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Judicial Watch Files FOIA Lawsuit on Behalf of Alliance Defending Freedom on IRS Investigations into Churches and Religious Groups

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Judicial Watch Files FOIA Lawsuit on Behalf of Alliance Defending Freedom on IRS Investigations into Churches and Religious Groups

Alleges Internal Revenue Service is “unlawfully withholding records” (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) to obtain the release of documents regarding the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) recent decision,…

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John McCain Lashes Out at Judicial Watch over Damning IRS Doc Release

Senator John McCain went after Judicial Watch following Judicial Watch’s publication of records showing that McCain’s staffers met with IRS officials to discuss increased scrutiny of tax-exempt organizations.

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IRS Tea Party-Targeting Scandal Continues

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton informs Newsmax readers of Judicial Watch’s ongoing pursuit for justice and transparency following the IRS targeting scandal. Judicial Watch has filed suit for all records related to the targeting of groups and individuals for audit.

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Exclusive: ISIS Border Threat Exposed

Judicial Watch Exposes ISIS Threat on Border IRS Scandal Continues Defending Marriage Judicial Watch Exposes ISIS Threat on Border Judicial Watch is proving itself the most resourceful and impactful educational organization in the nation.  No other media outlet, no congressional committee, and no other non-governmental organization can match JW’s successes…

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Judicial Watch Sues Internal Revenue Service For Records on Tea Party Audits

Judicial Watch announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seeking “any and all records” related to the selection of both individuals and organizations for audits based upon applications filed requesting nonprofit tax status.

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Lerner pushed Treasury watchdog to back off ‘targeting’ charge in probe

The Washington Examiner’s Mark Tapscott explains how IRS documents Judicial Watch recently released show that Lois Lerner pressured investigators to back off their conclusions that the IRS had targeted conservative political groups.

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Lerner Email Warns IRS Employees of Emails That ‘Can Be Seen By Congress’

CNS News covers the latest documents which show that Lois Lerner and the IRS were intent on hiding their illegal targeting of private citizens from Congress.

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New IRS emails show protagonist’s concerns

New documents uncovered by Judicial Watch show that in addition to targeting conservative tax-exempt organizations, the IRS was also conspiring to keep information from Congress and keep the American people in the dark.

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Judicial Watch Emails: Lerner Feared IRS Targeting Might ‘Raise Questions’

Judicial Watch released newly acquired emails Thursday from the IRS’ Lois Lerner, who was responsible for targeting conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status. Amazingly, Lerner has never been charged with any wrongdoing.

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Judicial Watch: IRS Documents Reveal Lerner Knew Targeting Criteria of Nonprofit Groups ‘Might Raise Questions’

Judicial Watch today released a new batch of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) documents, including an email from former IRS official Lois Lerner in February 2012 asking that a program be set up to “put together some training points to help them [IRS staffers] understand the potential pitfalls” of revealing too much information to Congress.

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ABCs of IRS Mess; Justice Dept. Is Tainted Too

First published in the New York Post, January 29, 2015 At her confirmation hearings Wednesday, Loretta Lynch said she’s only “generally aware” of the Justice Department’s investigation of IRS targeting of conservative groups. As a service for our likely new attorney general, here’s a primer on why so many in…

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New Documents Offer Glimpse into Criminal Investigation of Obama IRS Scandal

Judicial Watch today released new internal Department of Justice (DOJ) documents revealing that the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel’s office delayed approval of an IRS employee’s meeting with DOJ and FBI investigators into the Obama IRS targeting scandal.

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Obama Administration Refuses to Release Time Records of Key Attorney in IRS Scandal Investigation

Judicial Watch announced today that the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) is going to extreme lengths to keep from the public the number of hours DOJ Attorney Barbara Bosserman expended on the investigation of the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative organizations.

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IRS Admits to Court it Hasn’t Searched for Missing Lerner Emails

Judicial Watch announced today that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) admitted to the court that it failed to search any of the IRS standard computer systems for the “missing” emails of Lois Lerner and other IRS officials. The admission appears in an IRS legal brief opposing the Judicial Watch request that a federal court judge allow discovery into how “lost

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JW Forces Holder Out?

On Thursday, September 25, Eric Holder announced that he would step down as Attorney General of the United States. If you are a regular reader of the Weekly Update, you know that since the day he was appointed to office, Judicial Watch has battled day in and day out to prevent Holder from continuing to corrupt the Department of Justice (DOJ). And, in fact, in


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