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

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Did Looming Indictment Trigger Jackson Jr.’s “Mood Disorder”?

Could it be that Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., a member of Judicial Watch’s Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians list, is suddenly suffering from a “mood disorder” because he’s on the verge of getting criminally indicted? After all, the feds have been breathing down the Illinois Democrat’s neck—and he’s the target…

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$20 Mil For African Green Energy Venture

The U.S. economy remains in shambles and a relentless unemployment crisis grips the nation yet the Obama Administration is giving away $20 million for an innovative green energy venture in Africa. The allocation comes less than two years after the administration dedicated $50 million to replace “inefficient cook stoves” contributing…

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DOL Signs More Foreign Contracts To Protect Migrant Workers

In its ongoing effort to protect illegal immigrants in the U.S. workforce, the Obama Department of Labor (DOL) keeps entering “partnership agreements” with foreign countries vowing to preserve the rights of their migrants.  It’s one of several initiatives launched by Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, a former California congresswoman with close…

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Govt. Blows $102 Mil To Catch $19 Mil In Medicaid Fraud

In a shameful—and costly—example of government incompetence, a special program created to combat Medicaid fraud has cost American taxpayers more than five times the amount of overpayments it has identified. That means the anti-fraud project, known as National Medicaid Audit Program, has cost the U.S. government $102 million to operate…

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U.S. Gives Rich Companies Billions For Overseas Ads

Enraging examples of government blowing taxpayer dollars abound, but this could easily take the cake; Uncle Sam has spent north of $2 billion to subsidize the advertising costs of wealthy private American companies and trade groups overseas. In the meantime, the U.S. economy has amassed a record $15.6 trillion debt…

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Public Univ. Creates Special Illegal Alien Tuition Rate

A special category of tuition created this month for illegal immigrants at a public university in Colorado violates both federal and state law, Judicial Watch points out in a letter to the school’s Board of Trustees. Therefore JW is calling for the immediate rescinding of the measure, which enables certain…

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Obesity Watch: Millions Wasted To Bring Fresh Produce To Poor Areas

The Obama Administration keeps funding questionable programs to combat obesity by bringing fresh produce to poor areas, even as health experts concede the efforts are wasted—right along with hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars. Consider this south Florida newspaper article focusing on how local nonprofits are spending federal money to…

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Senate To Vote On Radical Pro Abortion Judicial Nominee

This week marks a great opportunity to eliminate yet another of President Obama’s liberal activist candidates from getting a lifetime federal judgeship, in this case on the notoriously liberal—and often overturned—9th Circuit Court of Appeals. In November the commander-in-chief nominated pro-abortion radical Andrew Hurwitz to fill a vacancy on the…

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D.C. Council Chair Guilty Of Fed Crime

Highlighting the criminal activity blotter for the District of Columbia’s famously corrupt government this week is its disgraced council chairman, Kwame Brown, pleading guilty to a federal felony. It’s simply part of the never-ending saga of political scandals in the local government that runs the area surrounding the White House.…

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Former ACORN Director Gets $445 Mil From U.S. Treasury

The Obama Administration has given a former director at the scandal-plagued Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) nearly half a billion dollars to offer “struggling” Illinois homeowners mortgage assistance, a Judicial Watch investigation has found. It means the ACORN official (Joe McGavin) will go from operating a corrupt…

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U.S. Kills $20 Mil Pakistani Sesame Street Over Corruption

The United States government has finally pulled the plug on a preposterous, $20 million project to develop a Pakistani version of the iconic educational children’s program Sesame Street. Should American taxpayers be relieved that the government finally killed the abominable three-year project or outraged that it existed in the first…

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“Expedited Border Crossing” For Drivers Tied To Terrorism, Drug Smuggling

Drivers with terrorism and drug-smuggling ties were cleared by the United States for “expedited border crossing” under a free-trade agreement created to facilitate commercial traffic between Canada, Mexico and the U.S. As inconceivable as this may seem, it’s documented in a federal audit released by the Department of Homeland Security…

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U.S. Task Force To Close Racial/Ethnic Asthma Disparities

In its quest to bring poor minorities the same quality of medical care as their wealthier, white counterparts the Obama Administration has launched a “coordinated federal action plan to reduce racial and ethnic asthma disparities.” As the election nears, the new government task force will show Americans how the president…

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JW Probe: $36.2 Mil To Study Minority Housing Counseling

The Obama Administration has spent $36.2 million on studies that justify awarding huge sums to leftist groups that help poor minorities with “housing counseling,” a Judicial Watch investigation has found. JW launched a probe to uncover how much taxpayer money is being spent on research that, incredibly, always concludes housing…

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$70 Mil To Help Communities Spend Federal Money

For the second time in just a few months a U.S. government agency notorious for wasteful spending is dedicating tens of millions of dollars to help local communities blow their federal money more efficiently. It may sound like a bad joke but it’s business as usual at the Department of…

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U.S. Adds “Socioeconomic Status” Section To Yearly Health Report

A special treat from the Obama Administration; for the first time, the U.S. government’s annual comprehensive report on Americans’ health features a special and heavily promoted section on socioeconomic status. This appears to be part of the president’s mission to close the gap in “health disparities” that currently exist between…

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D.C. Mayor’s Top Aide Charged In Corruption Scheme

How appropriate that the District of Columbia’s scandal-plagued mayor, Vincent Gray, was in Sin City when his close friend and top aide got criminally charged for destroying records to cover up a corruption scheme that took place during his 2010 campaign.   Gray has been embroiled in a variety of…

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Is USPS Covering Up Fla. Incident A La Brentwood?

The recently exposed case of a Florida postal worker who fell ill after handling a leaking package from Yemen brings unsettling memories of the government cover-up in the anthrax scandal that rocked the Washington D.C. post office years ago.  In that case, two employees in D.C.’s Brentwood Post Office, who…

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“Operational Control” Over 13% Of Border Meets U.S. Goal

In a chilling revelation, the agency created after 9/11 to protect the United States from another terrorist attack claims it achieved its “goal” by gaining “operational control” over a mere 13% of the nation’s borders. It gets better. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) took six years to accomplish this…

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Fat Crisis: U.S. Spends $830 Mil To Study Obesity In 2011

With the First Lady as self-appointed czar, the Obama Administration is on a mission to eradicate obesity and has dedicated hundreds of millions of dollars to study the phenomena and justify the creation of restrictive policies to control what Americans eat. It’s almost as bad as global warming. Just this…


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