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‘NYC aiding and abetting criminal activity’

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton was on Fox this week debating New York City’s plan to provide official ID cards even to illegal immigrants that provide access to city services. Such a plan is rife with security and good government concerns.

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Benghazi panel probes Sidney Blumenthal’s work for David Brock

The Select Committee on Benghazi interviewed longtime Clinton aide and confidant Sidney Blumenthal Tuesday. Blumenthal, it seems, has long operated on behalf of the Clintons, attempting to protect them from accountability.

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A Shameless IRS Is STILL Withholding Lois Lerner Emails

The IRS’ withholding of Lois Lerner’s newly discovered emails from Judicial Watch is shameless. The IRS has repeatedly misled and obfuscated Judicial Watch’s investigations, and this time is the same.

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Michelle Obama sips tea with Prince Harry

Michelle Obama is vacationing in Europe this week, visiting England and Italy. Of course, taxpayers are on the hook for all the expenses.

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IRS’ Latest Email Excuse Draws It Closer To Rogue Agency Status

The IRS, writes Investor’s Business Daily, is approaching “rogue agency status” because of its failure to release emails Judicial Watch is seeking. This is clearly lawlessness on the part of the IRS.

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Judicial Watch Asks Court To Order IRS To Cough Up Lerner Emails

Judicial Watch informed the court handling its FOIA case regarding Lois Lerner’s emails that even if there are duplicates in the 6,400 emails discovered by TIGTA, the IRS should still turn them over. Allowing the IRS to maintain them could ultimately result in more emails simply being “lost.”

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IRS Won’t Release Lois Lerner Emails — Because They Might Be Duplicates

Forbes lambasts the IRS’ reason for withholding more than 6,400 newly discovered emails from Judicial Watch. That reason — there might be duplicates.

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Vast data warehouse raises HealthCare.gov privacy concerns

Obamacare is in the news yet again. This time, the warehouse that stores individuals’ private personal and health information for up to 10 years is the subject of interest.

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IRS Finds 6,400 Lois Lerner Emails But Won’t Hand ‘Em Over

Fox Business reports on Judicial Watch’s ongoing lawsuit to obtain Lois Lerner’s emails. The IRS has admitted they have new documents, but is still stonewalling and refusing to release them in response to Judicial Watch’s lawsuit.

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ICE’s sex offender policies under scrutiny

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is at it again. This time, we learn that ICE is releasing sex offenders, originally here illegally, back into the public without ensuring they register with local authorities as offenders.

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Hillary’s Unlawful Plan to Overrule Voter-ID Laws

Hillary Clinton’s plan to “reform” state election laws is blatantly unconstitutional, and violates the states’ authority to set election parameters.

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Favors to foundation donors stretch back to Hillary Clinton’s Senate days

It seems clear that Hillary Clinton used her position as secretary of state to increase her personal wealth by granting favors to organizations and nations with businesses before the State Department. What’s less discussed, however, is that she seems to have engaged in this type of behavior for years preceding her time at the State Department.

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Bill Clinton contradicts Hillary on email claims

Former president Bill Clinton at a recent event contradicted Hillary Clinton’s description of her secret email accounts, saying he has only sent two emails in his life. Hillary said that some of the emails she deemed private in her secret account included emails to her husband.

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Federal Judge: What’s The Status On Lois Lerner’s “Lost” Emails?

Judicial Watch recently won a battle in the fight for transparency at the IRS, when a federal judge issued an order for the IRS to provide an update on the status of Lois Lerner’s supposedly “lost” emails. This order is important to getting justice for those targeted by the IRS for their political positions.

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The Obama Presidency – A Cacophony of Corruption

Judicial Watch’s Tom Fitton counters the narrative by David Brooks that the Obama administration has been “scandal-free.” Clearly, he writes, basic examination of the administration’s actions makes clear that it has been all too familiar with scandal.

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Homeland Sec: Terrorists Crossing U.S.-Mexico Border ‘Not the Thing I Most Worry About’

Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson said recently that terrorists crossing the U.S.-Mexico border is “not the thing I most worry about.” This isn’t surprising, given the department’s utter lack of seriousness when it comes to securing the border.

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Syrian group claims responsibility for hack of US Army website

The U.S. Army’s website experienced a hack yesterday by individuals affiliated with the Syrian Electronic Army, and WKRC in Cincinnati cites the contents of documents unearthed by Judicial Watch as possibly connected to the hack.

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The Obama Administration’s Newly Political Approach to FOIAs

Despite promising to be the most transparent administration ever, the Obama administration has complicated the FOIA process, making it more difficult for journalists to get information from the government. One way they have done so is the use of the “sensitive review process,” in which political appointees review requested documents for release, in

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Hillary’s ‘No Ceilings’ Project Accepted $5 Million From Sexual Abuser

Documents show that the Clinton Foundation accepted $5 million from a Swiss billionaire in support of its women’s empowerment initiative “No Ceilings.” The irony is that the billionaire donating the money has been fighting in court to repress allegations that he has sexually abused women in the past.

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Despite new directive, Colorado judicial branch refuses documents others provide

The Colorado judiciary has been withholding documents to which the public is entitled under state law. Judicial Watch has been involved in the fight for transparency.



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