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States Refuse to Hand Over Voter Data Regularly Used by Campaigns

In April, Judicial Watch sent letters to 11 states threatening to sue them for failing to maintain their rolls as required by the National Voter Registration Act (the “Motor Voter Act”) and the Help America Vote Act. In the letters, Judicial Watch cited as “strong circumstantial evidence” that the number of…

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Fitton: Mueller’s Russia Probe Out of Control, Should Be Shut Down

Fitton joined “America’s News HQ” to question what’s going on after Mueller’s latest hire of Andrew Goldstein, a former prosecutor who worked under Obama’s US Attorney Preet Bharara in New York. He also noted that several other lawyers hired by Mueller donated to Democrats and it seems that the team is “searching…

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Immigration agency won’t commit to giving noncitizen data to voter fraud commission

The polling estimate for illegal immigrants living in the U.S. is another 11 million, approximately, with most of voting age. “I think DHS needs to make it available,” said Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch president. “They’ve made it difficult, if not impossible, for states to use that information. And if they…

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Fitton: Judicial Watch Sues VA Again for Docs about Misuse of Veterans’ Facility

Judicial Watch has taken the lead in trying to highlight the government’s misconduct and misuse of a 388-acre parcel of land in Los Angeles, originally intended to serve the needs of veterans. In fact, we just filed a second Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs…

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Judicial Watch Pres: Mueller’s Russia Probe ‘Out of Control,’ Should Be Shut Down

Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton called for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation to be shut down. Fitton joined “America’s News HQ” this afternoon to explain after Mueller’s latest hire of Andrew Goldstein, a former prosecutor who worked under Preet Bharara in New York. Fitton questioned who is overseeing

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Did Obama Engage in ‘Fraud Science’ on Environmental Policy?

Obama’s EPA was notorious for overreach in the cause of global warming. When Congress didn’t approve Obama’s green agenda, his agencies, particularly the EPA, simply wrote and enforced their own laws in violation of the U.S. Constitution. And the EPA came up with suspiciously convenient numbers to justify its power…

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Video: Tom Fitton calls on DOJ to shut down Mueller investigation

July 3, 2017 – 3:30 – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton appeared on “Happening Now” on the Fox News Channel to discuss Robert Mueller’s out-of-control investigation, which is looking into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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REPORT: Bernie Sanders’s Wife Tried To Kick A Bunch Of DISABLED PEOPLE Out Of Their Group Home

The wife of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders attempted to evict 16 disabled residents from a group home facility when, as president of now-defunct Burlington College, she was trying to negotiate the multimillion-dollar acquisition of 33 acres of prime real estate and a building owned by the local Roman Catholic Diocese.…

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Judicial Watch: Jane Sanders Tried Evicting Disabled Residents

Senator Bernie Sanders and his wife Jane O’Meara Sanders made headlines last week when it was discovered that they had hired defense attorneys in connection with an FBI probe into a financing project involving Mrs. Sanders and Burlington College in 2010. In addition to the investigation for alleged misrepresentations she made on loan documents to purchase…

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Sanders investigation: Bernie’s wife attempted to evict disabled group home residents, report claims

Sen. Bernie Sanders’s wife has been accused of heartlessly trying to boot disabled group home residents when she was president of a Vermont college and closed on a real estate deal now under FBI scrutiny. The home with 16 residents was on property Jane O’Meara Sanders purchased for Burlington College…

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Legal Group Probes Obama EPA’s Alleged Lobbying on Social Media

Just as the Trump administration is preparing to seek repeal of a long-disputed Obama-era clean water regulation, a conservative legal group is suing the Environmental Protection Agency to obtain documents it says  demonstrate that EPA illegally used a social media platform for “propaganda” in defending the rule. Judicial Watch on June 21 filed…

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Video: Crime at the center of illegal immigration policy debate

On Friday, June 30, Judicial Watch Southwest Project Coordinator Mark Spencer appeared on “Special Report with Bret Baier” on the Fox News Channel to discuss illegal immigration, specifically S.B. 1070, which grants police discretion to determine the immigration status of someone arrested or detained when there is “reasonable suspicion” they…

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YIKES: Report Says Bernie’s Wife Tried To Evict Residents of Disabled Group Home

A new report by Judicial Watch says that official records from the FBI investigation into Sen. Bernie Sanders’ wife, Jane O’Meara Sanders, show that she tried to evict residents of a group home for the disabled that was on property purchased in 2010 by the college for which she served as president. On Thursday, Judicial Watch, a…

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Trump Could Make Travel Ban Permanent, Expand to More Countries

Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch said this week that he suspects the White House is looking to expand the travel ban after the Supreme Court’s decision this week allowing the temporary ban to go into effect, with some exceptions. The ban prohibits, for the next 90 days, the entry of…

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EXCLUSIVE: McCain Institute Refuses to Disclose Big Donations

McCain Institute for International Leadership executives refuse to disclose how much money big donors have contributed to the nonprofit that’s named after Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned. Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, a nonprofit government watchdog, told TheDCNF the lack…

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Judicial Watch says it is investigating Christie’s attack on Horizon

A national conservative watchdog group said it is investigating whether Gov. Chris Christie’s motive to target Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield’s reserves was instigated by South Jersey Democratic power broker and Christie ally George Norcross. In a release Tuesday afternoon, Judicial Watch said it is inquiring about communications between Gov. Christie,

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Washington, DC adds transgender option for driver’s licenses. And it’s totally illegal

Washington, D.C. just began allowing residents to list their gender as ‘X’ on their driver’s licenses to accommodate people who think they are genderless. But the REAL ID Act, which was passed after 9/11 and enacted in 2005, “specifically requires gender on each driver’s license and identification card issued to…

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Judicial Watch takes EPA to court over social media campaign

The conservative group Judicial Watch is taking the Environmental Protection Agency to court over failing to hand over documents detailing its use of social media to promote the Obama administration’s Waters of the U.S. Rule. The group filed a Freedom of Information Act request for the EPA to release internal…

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Presidential Travel Costs Taxpayers Dearly

Our presidents are catered to 24/7, and nobody would deny them safety and tools to do their job. However, all too often they seem to be tempted to slip into occasional ostentation, to conflate their personal and political agendas with the duties of their office.  You know it happens —we do…

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Christie projects calm on budget despite impasse over tapping Blue Cross funds

Gov. Christie on Tuesday suggested he was confident the state would pass a budget by its June 30 deadline, even as lawmakers squabble over a controversial proposal to tap reserve funds from the state’s largest health insurance company. Horizon and its allies continued to attack the proposal Tuesday, saying it amounted to…