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Govt. Doles Out $125 Billion In “Improper Payments”

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U.S. Gives Illegal Aliens $29 Mil in Rx Meds

As if it weren’t bad enough that American taxpayers annually dole out huge sums to educate, incarcerate and medically treat illegal immigrants, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) spent tens of millions of dollars to give them free prescription drugs. In all, CMS, which is part of the…

WEEKLY UPDATE

Weekly Update: We Won’t Be Brainwashed!

The “Inconvenient Truth” About Obamacare
A Sweetheart No-Bid Contract for Obama-Connected Marketing Firm?
Help Protect the Religious Freedoms of our Military Servicemen and Women

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Gitmo Terrorists Who Learn About Peaceful Form of Islam to Be Freed

The Obama administration is negotiating to release Guantanamo terrorists to a renowned Middle Eastern Al Qaeda training ground if the prisoners undergo “counseling, instruction in a peaceful form of Islam and job training.” This is no joke, though it sounds like a bad one. Better yet, the famously corrupt and…

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FITTON: Clinton White House ignored 9/11 warning

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State Sues: Fed Rule against Felon Hiring Ban Endangers Public

At least one state has gone to court to fight the Obama administration’s preposterous new regulation limiting employers’ rights to ban hiring felons because it discriminates against minorities. It’s been an ongoing battle between a number of companies and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency that enforces…

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Fed Agency Blows $793k on Promo Items

In a shameful example of how government squanders your tax dollars, a federal law enforcement agency blew hundreds of thousands of dollars on promotional items like neckties, scarves and lapel pins displaying its official seal. This inconceivable waste involves the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), the Arlington Virginia-based law enforcement agency…

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JW Forces Clinton Library to Release 57,000 Pages of Records on Hillary Clinton’s Health Care Task Force

National Archives withheld documents for seven years. Original Freedom of Information Act request to National Archives filed on April 4, 2006; FOIA lawsuit filed in 2007  (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on October 17, 2013, thanks to Judicial Watch litigation, the public gained access to more than…

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No Joke; Obama Issues 2nd Open Govt. National Action Plan

It may seem like a cheap prank but the Obama administration, which has proven to be among the most secretive, has actually issued its second “Open Government National Action Plan” that promises to build on (delusional) “past successes.” Even the president’s many friends and supporters in the mainstream media have…

IN THE NEWS

HealthCare.gov: How political fear was pitted against technical needs

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Obama-Tied Firm Got $100k to Create Michelle’s “Let’s Move” Logo

A marketing firm with close ties to the president got a plum no-bid contract for $100,000 to design the “Let’s Move” logo for Michelle Obama’s childhood obesity campaign, according to government documents obtained by Judicial Watch. The arrangement violates federal contracting rules and is even acknowledged by federal officials as…

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Jude Who Ruled NYPD Racially Profiles Punished

The Clinton-appointed federal judge that ruled New York’s stop-and-frisk program amounts to “indirect racial profiling” got yanked off the case by an appellate court that found the jurist “ran afoul of the Code of Conduct for United States Judges.” It was a painful spanking that one of the city’s newspapers…

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Judicial Watch: Emails Reveal Obama Advisers’ Concerns on NSA Surveillance

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has it has obtained a series of emails between members of President Obama’s newly created Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies (Review Group) and the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (Oversight Board) that show that the Obama administration advisers…

WEEKLY UPDATE

Weekly Update: IRS Scandal Widens

Judicial Watch Continues to Expose Lois Lerner’s Political Witch Hunt
The Ravens Need to Go to the Video
Judicial Watch Obtains 57,000 Pages of Records Relating to Hillary Clinton’s Health Care Reform Task Force

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Judicial Watch Gets Benghazi Security Contract from State Dept.

The State Department paid an inexperienced and virtually unknown foreign company $794,264 for nearly 50,000 guard hours to protect the U.S. mission in Benghazi, according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch. Media outlets have reported an estimated amount of around $783,000 to $783,284 based on “miscellaneous” federal contract data, but…

IN THE NEWS

Why is S.C. Supreme Court not following law on timely court decisions?

IN THE NEWS

Investigation IDs IRS Leaker

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U.S. Bullies Man over “Department of Homeland Stupidity” Mugs

The feds have threatened to criminally prosecute a novelty store owner who sells products—such as “Department of Homeland Stupidity” coffee mugs—making fun of the U.S. government. Could this be a matter of national security, or that Uncle Sam simply lacks a sense of humor? To poke fun at the National…

PRESS RELEASE

JW Obtains Records: IRS’ Lerner Disclosed Confidential Information about Tax Status of Conservative Groups to FEC

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained email exchanges between former Internal Revenue Services (IRS) Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner and enforcement attorneys at the Federal Election Commission (FEC) indicating that the IRS provided detailed, confidential information concerning the tax exempt application status and

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Jail for Rep. on JW’s 2008 Corrupt Pol List

A disgraced federal lawmaker who years ago appeared on Judicial Watch’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” list is finally going to jail for abusing his public office to enrich himself and his cronies. Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi was sentenced to three years in prison this week and must report…

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U.S. Takes $9.7 Bil Hit in GM Bailout

President Obama loves taking credit for saving the American auto industry and this week a federal audit reveals that the rescue effort has fleeced U.S. taxpayers out of an astounding $9.7 billion. While this may seem inconceivable to most, the numbers don’t lie. The United States Treasury has recorded a…


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