homeland Security figures reveal a sharp decline in immigration enforcement—more illegal aliens are being released in the U.S. than arrested—states across the nation are passing laws to accommodate those who should be deported. It’s a combined state-federal movement aimed at helping illegal immigrants assimilate in this country.…

IN THE NEWS

Winning the Fight for Voter-ID

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

U.S. Funds Environmental Projects in Mexico

The government agency that’s wasted millions to bring minority communities in the U.S. “environmental justice” announced this month that it’s spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund projects in Mexico. It marks the latest of many controversial foreign allocations for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), an agency that’s been…

WEEKLY UPDATE

Weekly Update: A Big Victory!

January 17, 2014 JW, True the Vote Reach Historic Settlement with State of Ohio in Lawsuit over Clean Voter Rolls I want to open this week’s Update by commending election officials in the State of Ohio, especially the current Secretary of State Jon A. Husted, and by congratulating JW’s litigation…


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