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JW Calls on House and Senate Ethics Committees to Investigate Rampant Abuse of Foreign Travel Expenses and Per Diems

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed an official complaint with the Senate Ethics Committee regarding reported widespread abuse of foreign travel expenses and per diems by Members of Congress. Judicial Watch also sent a letter to the House's…

Treasury Emails Suggest Rep. Barney Frank Called Former Treasury Secretary Paulson to Obtain TARP Cash for OneUnited Bank

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that new documents suggest Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) personally called former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson regarding a cash infusion from the government’s Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) for the Boston-based OneUnited Bank. On November 25,

Judicial Watch Asks Court to Force Release of Documents on Bailout of The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc.

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a memorandum of law on March 8, 2010, in its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System…

Judicial Watch Letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee Regarding Goodwin Liu

The Honorable Patrick J. Leahy Chairman United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary 224 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Jeff Sessions Ranking Member United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary 152 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman Leahy and Senator Sessions: Judicial Watch…

Judicial Watch: Slaughter Rule Unconstitutional

Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton issued the following statement today in response to plans by the House of Representatives to use the so-called Slaughter Rule to “deem” the Senate health care bill passed without an actual up-or-down vote: A constitutional crisis is upon us. The Democratic leadership’s plan to use…

Judicial Watch Sues HHS to Obtain Documents Related to President Obama’s Closed-Door Health Care Meetings

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a lawsuit against the Obama Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to obtain documents related to President Obama’s closed-door health care meetings with Vice President Biden, HHS Secretary Sebelius, Speaker Pelosi,

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton to Testify before Congress

The House Government Reform and Oversight Subcommittee on Information Policy, Census, and National Archives will hold a hearing entitled “Administration of the Freedom of Information Act: Current Trends.” Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton has accepted the committee’s invitation to testify. Where: 2154 Rayburn House Office Building Date: Thursday, March

Obama Justice Department Shut Down Federal ACORN Investigation According to Documents Obtained by Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained documents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) detailing federal investigations into the alleged corrupt activities of Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). The documents reference serious

Obama Administration Tells Court Government-Run Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Not Subject to Open Records FOIA Law

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed a new motion in its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) that would force the Obama administration to release documents related to political contributions made…

Judicial Watch Obtains Top Secret Memorandum Detailing Closed Congressional Hearing on Enhanced Interrogation Techniques

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has received a Memorandum from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) marked “Top Secret” that includes a detailed report of a House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) closed hearing regarding the subject of enhanced…


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