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Senate Report: U.S. Blows $30 Bil on Wasteful Projects in 2013


Congress’s Bipartisan Obamacare Fraud

Phil Kerpen writes about Sen. David Vitter’s (R-LA) efforts to bring transparency and accountability to a scandal very few are talking about — Congress’ efforts to qualify as a “small business” under Obamacare rules and thus avoid some of the law’s drawbacks.


GOP senator wants to subpoena D.C. health care exchange

It was recently discovered that Congress had used the D.C. healthcare exchange to purchase coverage with the help of subsidies reserved for small businesses. Congress employs more than 16,000 people, yet somehow managed to receive the subsidy, and Sen. David Vitter is seeking answers as to why.


Our ObamaCare challenge: Congress, heal thyself

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton and Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) recently collaborated to expose corruption within Congress regarding Obamacare, in an effort to bring transparency to those who approved the legislation in the first place.


Obama Lawyers Afraid to Go to Court on Email Scandal

Obama Lawyers Afraid to Go to Court on Email Scandal Obamacare Docs: Obama White House Violates Your Privacy? Obama Lawyers Afraid to Go to Court on Email Scandal The Obama administration’s fraud, misconduct and misrepresentation on the Hillary Clinton email scandal continues in federal court. Crafty, corrupt politicians realize that transparency…


Obamacare Website Still Insecure, Subject to Attacks

More than a year after egregious security failures in the government’s healthcare website were exposed in congressional hearings, data remains compromised and the ill-fated site is still subject to cyberattacks and vulnerable to massive identity theft. In fact, just this week Judicial Watch obtained documents from the government that show…


House Officials Not Impressed With Vitter’s Obamacare Probe

A recent taxpayer lawsuit led by the watchdog group Judicial Watch obtained the congressional applications for the healthcare exchanges. In the applications, the House and Senate claimed to have fewer than 50 employees and were also classified as “state/local government.” Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) has argued that Congress should not be allowed to enroll in the


Judicial Watch: Department of Homeland Security Allowed to Work on Obamacare’s

Records Suggest White House Pressure Led to Possible Privacy Breaches in Advertising Push (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained new documents from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revealing that Department of Homeland Security (DHS) worked with HHS on security for…


Feds claim Obamacare taking a toll on government transparency


New Investigation of Obamacare Architect

Judicial Watch filed a FOIA lawsuit against the Department of Human and Health Services (HHS) to obtain records about Jonathan Gruber’s consultancy and contract agreements with the department. Gruber received a $400,000 contract from HHS, and at least $4 million from the federal government since 2000. This lawsuit comes as…


JW Pushes in Court on Clinton Emails

New Court Action in Hillary Clinton Email Scandal Judicial Watch Gets Records That Show al Qaeda Terrorist May Have Been Govt. Source Obama’s Gruber Cover-Up New Court Action in Hillary Clinton Email Scandal Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration may want the Clinton email scandal to go away.  The liberal…


Judicial Watch sues for docs on Gruber’s sole-source Obamacare contract

This week, Judicial Watch announced it filed a FOIA lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regarding Jonathan Gruber’s sole-source consulting contract with it for the purposes of developing Obamacare. Gruber is an MIT economics professor and thus was sought for advice on how to craft Obamacare.…


Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (No. 1:15-cv-00223)

On February 13, 2015, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking “any and all” records concerning contracts and consultancy agreements between the HHS and Jonathan Gruber, the Obamacare architect who controversially referenced “the stupidity of the American voter” in describing


Judicial Watch Sues HHS Over Failure to Produce Jonathan Gruber Contracting and Consulting Records

HHS gave Obamacare architect who ridiculed “the stupidity of the American voter” a sole-source solicitation contract worth $400,000 (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on February 13, 2015, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking “any and all” records concerning


JW: ‘Obama administration may have misled and lied about Clinton emails’

Judicial Watch claims the Obama administration deceived it by denying that Hillary Clinton was using a personal email account to conduct official State Department business as Secretary of State. As Judicial Watch’s president Tom Fitton notes, this scandal may have an impact on JW’s pending FOIA requests and lawsuits in relation…


Obamacare Battle Over Subsidies in Front of Supreme Court Wednesday

Last Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a case that is challenging the federal subsidies that have been forced onto states that did not set up exchanges under Obamacare. Thirty-five states did not set up exchanges, and Obamacare could be gutted substantially if the Supreme Court rules…


Congress’ Obamacare self-exemption OK, judge rules

D.C. Superior Court judge Herbert B. Dixon Jr. recently dismissed Judicial Watch’s FOIA lawsuit challenging Congress’ illegal enrollment in D.C.’s Small Business Exchange. Dixon stood by the Office of Personnel Management’s ruling, which claims federal law trumps D.C. law on this matter, even though the D.C. government admitted Congress


Judge Dismisses Obamacare Lawsuit Targeting Congressional Health Care

DC Superior Court Judge Herbert B. Dixon Jr. dismissed a FOIA lawsuit Judicial Watch filed on behalf of DC resident Kirby Vining regarding Congress’ enrollment in the DC Small Business Exchange. Although the DC government acknowledged that Congress is not a small business under DC law, it cited a 2013 Office…


The Obamacare challenge that won’t die

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee chairman Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) is continuing his investigation into Congress’ illegal enrollment in the DC Small Business Exchange. He is waiting for the Exchange Authority and House and Senate officials to provide him with the names of government officials who directed members of Congress…


Vitter Extends Deadline for Obamacare Documents From D.C., House, Senate

Senator David Vitter (R-LA), Chairman of the Small Business Committee, is extending the deadline for Obamacare documents from House and Senate officials, and the DC government, to February 24 after receiving unsatisfactory answers from them. The deadline was initially February 13, but Vitter, who’s investigating why Congress illegally enrolled in the…


Sen. Vitter plans probe of congressional Obamacare applications full of ‘false information’

The Senate’s Small Business Committee chairman Senator Vitter (R-LA) plans to investigate how Congress illegally enrolled in D.C.’s Small Business Exchange. Congress’ falsified applications, which say the House and Senate each have 45 employees, and that Congress is a small business, were first obtained by Judicial Watch through a FOIA…

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