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Investigative Reporter, Clinton Expert, Joins Judicial Watch

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today its newest team member, investigative journalist Micah Morrison. As a senior writer and, later, chief investigative reporter for The Wall Street Journal editorial page from 1993 to 2002, Morrison led the investigations of the Clinton administration. He also reported on union corruption, Indian…

Frankfurt Hijacking Plot by bin Laden in 2000

Al Qaeda (AQ) planned to hijack a commercial airliner departing Frankfurt International Airport between March and August 2000. Judicial Watch has uncovered a Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Intelligence Information Report (IIR) on the event. The report is titled: “Letters Detailing Usama bin Laden and Terrorist’s Plans to Hijack an Aircraft Flying…

Rats & Rotten Food at Guantanamo Bay

On October 24, 2012, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Department of Defense seeking records related to sanitary conditions at Camp Justice in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Specifically, JW’s request asked for the following records: 1)      All communications (including emails, memoranda, or any other form…

Academia Semillas del Pueblo

Judicial Watch recently received documents from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) in response to a California Public Records Request filed on May 22, 2012.  The request sought records relating to UCLA’s partnership with a failing charter school that has a declared Marxist, Marcos Aguilar, for a principal. …

Obamacare Records

Judicial Watch and The Heritage Foundation joined forces last month to investigate Obamacare activity on the part of Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.  The joint investigation was prompted by reports that the Secretary had “gone, hat in hand, to health industry officials, asking them to make large…

CFPB’s spending spree on high-priced classes

Judicial Watch recently obtained documents showing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has not curbed its spending on high-priced classes.  Records obtained on July 3, 2013 responsive to a June 4, 2013 records request show that the agency is shopping for in-house Harvard-style “leadership” classes for its General Counsel Meredith…

DOJ sends secret “peacekeepers” where Trayvon Martin was killed

Judicial Watch, Inc.  on April 24, 2012 launched an investigation into the Trayvon Martin case based on reports that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) had sent a secret team of “peacekeepers” to Sanflord, Florida, where Martin was shot on February 26, 2012 after wandering in a gated community after…

CFPB Amassing Data

Judicial Watch has obtained documents, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) which reveal the agency has spent millions to track — down to the neighborhood level — the financial activity of unwitting Americans without their permission.  “[B]ig data is the cutting…

Illegal Aliens Urged to Enter the Labor Force Without Work Authorization

Judicial Watch yesterday obtained, through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit, documents showing that, as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Hilda Solis drew a press gaggle when she visited illegal aliens in Maryland last spring and urged them to assert their “federal rights.”  Judicial Watch’s investigation…

HHS division responsible for cancer treatment cuts pays outlandish bonuses

Records uncovered from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) show that the division blaming cancer treatment curtailment on sequester paid more than $100,000 in bonuses to four of its top earners during the last two fiscal years.  Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Judicial Watch,…


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