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DOJ Pardon Atty. Quits as Obama Plans to Free Thousands of Drug Convicts

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Real Power Behind IRS Conservative Targeting Scandal Still A Mystery

From The Daily Caller: An internal IRS document prohibited the targeted applicants from being approved automatically for tax exemption, and agency officials were told to send all such applications to the Orwellian-named Group 7822 to await additional guidance, FBI interviews obtained by Judicial Watch show.

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IRS Colleagues Called Lois Lerner ‘Volatile’

From The Daily Caller: Lerner headed the IRS office that targeted conservative and Tea Party non-profit applicants. She sent their tax exemption applications to a bureaucratic “black hole” prior to and after the 2012 election, FBI interviews obtained by the conservative watchdog Judicial Watch show.

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Voter ID and the Real Threat to Democracy

From The Wall Street Journal: The Supreme Court concluded in 2008that voter ID is constitutional and doesn’t impose an unreasonable burden on voters. But the recent decisions of three federal courts

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Obama-Backing Lawyer Spent 1,529 Hours on IRS Probe

From Newsmax: The lawyer, Barbara Bosserman, spent so much time on the case even though House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, sent a letter to then-Attorney General Eric Holder, according to The Washington Post, protesting that she shouldn’t have been included in the investigation.

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Judicial Watch: Obama Donor/DOJ Prosecutor Spent 1529.25 Hours Investigating the IRS’ Targeting of Conservative Groups

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released a letter from the Justice Department admitting that Democratic Party/Obama campaign donor and Justice Department attorney Barbara Bosserman spent 1,529.25 hours investigating the IRS’ targeting of conservative organizations in 2010 and 2012.  According to Federal Election Commission records, Bosserman contributed

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Judicial Watch: FBI Interviews with Cincinnati IRS Employees Reveal DC Headquarters Delayed Tea Party Applications

‘DC is like a black hole.’ – Cincinnati Group Manager (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released 105 pages of newly obtained Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) “302” documents revealing that, beginning in 2010 and lasting through the Obama reelection campaign in 2012, the Obama IRS orchestrated a deliberate policy…

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New Revelations in Obama IRS Scandal

New Revelations in Obama IRS Scandal Hillary Clinton Keeps Changing Her Story Obama’s Trip To Climate Conference Cost Taxpayers $4,165,068.40 Heroic Judicial Watch Client Sues against Federal Agents Violation of Constitutional Rights   New Revelations in Obama IRS Scandal This week we revealed to the public more about the IRS’…

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Opinion Journal: Clinton Email Server ‘Recommended’

From Wall Street Journal: Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on a new twist in the Democratic presidential nominee’s private server scandal.

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Documents indicate IRS officials knew of Tea Party targeting since 2011

From Fox News: Lois Lerner, who oversaw tax-exempt groups for the IRS, and top IRS official Holly Paz “knew that agents were targeting conservative groups for special scrutiny as early as 2011,” the conservative legal advocacy group said in a release Thursday.

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Judicial Watch: IRS Officials Knew About Tea Party Targeting

From Newsmax: According to the docs obtained by Judicial Watch, Paz, a senior member of the IRS, was informed in the spring of 2011 that agents in Cincinnati had put out “Be On the Look Out” guides to flag “cases using the tea party term.”

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GRILLING UNDER OATH LOOMING FOR HILLARY?

From WND: At a hearing this week on the Judicial Watch request for permission to depose Clinton, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan would not rule out the possibility. Nor would he immediately grant permission. He also noted he might be open to ordering her to answer the questions from Judicial…

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Obama spends $4 million to hype global-warming alarm

From WND: That’s even though the campaign against global warming has morphed into a campaign against “climate change” because there isn’t any more warming, and a new movie charges the entire effort is a “hustle” to redistribute the free world’s wealth.

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Watchdog pushes for Clinton deposition over ‘evolving explanation’

From The Hill: These civil cases are separate from the FBI investigation, which looked at whether she transferred classified information through the unauthorized server. The Department of Justice recently announced that it would not be pressing criminal charges in the matter.

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Private Servers Were ‘Recommended,’ Clinton Says For First Time

From The Daily Caller: Clinton used a private email address and server located in her New York home throughout her tenure as the nation’s chief diplomat. An FBI investigation confirmed that contrary to her previous claims Clinton sent and received highly sensitive classified information on the server and that she…

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Judicial Watch: Depose Hillary Over New Email Server Admission

From Newsmax: In the filing, Judicial Watch lawyer Michael Bekesha argues that “based on her testimony to the Benghazi Select Committee, the statement on her campaign website, and her purported answers to the FBI’s questions, it is nowhere even suggested that Secretary Clinton’s decision to use the clintonemail.com system for…

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Clintons’ IRS chickens come home to roost

From WND: The House Republicans received a reply from Koskinen on Monday, informing them that he has forwarded the information to the IRS Exempt Organizations Program in Dallas, the division of the IRS that regulates the operations of public foundations and charities.

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Judicial Watch: FBI Investigation Documents of IRS Scandal

Reveal Top Washington IRS Officials Knew About Targeting of “Tea Party” Groups Two Years Before Disclosing it to Congress and Public FBI interview with IRS senior official reveals: “he thought the cases were being pulled based upon political affiliations” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released 294 pages of new…

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FOIA Reveals Obama’s Trip to Climate Change Conference Cost Taxpayers Nearly $3 Million

Law Newz: Secret Service and Air Force records obtained by conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch detailed the expenses related to President Barack Obama‘s attendance at the 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference. According to the records, Secret Service charges and flights added up to $2,976,296.20. And that doesn’t even include expenses for…

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Obama’s Trip To Paris For The UN Climate Summit Cost Taxpayers $2.9 Million

From The Daily Caller: Judicial Watch obtained records from the U.S. Secret Service and the Air Force through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit showing just how much Obama’s trip to Paris in December 2015 cost taxpayers. The conservative group found Air Force One flew for more than 14 hours…

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Judicial Watch: Obama’s Paris Climate Trip Cost Taxpayers Nearly $3M

From Newsmax: Flight expenses for the Paris meeting were $1,652,124.60, while related Secret Service costs came to $1,324,171.60, including hotel rooms, rental vehicles, air and rail travel, and overtime, according to records obtained by Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group in Washington.


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