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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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Colorado judiciary long on taxpayer money, short on transparency

Arthur Kane describes how Colorado’s judicial department has refused to release its documents to the general public, a customary practice of other departments in the state and a necessity for government transparency. To highlight this, Kane describes his encounter with Colorado Court Administrator Gerald Marroney, along with a 2012 appellate court ruling,

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Belatedly Released and Revealing Fast & Furious Docs

Sharyl Attkisson details the Fast and Furious documents Judicial Watch obtained after filing a FOIA lawsuit against the Department of Justice. Most of the obtained documents are heavily redacted, yet many documents have yet to be released by this executive agency. In addition, reviews of these obtained documents show President Obama had no legitimate basis…

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US offers $5 MILLION reward for help capturing Saudi al-Qaeda terrorist RELEASED from Guantanamo prison by the George W. Bush administration – and he’s now urging Muslims to kill Americans

In October 2014, the Obama administration started offering a $5 million reward for Ibrahim al-Rubaish, who became an al-Qaeda senior leader in the Arabian Peninsula two years after he was released from Guantanamo Bay by the Bush administration. The Defense Department under the Bush administration released him to a rehabilitation program in Saudi…

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Fast & Furious Crime Scene Photos Ordered Released

Sharyl Attkisson describes Judicial Watch’s FOIA lawsuit against the City of Phoenix that uncovered Fast and Furious crime scene photos from a 2013 gang style assault that happened there. An AK-47 rifle that was used in this gruesome assault was linked to Operation Fast and Furious, a gun-walking scheme perpetuated by…

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Languid, Lax Congressional Ethics Disciplinary System May Pick Up Pace in 2015

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Released docs portray DC’s special treatment of Gregory’s 30-round magazine stunt

Legal Insurrection recently won its FOIA lawsuit it filed with Judicial Watch against the District of Columbia, which revealed David Gregory received preferential treatment instead of punishment for possessing an illegal magazine in the District. David Gregory displayed the magazine on his then-show “Meet the Press” on NBC News, even though…

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Lawyers Create Big Paydays by Coaxing Attorneys General to Sue

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President Obama Rewards Media Matters with a Political Nomination

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Obama issues ‘executive orders by another name’

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