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Vitter Legislation Would End Congress’ Obamacare Exemption

Senator David Vitter, following Judicial Watch’s lead, is still pushing for common sense in the House of Representatives and Senate. He recently introduced legislation that would require the president, vice president, political appointees, and members of Congress to purchase health insurance through the exchanges established by Obamacare. Vitter’s

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Complaint: Congressional Staffers Committed Fraud When Applying for Obamacare

Judicial Watch is one of several conservative organizations that have filed a joint complaint with the Senate Select Committee on Ethics challenging Congress’ use of the Small Business Exchange to qualify for taxpayer subsidies for medical insurance. Judicial Watch obtained documents including applications completed by congressional staff which fraudulently

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Does Congress write our laws or not?

It seems that the idea of the separation of powers is a foreign concept to many in the federal government. The King v. Burwell debate is an undeniable example.

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The Benghazi Bonanza: A Bipartisan Scandal

Judicial Watch’s Micah Morrison writes about what appears to be the bipartisan nature of the Benghazi scandal, with former House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers being referred to in recently released documents. Judicial Watch will keep investigating.

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Rep. Chaffetz talks TSA, FOIA problems

Representative Jason Chaffetz talks about what can be done to increase FOIA transparency in our federal government. Also, Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton presented testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on this very subject.

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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.

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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.

INVESTIGATIVE BULLETIN

Benghazi: What The Government Wants Us To Think

First published at the Daily Caller, October 30, 2014 We now have two serious investigative tracks into the Benghazi killings — Rep. Trey Gowdy’s Special Select Committee, which I examined here, and the Justice Department’s Ahmed Abu Khatallah prosecution. On October 14, the government filed a superseding indictment in the case. The Benghazi…

PRESS RELEASE

JW Files Taxpayer Lawsuit to Stop Congress from Participating in D.C.’s Small Business Exchange

At least 12,359 members of Congress, congressional staffers, and their spouses and dependents currently purchase health insurance in D.C.’s “Small Business Exchange” even though Congress far exceeds D.C. law’s 50-employee limit for participating in the exchange.

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Judicial Watch Supports Strengthening Ethics Enforcement for Congress

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued a statement today calling upon the House of Representatives Republican and Democratic leadership to strengthen ethics enforcement.

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JW Details Ambitious Investigative Agenda for 113th Congress

America’s Largest Government Watchdog Calls on Congress to Clean up Corruption and Restore Rule of Law to Washington, DC (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released its list of investigative priorities for the new 113th Congress. The investigative agenda, which is being independently pursued by Judicial Watch, is a wide-ranging…

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Congress to Probe Suspected Connection Between Anwar al-Awlaki and 9/11

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Republicans demand net-neutrality documents

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Pelosi aide defends $35K congressional tab for Detroit auto show


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