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CAWG Leads Coalition Calling for Ethics Inquiry over Questionable Obamacare Enrollments

The signatories* of the organizations listed below respectfully request that the Senate Select Committee on Ethics investigate the senators and/or staff members that may have broken laws and committed fraud to enable senators, Senate staffers, and their families to purchase health insurance on the District of Columbia’s Small Business Exchange.

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State Dept. blocked FOIA, congressional requests at Obama’s request dozens of times

State Department officials sent the White House as many as 34 different sets of internal documents that had been requested by Congress or under the Freedom of Information Act so the president’s staff could review them for potentially embarrassing information.

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Renovation Costs For Feds’ Consumer Agency Hit ‘Trophy’ Luxury Levels

“DC may be the only place on Earth where it is considered ‘reasonable’ for a federal bureaucracy to spend over $200 million to renovate a building it doesn’t own — a full $50 million more than the building is worth,” Duffy said. “I doubt that my constituents back home, who are ultimately on the hook for this boondoggle, hold the same view.”

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Obama Providing Extra Million Alien Work Permits Annually

The Obama administration has issued more than 7.4 million work permits to foreign nationals from 2009 – 2014, beyond the approximately one million lawful permanent residents and 700,000 foreign guest workers admitted to the U.S. each year.

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Poll: Americans, 4 to 1, choose religious freedom over gay rights

71 percent of Americans want the nation to produce “a commonsense solution that both protects religious freedom and gay and lesbian couples from discrimination.”

But by a margin of 4 to 1, they will pick religious freedom and liberty over gay rights in a culture war.

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FBI looking into the security of Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail setup

The FBI has begun looking into the security of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private e-mail setup, contacting in the past week a Denver-based technology firm that helped manage the unusual system, according to two government officials.

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Barack and Valerie’s great Communist Party marriage

[T]he fine work of Judicial Watch, which has obtained by FOIA request the FBI files of three crucial figures who formed Valerie Jarrett, Obama’s most intimate adviser. The three are Jarrett’s father, James Bowman, her father-in-law, Vernon Jarrett, and her grandfather, Robert Rochon Taylor. Judicial Watch has posted these documents online …

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Hillary’s Two Races: To Keep Ahead of the Investigators, and to Win the White House

Last week, we learned more about the extent of the Clinton cover-up. Acting on a lawsuit brought by Judicial Watch, federal Judge Emmet Sullivan, a Bill Clinton appointee, cracked down on the delay tactics exercised in the effort to build a moat around her e-mails. He ordered Clinton and two of her closest aides, Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills, to “describe, under

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U.S. intel fears hundreds of secrets leaked in Hillary’s private emails

The U.S. intelligence community is bracing for the possibility that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private email account contains hundreds of revelations of classified information from spy agencies and is taking steps to contain any damage to national security, according to documents and interviews …

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Notable & Quotable: Contempt and the IRS

From a hearing before U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan in Washington on Wednesday. The judge is questioning Justice Department attorney Geoffrey Klimas about his explanation of why the government hadn’t filed a motion for him to reconsider his order to produce the emails of former IRS official Lois Lerner being sought by the watchdog group Judicial

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New Lerner Emails Mean IRS Targeting Scandal Creeps Closer to DC

Judicial Watch, the conservative activist groups that crusades against what it sees as governmental overreach, has released a trove of emails to and from former IRS employee Lois Lerner. Lerner, who once headed the agency’s tax-exempt organizations division, has long been at the center of the controversy because she refused to testify before Congress and because a

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Fed Up With FOIA

In recent weeks, a trifecta of powerful federal judges, each acting independently, has blasted the Obama Administration’s FOIA delays. It is never good to anger a federal judge. Angering three over the same issue is unprecedented.

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Yes, the IRS targeted conservatives

There’s even a May 13, 2011, email in which Lois Lerner, then IRS tax-exemption chief, supported these audits. At the same time that email was sent, the IRS was telling the media those audits weren’t part of a broader effort to scrutinize such donations.

As Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said, these documents tell the truth

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Obama’s pathetic attempt to spin the IRS scandal

The conservative group Judicial Watch says documents it obtained “confirm” the agency targeted the donors of certain tax-exempt organizations. And the Government Accountability Office faulted IRS procedures, saying they failed to prevent bias in the selection of nonprofits for audits. That’s key, since the agency has been accused of targeting conservative groups.

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Hawaiian roll panel to publish name list

In a victory, Judicial Watch has released documents related to the separatist campaign being conducted by Hawaiians. The campaign is dependent on names of native Hawaiians, many of whom were placed on the list without their knowledge, and Judicial Watch has made the list public so Hawaiians can know if they are on the list, and whether they as Hawaiian citizens

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IRS Scandal: It’s Dangerous To Be On Wrong Side Of Obama

It is certainly true that it is politically dangerous to be opposed to the president’s policies. The documents recently released by Judicial Watch show that not only were non-profits determined to be his political enemies targeted for more scrutiny, but lists of those who donated to those groups were used to begin potential audits.

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Judicial Watch: IRS e-mails linked donor lists to audit targeting

Judicial Watch released documents this week showing that the IRS used lists of donors to non-profit political organizations who were being targeted by the IRS to then determine audits of those individual donors. Obama continues claim there was no corruption at the IRS, an increasingly laughable claim.

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Phoenix Ends Practice Of Free Illegal Union Ads On Firetrucks

Judicial Watch won an important victory in Arizona recently. Specifically, Judicial Watch efforts led to union decals being removed from city firetrucks, which had been providing free union advertising.

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New York Times alters Clinton email story

After posting their story about Mrs. Clinton’s emails being referred by two inspectors general to the Justice Department for a criminal probe, the New York Times made subtle changes to the headline and parts of the story to shift the focus from her involvement. Yet more attempts by the liberal media to protect Mrs. Clinton.

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Criminal Inquiry Is Sought in Clinton Email Account

The New York Times reports that two Obama administration inspectors general have asked the Justice Department to open a criminal probe into Mrs. Clinton’s email usage. They declared that her use of her non-State Department server to send and receive classified information may have violated federal law.



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