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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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

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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…

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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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Oregonians Fight Illegal Alien License Law

Oregon taxpayers are successfully fighting back against a law—passed by the state legislature and signed by the governor months ago—to give illegal immigrants driver’s licenses by the start of 2014. The measure, Senate Bill 833, directs the Department of Transportation to issue special driver cards to applicants who don’t provide…

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Court Lets FBI Keep Authorized Racial Profiling Secret

The U.S. has been side-swiped by a robust wave of political correctness, so it may be tough to believe that the nation’s Attorney General actually authorizes federal agents to engage in “limited racial and ethnic profiling” when conducting assessments of criminal and terrorist threats. It’s probably something the Obama administration…

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Weekly Update: It’s Even Worse Than I Thought!

In Wake of Election Integrity Victory in Virginia, Judicial Watch, True the Vote Shift Focus to Indiana’s Dirty Voter Rolls
Smoking Gun Docs Reveal Former Top ACORN Operative Continues to Advise Obama Officials on Housing Issues
Obamacare Scandal

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HHS: $8 Mil to Study How At-Risk Populations Recover from Disasters

Slammed by the scandal of a severely flawed billion-dollar Obamacare exchange, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) just dispersed $8 million to research how at-risk populations recover from disasters, including assessing the hurricane resilience of public housing residents. The money will go to the usual recipients, leftist groups…

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D.C. police and Atty General aggressively prosecute someone who is not David Gregory


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