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State Dept.: ‘No record’ of signed document from Hillary Clinton affirming records turned over

The State Department admitted this week that Hillary Clinton never signed OF-109, a form she needed to sign to turn in her classified emails to the department. Clinton turned over 30,000 emails to the State Department last December, but decided to delete more than 30,000 emails that she deemed to…

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Archives wants explanation for Hillary Clinton email practices

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Freedom of Information Act: U.S. sets record for denying, censoring government files

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‘Most Transparent’ White House Dumps FOIA Regulations for Itself

The White House recently deleted FOIA regulations for its Office of Administration, citing a 2009 appeals court ruling in support of that change. The ruling stated that CREW, which was suing for access to White House emails from the Bush administration, could not obtain them because the office is FOIA-exempt. However,…

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Transparency groups want Clinton’s emails preserved electronically for public

A coalition of watchdog groups sent a letter to the Secretary of State and the National Archivist on Tuesday, asking for them to make Hillary Clinton’s emails sent from her private sever about official business public to the American people. Last December, Hillary Clinton turned in 30,000 emails yet deleted…

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Watchdog groups call on State Department to force Clinton to turn over her emails

A dozen watchdog groups sent the Secretary of State and the National Archivist a letter calling for the State Department to transfer all of Hillary Clinton’s emails containing federal records to them for review. These groups want to ensure that FOIA requests and lawsuits against the State Department are fulfilled. Hillary…

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State: No record Hillary Clinton signed exit form

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Watchdogs prepare for Sunshine Week

This week marks Sunshine Week, a time when media outlets, citizens, nonprofits, and schools seek to educate the American people about government transparency and accountability. It initiated with James Madison’s birthday on March 16, because Madison authored the First Amendment. Some groups are using this week to discuss proposed FOIA reforms.

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Hillary’s ’email-gate’ now linked to whistle-blower’s description of State Department boiler-room operation set up to hide documents after Benghazi

Raymond Maxwell, former deputy assistant secretary for Near Eastern affairs in the State Department, informed Sharyl Attkisson of The Daily Signal that State employees had to remove any Benghazi-related documents from boxes located in the basement of the State Department. Clinton’s aides, including former chief-of-staff Cheryl Mills, oversaw this to ensure

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Hillary’s Email Defense Is Laughable

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Clinton camp issues clarification on deleted emails, claims ‘every’ message was reviewed

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Obamas take his and hers flights to LA

President Obama and Michelle Obama took separate flights to Los Angeles on Thursday last week to appear on two different shows–Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Ellen Degeneres Show. President Obama’s flight costed American taxpayers $2 million. From a 2014 FOIA request, Judicial Watch uncovered that American taxpayers are billed $206,337 for each…

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White House office to delete its FOIA regulations

The White House Office of Administration, which is responsible for presidential record-keeping, will no longer be subjected to the Freedom of Information Act. The White House, which made that change, said court rulings reaffirm its decision that this office does not need to be subjected to FOIA regulations. However, an…

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Clintons Cover-Up Team

While they worked for Hillary Clinton at the State Department, Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills used personal email addresses from Clinton’s private server. This news comes as the American public learns more about Hillary Clinton’s email scandal. In addition, Huma Abedin held private sector jobs on the side, and Cheryl…

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Getting Clinton’s Emails: Lawsuits, FOIAs From Associated Press and Judicial Watch Issued to State Department

Recently Judicial Watch filed several FOIA requests against the State Department relating to Hillary Clinton’s email scandal. If the requests are not fulfilled by the State Department, Judicial Watch will file FOIA lawsuits to get the records its seeking. Meanwhile, the House Select Committee on Benghazi wants Clinton to testify…

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America is Losing the War Against Sunni Jihadists and Empowering The Shia Caliphate

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In wake of Hillary email flap, State won’t resist reopening FOIA case

Judicial Watch recently asked District Judge Emmet Sullivan to reopen a FOIA lawsuit against the State Department seeking records pertaining to Huma Abedin’s former employment status as a “special government employee” under former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In that capacity, she did consulting work on the side for Teneo…

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Hillary Clinton email scandal: State Department to reopen court case

The State Department has decided to reopen a FOIA lawsuit Judicial Watch closed last year regarding Huma Abedin’s emails. Judicial Watch decided to pursue this lawsuit again because the Hillary Clinton email scandal has revealed that the State Department did not do a thorough job searching email accounts in response…

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More Concerns About the Security Of Hillary’s Email Server

The private server Hillary Clinton used while she was Secretary of State was not encrypted for two months and was running obsolete versions of Outlook. In addition, Hillary Clinton has given mixed accounts of how many devices she used while she was in that position. Judicial Watch uncovered that she used…

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Report: The State Department Really Isn’t Good At Preserving Emails

About 1 billion emails were sent by State Department staffers in 2011, when Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, but the State Department only preserved less than 62,000 of those emails. In relation to Clinton’s email scandal, Clinton admitted at a press conference that she deleted nearly 32,000 emails from the private…