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Convicted State Senator Keeps Pay During Indefinite Leave

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Virginia Governor Embroiled in Major Scandal

If there was a political version of the reality television show America’s Dumbest Criminals, Virginia’s Republican governor, Bob McDonnell, would probably be a frontrunner for the starring role. In a matter of weeks his multiple transgressions have taken him from a serious GOP White House contender to an embarrassment on the…

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Oops! U.S. Mistakenly Destroys Millions in Computers

In yet another example of how government wastes our tax dollars, an agency that most Americans have probably never even heard of “mistakenly” destroyed nearly $3 million in technology because it thought the equipment had been hacked. Turns out it was all a false alarm, the computer network at the…

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Race Defense Fails for “Political Piñata” Senator Sentenced to 5 Years

A corrupt politician who desperately played the race card to fend off criminal charges will serve five years in prison for stealing hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars earmarked to fund healthcare for the poor. The one-time majority leader of the New York State Senate, Democrat Pedro Espada Jr., has…

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Judicial Watch Files Response in Lawsuit over Cook County, IL, Sherriff’s Refusal to Honor ICE Immigration Detainers

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it filed a response in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, opposing a motion to dismiss the organization’s April lawsuit challenging Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart’s refusal to honor U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration detainers or cooperate with ICE in…

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Obamacare Sequel? Rush to Push Through Immigration Law

The frantic blitz to push through an immigration reform bill that could reward millions of illegal aliens with amnesty is disturbingly reminiscent of the way Obamacare was rushed in a haste with little scrutiny or adequate deliberation. As a result the president’s healthcare reform law, which created an entitlement that…

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Sarah Palin’s Skit Ends CPAC on Fun Note

Sarah Palin brought the house down on the last day of the Conservative Political Action (CPAC) conference near Washington D.C. as she mocked not only President Obama and Democrats in general, but Republicans as well. It was a bipartisan bashing that brought the rowdy crowd to its feet repeatedly. The…

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CPAC Benghazi Panel on Heels of In-Depth Judicial Watch Report

The September 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi seemed to be among the more popular topics on the first day of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington D.C., though a number of prominent politicians, including Florida Senator Marco Rubio, also headlined the big event. An afternoon panel featuring a…

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Sen. Menendez Helped Revoke U.S. Visa of Pal’s Romantic Nemesis

The New Jersey senator embroiled in a Dominican prostitution scandal abused his power to revoke the U.S. visa of his shady doctor pal’s romantic nemesis, according to a news report in the nation’s largest Spanish-language network. It may sound like a bad telenovela, but it’s the real-life story of a…

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Ground Zero Imam Backed By NY Mayor Uses Mosque Money for Lavish Lifestyle

The radical Islamic imam behind the controversial Ground Zero mosque used donations to his nonprofits—created to combat anti-Muslim sentiments in the U.S.—to live the high life with his wife and mistress, according to a lawsuit filed recently in New York court. Feisel Abdul Rauf, head of the American Society for…

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Sen. Menendez’s Hookergate Uncovers Political Corruption

The Dominican hooker scandal involving New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez has turned into a tale of political corruption and cronyism that’s exposed how the lawmaker evidently abused his power to enrich a donor and one-time legislative aide. As if hiring underage prostitutes in a third-world country weren’t bad enough for…

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5 Minutes of Sun Photos Cost Taxpayers $5 Mil

In the midst of all the grim news about manic government spending and higher taxes comes a comforting story that’s sure to provoke lots of warm and fuzzy feelings among Americans; the nation’s space agency spent $5 million on a special telescope that took pictures of the sun for around…

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Judicial Watch Statement on the Death of Judge Robert H. Bork

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued a statement today in response to the passing of former federal judge and Supreme Court nominee Robert H. Bork, who died today. He was 85 years old. Bork served as U.S. solicitor general and a judge on the U.S. Court of…

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Media Accused of Teaming Up With Conservatives to Trash Muslims

Probably alluding to groups like Judicial Watch, a professor at a taxpayer-funded university has published a study that chastises organizations for using “fear and anger” to spread negative messages about Muslims. This has caused tremendous damage, according to the study, because the mainstream media has given these “fringe organizations” a…

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EXCLUSIVE: FOX NEWS’ ‘HANNITY’ TO AIR ONE-HOUR ‘DISTRICT OF CORRUPTION’ SPECIAL ON THANKSGIVING

Fox News’ “Hannity” on Thursday at 9 p.m. eastern will air a one-hour special about the “District of Corruption” movie and the permanent political class and crony capitalism on both sides of the aisle the film exposes and indicts.

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CAIR Wants Public Schools to Close on Islamic Holy Days

A terrorist front group that bills itself as the nation’s largest Muslim advocacy organization is demanding that a major public school district in south Florida close twice a year to celebrate Islamic holy days. Incredibly, the district’s Diversity Committee is seriously considering it and is holding special meetings to gather…

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USPS Execs Get Illegally High Salaries amid $11.6 Bil Loss

Billions of dollars in the hole, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has never the less managed to give top executives illegally high salary and compensation packages that should outrage American taxpayers. It was just a few weeks ago that the USPS made headlines for its record $5.2 billion loss in…

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JW Covers 9/11 Hearings at Guantanamo

Judicial Watch Senior Investigator Lisette Garcia was in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba last week to observe in person military commission proceedings against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Ramzi Binalshibh, Ali Abdul Aziz Ali, and Mustafa Ahmed Adam al Hawsawi. Family members of Paul Acquaviva, Andrea Haberman, Michael Noeth, Randy Scott, and Amy Toyen…

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Millions More For “Environmental Justice”

It’s been a spectacular month so far for grant recipients of President Obama’s costly “environmental justice” program, which keeps doling out millions to help “underserved” and minority communities obtain the same protection from health and environmental hazards as their wealthy counterparts. So what if the national debt is a gargantuan…

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91-year-old Mayor Guilty Of Stealing Town Funds

Illustrating that public corruption has no age limit or boundary, the 91-year-old mayor of a tiny Alabama town has been convicted of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from city coffers and a chunk of the cash went to her live-in boyfriend. The story comes from River Falls, a quaint…

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Another Detroit Official Embroiled In Sex Scandal

What is it about Detroit public officials and sex scandals? In just a few years, a mayor and two police chiefs in Michigan’s largest city have made headlines for their unscrupulous extracurricular activities. Keep in mind that this is a city rife with all sorts of public corruption. In the…


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