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Court Slams FDIC for Failing to Abide by FOIA Law in Judicial Watch Bailout Lawsuit

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that the United States District Court for the District of Columbia has denied a motion by the Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC) to dismiss a Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit filed on behalf…

Mayor Bloomberg’s Office Spearheaded Drive for Ground Zero Mosque Approval According to Documents Uncovered by Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained documents from New York City Mayor Bloomberg’s office that show his office was instrumental in helping Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, his wife Daisy Khan and their partner Sharif el-Gamal obtain approval for…

Senate Ethics Committee Will Not Punish Sen Dodd for Corrupt Real Estate Deal; Dismisses JW’s Ethics Complaint

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that on December 20, 2010, the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics (commonly known as the Senate Ethics Committee) dismissed a Judicial Watch ethics complaint filed against outgoing Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT). Judicial Watch’s complaint

Judicial Watch Praises New “Tea Party Congress” Move to Preserve Office of Congressional Ethics

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement on the Republican House leadership’s decision to continue the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) in the 112th Congress: Congratulations to the new Tea Party Congress. Recently, Judicial Watch joined other public interest groups seeking to protect the House Office of Congressional…

Judicial Watch Announces List of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” for 2010

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released its 2010 list of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians.” The list, in alphabetical order, includes: Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Rahm Emanuel, Former Obama White House Chief of Staff, Senator John Ensign (R-NV), Rep. Barney

Judicial Watch Sues Mayor Bloomberg’s Office for Ground Zero Mosque Documents

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed a petition with the New York State Supreme Court to compel New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s office to comply with a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request regarding contacts between the…

Judicial Watch Announces a Special Presentation: “What Next in the Battle against Illegal Immigration”

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced it will host a panel discussion: “What Next in the Battle Against Illegal Immigration.” Panelists include Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce, the author Arizona’s immigration law enforcement measure SB 1070; and Rep. Steve King, a leader

Judicial Watch Statement in Defense of the Office of Congressional Ethics

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement in a coalition press conference held today by 10 groups, including Judicial Watch, Taxpayers for Common Sense, National Taxpayers Union and a number of reform groups urging the incoming House leadership of the 112th Congress to continue the Office of Congressional…

JW Sues DHS for Documents on Illegal Alien Who Allegedly Killed Virginia Nun in Drunk Driving Accident on August 1, 2010

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a lawsuit on December 2, 2010, against the Obama Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to obtain documents related to an internal DHS investigation of Carlos Martinelly-Montano, an illegal alien who allegedly struck and…

Conservative & Taxpayer Groups Join Reformers in Push to Save Office of Congressional Ethics

A coalition of 10 groups, including Judicial Watch, Taxpayers for Common Sense, National Taxpayers Union and a number of reform groups will hold a press conference Thursday at 10:30 a.m. to urge the incoming House leadership of the 112th Congress to continue the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) and to…


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