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Obama tax refunds for illegal immigrants to cost $2 billion over 5 years

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New players join newspapers in using FOIA requests

Watchdog groups like Judicial Watch have come to replace the media when it comes to FOIA requests and lawsuits. The Freedom of Information Act of 1966 was signed into law to mainly be used by traditional media, but over time, advocacy groups and watchdog groups have taken the lead on FOIA…

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Watchdog group turns up a $17 million tab for Air Force One

Today, President Obama is traveling to Los Angeles to attend a DNC event and appear on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” On Tuesday this week, he attended a DNC fundraiser in Atlanta, Georgia. Judicial Watch has been at the forefront of obtaining government records on how much taxpayer money President Obama spends on…

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Media Captivated by Boring Mrs. Clinton

During his radio show, Rush Limbaugh discussed Hillary Clinton’s email scandal. He also noted how many liberals have condemned Clinton for failing to comply with the Federal Records Act and the State Department’s rules by using a personal email account to conduct official business. In addition, he mentioned Judicial Watch’s…

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DOJ Attorneys Tell District Court Amnesty Benefits Are Legal, Temporary — Other Officials Say The Opposite

Judge Andrew Hanen, who ordered an injunction on President Obama’s amnesty plans involving DACA and DAPA benefits, called for the Department of Homeland Security to explain why it has already extended benefits to 100,000 illegal aliens. These benefits were distributed through a DACA extension, yet that extension should not have…

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Hillary Email Gaps Hide ‘Pay For Play,’ Benghazi Truth

Based on the House Select Committee on Benghazi and Judicial Watch’s review of documents regarding the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attacks, there are months of emails missing from Hillary Clinton when she was Secretary of State. The State Department did not inform Trey Gowy, chairman of that committee, about the private…

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Scammers take advantage as 6.5 MILLION ‘American zombies’ are still on Social Security rolls

Investigators at the Social Security Administration found that the Social Security Numbers of 6.5 million dead Americans were not moved to the “Death Master File” and thus, criminals and illegal immigrants are taking advantage of those SSNs to receive benefits from the agency. Some of these dead Americans were born before the…

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State Department to Be Slammed With FOIA Lawsuits

Last week, Judicial Watch filed a new FOIA lawsuit against the State Department asking for communications between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Clinton’s former top aide Huma Abedin, and former Egyptian president Mohammad Morsi’s wife Nagla Mahmoud. As Hillary Clinton’s email scandal continues to unfold, Judicial Watch’s FOIA

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Judicial Watch Gives Feds 20 Days to Return FOIA Requests for Hillary Clinton’s Secret Email System

Judicial Watch recently filed a new FOIA request seeking information about Hillary Clinton’s secret State Department email system. This request is asking for email correspondence between Clinton, Clinton’s former aides, and State Department employees and the non-government email systems Clinton used to conduct official business. If this request is

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Clinton Foundation unveils report on women’s progress

The Clinton Foundation released a report on Monday about the slow progress status on women’s rights worldwide. Simultaneously, the Clinton Foundation is facing scrutiny over accepting donations from countries that abuse human rights, such as Saudi Arabia, and Hillary Clinton is facing scrutiny for using a personal email address while she was

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Judicial Watch: Clinton & Aides May Have Gone ‘Offline’ During Benghazi Attack

According to Judicial Watch, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her aides corresponded with each other “offline” over email as the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attacks were occurring. Judicial Watch learned of this information from documents it obtained from a FOIA lawsuit against the State Department regarding Benghazi. The documents…

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Judicial Watch Sues For Clinton’s Emails With Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

Judicial Watch recently filed a FOIA lawsuit against the State Department to obtain email correspondence between Huma Abedin, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and Nagla Mahmoud, wife of former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi. This lawsuit comes as a result of the State Department not responding to Judicial Watch’s FOIA request on…

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Feds to review cache of Clinton emails

The State Department plans to review 55,000 pages of documents Hillary Clinton released to it last December from the personal email account she used as Secretary of State. State Department spokesperson Marie Harf has claimed Hillary Clinton did not discuss classified information using this account. Judicial Watch has pending FOIA…

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Clinton private email violated ‘clear-cut’ State Dept. rules

When she was Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton violated the State Department’s rules by using a private email account to conduct official business. However, Hillary Clinton said in a tweet that she wants the State Department to review the 55,000 pages of emails from her private account she turned in and release…

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Critics push back at Hillary Clinton’s email tweet

On March 4, 2015, Hillary Clinton tweeted that she wants the public to see her emails from the personal email account she used when she was Secretary of State. Specifically, she said she wants the State Department to release them. Judicial Watch has filed 12 FOIA lawsuits in response to FOIA requests…

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Clinton Wants You to See Her E-Mails, Except the Ones She Didn’t Hand Over

Hillary Clinton used a private server and email address to conduct official business when she was Secretary of State. In December 2014, Hillary Clinton turned over 55,000 pages of documents regarding her emails to the State Department and claims that she turned over all of her emails. Recently on Twitter,…

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House panel issues subpoenas for Clinton e-mails

The House Select Committee on Benghazi recently subpoenaed emails belonging to the private email address Hillary Clinton used when she was Secretary of State. It was discovered that Clinton used her own server–clintonemail.com–to conduct official business for the State Department. Meanwhile, Judicial Watch has pending FOIA litigation that has been

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Clinton email high jinks cast new doubts on scope of Benghazi ‘talking points’

In light of Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, Judicial Watch noted that Hillary Clinton’s email address could not be found in the government documents it obtained from its FOIA lawsuit against the State Department regarding the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attacks. As a result, JW’s pending FOIA requests and lawsuits regarding the…

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Did Hillary Commit a Felony?

In regards to the Hillary Clinton email scandal, Mrs. Clinton violated both the Federal Records Act and rules in the State Department’s manual by using a private email address to conduct official business as Secretary of State. In the case of Mrs. Clinton’s scandal, private emails must be retained on…

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How Did The State Department Respond To Open Records Requests For Hillary’s Emails?

The State Department has claimed it cannot find Hillary Clinton’s email records of the personal email account she used when she was Secretary of State. However, that claim violates the regulations put in place by the Federal Records Act and the Freedom of Information Act and has hampered progress on…



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