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Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS Used Donor Lists to Target Audits

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained documents from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that confirm that the IRS used donor lists to tax-exempt organizations to target those donors for audits.  The documents also show IRS officials specifically highlighted how the U.S. Chamber of Commerce may…


Vitter Legislation Would End Congress’ Obamacare Exemption

Senator David Vitter, following Judicial Watch’s lead, is still pushing for common sense in the House of Representatives and Senate. He recently introduced legislation that would require the president, vice president, political appointees, and members of Congress to purchase health insurance through the exchanges established by Obamacare. Vitter’s


Taxpayers Hit Hard With Michelle Obama’s China Trip!

Judicial Watch released new documents showing that the Obama’s family trip to China last year cost taxpayers more than $360,000 in air expenses. This figure equaled more than 225 times what the average American family spends on a week-long vacation every year.


Judge Questions Govt. Delays in Attkisson v. HHS

Investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson shares the most recent developments in her lawsuit seeking documents from the Department of Health and Human Services related to the healthcare.gov website. In a recent court hearing, the judge handling the case declared the speed of the government’s response in providing documents “unacceptable.”


Judicial Watch Client Brian McCann Testified before Senate Judiciary Committee

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that its long-time client Brian McCann gave testimony today before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Hearing was titled “Oversight of the Administration’s Misdirected Immigration Enforcement Policies: Examining the Impact on Public Safety and Honoring the Victims.” Brian McCann is a lifelong resident of Chicago…


Judicial Watch: Federal Judge Declares State Department Will “Answer For” Any Destruction of Clinton Emails

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that a federal judge warned the State Department that it will “have to answer for” any destruction of Hillary Clinton email records.  U. S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras made the statement at a July 9, 2015 status conference concerning a Judicial Watch…


260 undocumented criminals released in Arizona in 2013

ABC15 in Arizona provides a look at the documents released by Judicial Watch which show that the Department of Homeland Security released approximately 260 criminal illegal immigrants in Arizona in 2013. Judicial Watch is still seeking documents regarding the release.


Barack and Valerie’s Great Communist Party Marriage

Judicial Watch’s work uncovering documents highlighting top Obama aide Valerie Jarrett’s family ties to communism shows some shocking truths about the Obama administration. That the president counts such ideologues as close friends and advisers speaks volumes.


Complaint: Congressional Staffers Committed Fraud When Applying for Obamacare

Judicial Watch is one of several conservative organizations that have filed a joint complaint with the Senate Select Committee on Ethics challenging Congress’ use of the Small Business Exchange to qualify for taxpayer subsidies for medical insurance. Judicial Watch obtained documents including applications completed by congressional staff which fraudulently


Obama’s on-air defenders also lobby White House

Conflicts of interest abound in this story. The Obama administration, despite the president’s campaign pledge to reduce lobbyist influence, involved lobbyists in its public relations efforts in return for administration access.

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