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Justice Dept. Had ‘Powerful Case’ For IRS Targeting Charges

From The Daily Caller: IRS officials across the chain of command knew for years that it was “extraordinarily inappropriate and dangerous” to send Tea Party tax exemption applications into a “black hole,” FBI interviews recently released by Judicial watch show.

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Justice Dept. Had ‘Powerful Case’ For IRS Targeting Charges

From The Daily Caller: Recently released FBI interviews show the Department of Justice’s failure to prosecute the Tea Party-targeting Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials was “patently ridiculous,” Rep. Jim Jordan said. IRS officials across the chain of command knew for years that it was “extraordinarily inappropriate and dangerous” to send Tea Party

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Obama Donor Was Key Investigator in IRS Scandal

From LifeZette: An Obama campaign donor spent approximately 1,529.25 hours as a lead investigator looking into the IRS conservative-targeting scandal as an attorney for the Justice Department, according to a report from Judicial Watch.

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Obama Donor, DOJ Prosecutor Spent More Than 1,500 Hours Looking Into IRS Targeting of Conservative Groups

From The Washington Free Beacon: Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch told the Washington Free Beacon that Judicial Watch learned Department of Justice employees were required to track their hours for administrative purposes, and given Bosserman’s position in the IRS investigation, believed this was in the public’s interest and filed a…

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Judicial Watch: Somali Muslims Get Behind-Scenes Tour of Minneapolis Airport

From Newsmax: A group of Somali Muslims was given a private behind-the-scenes tour of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport after complaining to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson they felt harassed and profiled, Judicial Watch reports.

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Real Power Behind IRS Conservative Targeting Scandal Still A Mystery

From The Daily Caller: An internal IRS document prohibited the targeted applicants from being approved automatically for tax exemption, and agency officials were told to send all such applications to the Orwellian-named Group 7822 to await additional guidance, FBI interviews obtained by Judicial Watch show.

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IRS Colleagues Called Lois Lerner ‘Volatile’

From The Daily Caller: Lerner headed the IRS office that targeted conservative and Tea Party non-profit applicants. She sent their tax exemption applications to a bureaucratic “black hole” prior to and after the 2012 election, FBI interviews obtained by the conservative watchdog Judicial Watch show.

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Voter ID and the Real Threat to Democracy

From The Wall Street Journal: The Supreme Court concluded in 2008that voter ID is constitutional and doesn’t impose an unreasonable burden on voters. But the recent decisions of three federal courts

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Obama-Backing Lawyer Spent 1,529 Hours on IRS Probe

From Newsmax: The lawyer, Barbara Bosserman, spent so much time on the case even though House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, sent a letter to then-Attorney General Eric Holder, according to The Washington Post, protesting that she shouldn’t have been included in the investigation.

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Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi Debacle: Arming Jihadists in Libya . . . and Syria

From National Review: Our government knew that the Syrian “rebels,” like the Libyan “rebels,” teemed with jihadists. Not only has this fact long been notorious; Judicial Watch managed to wangle from the government an August 2012 Defense Department memo that flatly states, “The Salafist [sic], the Muslim Brotherhood, and AQI…

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Report: Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Mgr John Podesta Sat on Board of Company that Bagged $35 Million from Putin-Connected Russian Govt Fund

From Breitbart: That’s one of the many revelations from a 56-page report released late Sunday titled “From Russia with Money: Hillary Clinton, the Russian Reset, and Cronyism” by the non-partisan government watchdog group, the Government Accountability Institute (GAI). Breitbart Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon holds the same title in GAI and…

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State Dept. Opposes Media’s Attempt to Get Taped Depositions in Clinton Email Case

From Law Newz: The United States Department of State is opposing the media’s attempt to gain access to taped depositions taken of Hillary Clinton‘s aides. The depositions were taken as part of a FOIA lawsuit filed by conservative watchdog group, Judicial Watch. The group is trying to figure out if…

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Opinion Journal: Clinton Email Server ‘Recommended’

From Wall Street Journal: Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton on a new twist in the Democratic presidential nominee’s private server scandal.

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Documents indicate IRS officials knew of Tea Party targeting since 2011

From Fox News: Lois Lerner, who oversaw tax-exempt groups for the IRS, and top IRS official Holly Paz “knew that agents were targeting conservative groups for special scrutiny as early as 2011,” the conservative legal advocacy group said in a release Thursday.

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Judicial Watch: IRS Officials Knew About Tea Party Targeting

From Newsmax: According to the docs obtained by Judicial Watch, Paz, a senior member of the IRS, was informed in the spring of 2011 that agents in Cincinnati had put out “Be On the Look Out” guides to flag “cases using the tea party term.”

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The Bureaucrat at the Center of Hillary’s Scandals

From Foreign Policy: The State Department insists that the failures leading up to both incidents were the fault of more junior employees, not Kennedy. But his proximity to wrongdoing has made him a major target of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, which grilled him for 13 hours as a…

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GRILLING UNDER OATH LOOMING FOR HILLARY?

From WND: At a hearing this week on the Judicial Watch request for permission to depose Clinton, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan would not rule out the possibility. Nor would he immediately grant permission. He also noted he might be open to ordering her to answer the questions from Judicial…

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Obama spends $4 million to hype global-warming alarm

From WND: That’s even though the campaign against global warming has morphed into a campaign against “climate change” because there isn’t any more warming, and a new movie charges the entire effort is a “hustle” to redistribute the free world’s wealth.

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Watchdog pushes for Clinton deposition over ‘evolving explanation’

From The Hill: These civil cases are separate from the FBI investigation, which looked at whether she transferred classified information through the unauthorized server. The Department of Justice recently announced that it would not be pressing criminal charges in the matter.

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Private Servers Were ‘Recommended,’ Clinton Says For First Time

From The Daily Caller: Clinton used a private email address and server located in her New York home throughout her tenure as the nation’s chief diplomat. An FBI investigation confirmed that contrary to her previous claims Clinton sent and received highly sensitive classified information on the server and that she…