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Clinton Judge Blocks Florida Voter ID Law

…names and many blacks favor nontraditional names or spellings. Those factors put the two groups at greater risk of error when their names are matched against the federal database, according to the group that challenged the law, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Appointed to the federal bench by Bill Clinton, Judge Mickle agreed in his ruling that…

Clinton Budget Guru In More Trouble

Years after disgracefully resigning amid scandal, federal regulators have charged Bill Clinton’s budget director for manipulating earnings to increase his hefty bonus when he headed the giant government-sponsored mortgage company Fannie Mae. Franklin Raines submitted misleading and inaccurate accounting statements and inaccurate capital reports that enabled him to grow Fannie Mae in an unsafe and unsound manner, according to the 153-page notice of charges filed by the Office of…

JW Sues for Records on Controversial State Department Consulting Agreement for Former Clinton Aide Huma Abedin

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on September 5, 2013, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Obama Department of State seeking access to all records detailing contracts between the State Department and Abedin, as well as the Clinton aide’s outside employment while under contract with the agency (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of State (No. 1:13-cv-01363)). If you would like…

JW’s “Ten Most Corrupt Politicians” of 2008

…Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY): Let’s start with the fact that Hillary Clinton is constitutionally ineligible to serve as Secretary of State in the Obama administration. According to the Ineligibility Clause of the United States Constitution, no member of Congress can be appointed to an office that has benefited from a salary increase during the time that Senator or Representative served in Congress. A January 2008 Executive Order signed…

Judicial Watch Announces List of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” for 2006

…of Congress. Abramoff pleaded guilty to conspiracy, fraud and a host of other charges on January 3, 2006, and was sent to prison in November to serve a five-year, 10-month sentence for defrauding banks of $23 million in Florida in 2000. Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) — In January 2006, Hillary Clinton’s fundraising operation was fined $35,000 by the Federal Election Commission for failing to accurately report more than $700,000 in contributions…

Judicial Watch Announces List of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” for 2007

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released its 2007 list of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians.”  The list, in alphabetical order, includes: 1.  Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY):  In addition to her long and sordid ethics record, Senator Hillary Clinton took a lot of heat in 2007 – and rightly so – for blocking the release her official White…

Judicial Watch Announces List of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” for 2006

…to conspiracy, fraud and a host of other charges on January 3, 2006, and was sent to prison in November to serve a five-year, 10-month sentence for defrauding banks of $23 million in Florida in 2000. Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) — In January 2006, Hillary Clinton’s fundraising operation was fined $35,000 by the Federal Election Commission for failing to accurately report more than $700,000 in contributions to Clinton’s Senate 2000…

Obama Administration Tells Federal Court Privacy Act Does Not Apply to White House

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that the Obama administration argued in a recent court filing that the Privacy Act does not apply to the Executive Office of the President (EOP). This court filing came in a Judicial Watch lawsuit filed in 1996 against the Clinton White House related to a scandal known as “Filegate,” where the Clinton White House obtained…

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More Trouble In Obama’s Cabinet

The day after an Obama cabinet pick gets exposed for enacting legislation to benefit one of her politically famous husband’s benefactors, another withdrew under investigation for giving a shady company a lucrative state contract after it donated big bucks to his political action committee.  The two separate incidents mark the latest of several scandals to come out of Barack Obama’s supposedly smooth transition camp. First, Hillary Clinton’s hometown newspaper…

So Long and Thanks for All the Reports

The office of the Independent Counsel has been shut down but its juicy and scathing reports from the Bill Clinton administration will always be around. Prompted by the Watergate affair, the Independent Counsel was a judicially appointed investigator created by the 1978 Ethics in Government Act. The idea was to avoid a conflict of interest if the executive branch investigated its own officials. The office was quite busy when…

USCIS Prepares To Legalize Millions Of Illegal Immigrants

Under the direction of a Clinton official who orchestrated the pardon of a major-league drug trafficker, the federal agency that oversees lawful immigration is preparing to legalize millions of illegal immigrants.  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is getting ready for the huge influx of applications that will bombard the agency when President Obama’s plan to legalize the nation’s estimated 12 million illegal aliens becomes law, according to a…

Oil-for-Food Money Could Be Traced to Clintons

Clinton pardoned him in 2001. Rich’s ex-wife Denise allegedly “facilitated” Rich’s pardon by donating nearly $1 million to Democratic causes, including $70,000 to Hillary Clinton’s Senate campaign and $450,000 to the Clinton Presidential library fund. It is conceivable that some of the money that was used to obtain Rich’s pardon came from Rich’s illicit connection to the U.N.’s Oil-for-Food program. To learn more about Judicial Watch’s effort to obtain…

Judicial Watch Holds A Panel On Under-Reported Stories of Election 2008

…it that Hillary Clinton’s past ethics record has been virtually ignored? She’s been the subject of a grand jury investigation, and escaped indictment for perjury and obstruction of justice by the skin of her teeth. Yet, this is coyly referred to as ‘baggage’ by most of the media. Jerry Seper of The Washington Times recently uncovered some amazing documents that chronicle the concerns federal investigators had about her criminality, but…

Judicial Watch Announces List of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” for 2008

Washington, DC — December 31, 2008 Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released its 2008 list of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians.” The list, in alphabetical order, includes: Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY): Let’s start with the fact that Hillary Clinton is constitutionally ineligible to serve as Secretary of State in the Obama administration. According to the Ineligibility Clause of the United States Constitution, no…