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March 18, 2011 - Obama Fails on Government Transparency

March 18, 2011 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: JW Congressional Testimony: Obama Gets a “Failing Grade” on Transparency “The American people were promised a new era of transparency with the Obama administration. Unfortunately, this promise has not been kept. To be clear: the Obama administration is…

March 11, 2011 - Cong. Alcee Hastings Sued

March 11, 2011 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: Rep. Alcee Hastings Sued by Employee for Sexual Harassment The impeached former federal judge and current Florida Congressman Alcee Hastings is on the hot seat again—this time for his alleged sexual harassment of a female government employee, Winsome…

March 04, 2011 - Comrade Kennedy?

March 4, 2011 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: JW Unearths Additional Details from the Kennedy FBI File What was the FBI hiding about the late Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy’s sordid past? Judicial Watch finally found out when we obtained previously redacted material from the FBI file…

February 25, 2011 - Is Obama Above the Law?

February 25, 2011 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: Is the President Above the Law? This is the uncomfortable question many Americans are asking after President Obama’s lawless decision to stop defending in federal court the law of the land on the institution of marriage. According to…

February 18, 2011 - Obama Immigration Scandal Update

February 18, 2011 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: JW’s New Client: Arizona State Legislature Seeks to Intervene in Federal Lawsuit to Defend AZ Immigration Law As you no doubt recall, the Obama administration has sued the State of Arizona over its new get-tough illegal immigration law,…

February 11, 2011 - What is Obama Hiding?

February 11, 2011 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: What is Obama Hiding? JW Files Appeal in Lawsuit Over Fannie, Freddie Docs Judicial Watch’s pursuit of records detailing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s political contributions continues. We recently filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals…

February 04, 2011 - Obamacare Moratorium?

February 4, 2011 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: Obamacare Moratorium? A decision by a federal court in Florida sent shock waves through the Obama administration on Monday. Judge Roger Vinson ruled the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it is commonly known, unconstitutional in a consolidated…

January 28, 2011 - Important Air Pelosi Update

January 28, 2011 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: More Air Pelosi News Despite the media firestorm over her military travel abuses, Nancy Pelosi continued to use the United States Air Force as her own personal travel agency right up until her final days as House Speaker…

January 21, 2011 - JW Battles Tuition Benefits for Illegal Aliens

January 21, 2011 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: JW Files Lawsuit to Stop Government Tuition Benefits for Illegal Aliens Would you approve of your tax dollars being used to subsidize the college education of an illegal alien? My guess is that your answer is the same…

January 14, 2011 - YOUR Freedom of Speech is Under Attack

January 14, 2011 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: Free Speech for Conservatives Under Attack You remember this quip from former Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel during the financial crisis? “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste,” Emanuel told The Wall Street Journal.…