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June 26, 2009 - What’s the Rush on Judge Sotomayor?

June 26, 2009 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: More Trouble for Judge Sotomayor Barack Obama wants the U.S. Senate to pull out a rubber stamp for his Supreme Court pick, Judge Sonia Sotomayor. Senate Democrats, meanwhile, are trying to force this nomination through as quickly as…

June 19, 2009 - The Nancy Pelosi Cover-Up

June 19, 2009 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: FEC Lets Pelosi Off the Hook The Federal Election Commission (FEC) recently gave House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) a free pass when it dismissed a Judicial Watch complaint related to an "electioneering advertisement" featuring the speaker during the…

June 11, 2009 - Sotomayor Nomination Battle Heats Up

June 12, 2009 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: More on Sotomayor’s Radical Ties to the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund The White House and liberals in the Senate are attempting this week to force rushed consideration of President Obama’s selection to replace the retiring…

June 05, 2009 - Judge Sotomayor’s Radical Connections

June 5, 2009 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: Judge Sotomayor’s Radical Connections Judicial Watch’s investigation of Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor continues. This week, our investigations team unearthed some interesting and disturbing information related to Sotomayor’s connection to the radical

May 29, 2009 - Yes or No on Judge Sotomayor?

May 29, 2009 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: In Supreme Court Battle, It Is Empathy Versus the Rule of Law You have to give Barack Obama points for clarity when it comes to his judicial philosophy. The president has been unambiguous with respect to the types…

May 26, 2009 - Is Nancy Pelosi Lying?

May 22, 2009 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: JUDICIAL WATCH VICTORY! Illinois Senate Turns Over Secret List of Earmarks, Vows Full Disclosure Judicial Watch earned a huge victory recently when the Illinois State Senate finally released a secret list of legislative earmarks and then vowed to…

May 15, 2009 - Banks Forced into “Bailout”

May 15, 2009 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: Judicial Watch Forces Release of Bank Bailout Documents Judicial Watch again made major news this week with our announcement that we forced the Obama administration to release documents about the October 13, 2008, Treasury Department meeting that coerced…

May 08, 2009 - Supreme Court Battle Looming

May 8, 2009 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: Obama and the Supreme Court – Conservatives Should Be on the Alert Supreme Court Justice David Souter announced he was retiring week, providing Barack Obama his first opportunity to make his mark on the High Court. Souter will…

May 01, 2009 - Open Borders Puts Public Health at Risk

May 1, 2009 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: Open Borders Put Public Health at Risk A few weeks ago, I told you that Judicial Watch continues to battle aggressively for any and all documents related to the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) and its offshoot, the…

April 24, 2009 - Mexican Incursions, Border Violence Exposed

April 24, 2009 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: Judicial Watch Uncovers New Report Detailing Sharp Increase in Violence on Mexican Border If you’ve been reading this Weekly Update for any length of time, you know that Judicial Watch has been tracking the deteriorating situation on our…