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Docs: Ahead of 2012 Presidential Election Lois Lerner Begged Supervisor Not to Visit IRS Office

In a Townhall.com article, which was cross-posted to Fox Nation, Katie Pavlich discusses the latest emails Judicial Watch obtained regarding the IRS scandal through a FOIA lawsuit. These emails reveal that Lois Lerner prevented her supervisor from visiting the IRS Cincinnati office. Lerner intentionally did this before the 2012 presidential election to

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Judge Emmet G. Sullivan Slams Brakes on Another Prosecutorial Overreach

D.C. federal Judge Emmet G. Sullivan recently issued a decision to stop the Department of Justice from “inviting” compliance in regards to court subpoenas, which will help limit prosecutorial overreach. The current practice, in which a person accepts the subpoena and brings the requested documents to the government directly, allows for…

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Docs: Ahead of 2012 Presidential Election Lois Lerner Begged Supervisor Not to Visit IRS Office

Judicial Watch recently obtained emails through a FOIA lawsuit that reveal Lois Lerner prevented her supervisor from visiting the IRS Cincinnati office or asking questions about the congressional investigations into the agency’s political targeting scandal. Lerner resorted to this strategy before the 2012 presidential election because she did not want to

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New #IRSscandal e-mails reveal a very paranoid Lois Lerner

During congressional investigations into the IRS scandal, Lois Lerner prevented her supervisor from visiting the IRS’s Cincinnati office for fear the targeting she advanced against conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status would be uncovered. This was unearthed from emails Judicial Watch recently acquired, which entail a chain of emails between Lerner

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Lois Lerner Tried To Block Supervisor’s Visit Because She Feared Targeting Would Be Exposed

Lois Lerner, the former director of the IRS’s Exempt Organizations Unit, prevented her former supervisor from visiting the IRS’s Cincinnati office while conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status were being targeted. This discovery comes from emails obtained by Judicial Watch, which filed FOIA lawsuits against the IRS to obtain more information

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DC Admits Obamacare for Congress Scheme Unlawful

In an op-ed for Breitbart, Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, explains how the DC government contradicts itself when it claims it is illegal for members of Congress, their staff, and their spouses and dependents to partake in DC’s Obamacare small business exchange but says they can continue to receive coverage through it. Congress does…

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IRS keeps Albuquerque Tea Party in limbo 5 years after tax-exempt status application

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The Obama’s Hawaii Vacation Reportedly Cost Taxpayers Millions Of Hard-Earned Dollars Read

American taxpayers will be billed a multi-million dollar tab for the Obamas’ recent trip to Kailua, Hawaii. Although the First Family paid for their own private rental homes, taxpayers will foot-the-bill for ambulance, Air Force One’s fuel, the Obamas’ flights, and the Honolulu Police Department escorts who escorted the Obamas. The…

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Online voter registration getting new look

Three lawmakers in Pennsylvania’s state legislature want to bring up a bill that would legalize online voter registration in their state, although such legislation has failed in the past. Supporters of this legislation, including its sponsor Senator Lloyd Smucker (R-Lancaster County) and Governor-elect Tom Wolf, argue it will increase voter…

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Expensive Speech: A Blaze Magazine Special Report

In a Blaze Magazine special report, Chris Field discusses Judicial Watch’s FOIA lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for their proposed “Critical Information Needs” pilot study. The lawsuit seeks to obtain “any and all records” regarding this controversial study, which would have investigated how media outlets

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Obama’s Hawaii vacation is over, now it’s time for taxpayers to pay massive tab

America’s taxpayers are expected to pay a multimillion dollar tab for the First Family’s recent Christmas and New Year’s holiday trip to Kailua, Hawaii. Records obtained by Judicial Watch of their trip from December 2013 to January 2014 show American taxpayers were billed $7,781,361.30 to pay for the First Family’s flights then. You

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What You Need to Know About the Fight to Make Members of Congress Enroll in Obamacare

Yesterday, Judicial Watch updated the American people on the status of its FOIA lawsuit investigating Congress’ illegal involvement in the Obamacare small business exchange. In 2013, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) allowed members of Congress, their staff, their spouses, and their dependents to obtain healthcare coverage through the small business

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DC Government: OPM Trumps Local Law on Congressional Health Care

In October 2014, Judicial Watch filed a FOIA lawsuit to obtain more information from the federal government on how members of Congress and their staff are illegally enrolling in Obamacare’s D.C. Small Business Health Option Program. DC law classifies a small business as having 50 or fewer employees, and Congress has essentially…

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Three Lawsuits over Gitmo Terrorist Release

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Defense to obtain information on the five terrorists the Obama administration released from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Haqqani terrorist network for five years. This lawsuit asks…

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Attkisson files lawsuit v. DOJ; What about criminal charges?

Yesterday, news broke Sharyl Attkisson, a well-renowned investigative journalist, filed a FOIA lawsuit against the Department of Justice with Judicial Watch after she found out her computers were hacked from 2011 to 2013. During that time period, Attkisson was covering the Obama administration’s Benghazi and Fast and Furious scandals. The Justice…

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Former CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson Sues DOJ for $35 Million

With the help of Judicial Watch, Sharyl Attkisson, a former CBS reporter and investigative journalist, has sued the Department of Justice (DOJ) for $35 million in damages after computer forensic exams showed hackers monitoring her work exposing the Obama administration for its corruption from 2011 to 2013. The DOJ has said…

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Obama’s drug-sentencing quagmire

President Obama’s plan to commute sentences of nonviolent drug offenders sentenced for cocaine-related crimes is not only inefficient and convoluted, but also heavily biased due to the involvement of politically-charged advocacy groups like the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). According to the plan, prisoners must apply for sentence commutations

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26 Ways the Media Botched Their Reporting on the Latest Benghazi Report

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Former US Justice Department official calls NC voter suppression ‘a myth’

In an op-ed for Wall Street Journal, Robert Popper, a Senior Attorney for Judicial Watch, quashes the minority voter suppression myth regarding North Carolina’s new election laws. He discusses voter turnout data from the November 2014 election demonstrating that black registration and voter turnout increased after North Carolina adopted new laws

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The Voter Suppression Myth Takes Another Hit

In an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, Robert Popper, Senior Attorney for Judicial Watch, describes how changes to North Carolina’s election laws have increased black turnout and registration, according to turnout data. Changes that were made to the election laws include requiring voters to cast ballots in their home…



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