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DC Admits Obamacare for Congress Scheme Unlawful

In an op-ed for Breitbart, Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, explains how the DC government contradicts itself when it claims it is illegal for members of Congress, their staff, and their spouses and dependents to partake in DC’s Obamacare small business exchange but says they can continue to receive coverage through it. Congress does…


The Obama’s Hawaii Vacation Reportedly Cost Taxpayers Millions Of Hard-Earned Dollars Read

American taxpayers will be billed a multi-million dollar tab for the Obamas’ recent trip to Kailua, Hawaii. Although the First Family paid for their own private rental homes, taxpayers will foot-the-bill for ambulance, Air Force One’s fuel, the Obamas’ flights, and the Honolulu Police Department escorts who escorted the Obamas. The…


Online voter registration getting new look

Three lawmakers in Pennsylvania’s state legislature want to bring up a bill that would legalize online voter registration in their state, although such legislation has failed in the past. Supporters of this legislation, including its sponsor Senator Lloyd Smucker (R-Lancaster County) and Governor-elect Tom Wolf, argue it will increase voter…


Judicial Watch’s Hard-Hitting Documentary “District of Corruption” Now Available for Download on iTunes

Judicial Watch, the nation’s largest government watchdog organization, and Victory Film Group announced today that their hard-hitting documentary “District of Corruption” is now available for download through iTunes.


Expensive Speech: A Blaze Magazine Special Report

In a Blaze Magazine special report, Chris Field discusses Judicial Watch’s FOIA lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for their proposed “Critical Information Needs” pilot study. The lawsuit seeks to obtain “any and all records” regarding this controversial study, which would have investigated how media outlets


Obama’s Hawaii vacation is over, now it’s time for taxpayers to pay massive tab

America’s taxpayers are expected to pay a multimillion dollar tab for the First Family’s recent Christmas and New Year’s holiday trip to Kailua, Hawaii. Records obtained by Judicial Watch of their trip from December 2013 to January 2014 show American taxpayers were billed $7,781,361.30 to pay for the First Family’s flights then. You


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


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…


D.C. Government Concedes Law Does Not Allow for Congress to Obtain Obamacare in “Small Business Exchange”

Judicial Watch today announced that the District of Columbia government conceded in a court filing that, under D.C. law, the U. S. Congress could not obtain insurance through the District’s “Small Business Exchange.” The revelation comes in a taxpayer lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch against the District of Columbia Health Exchange Authority.


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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