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Obama’s HUD Pick Misused Agency Funds for Low-Income Housing as Mayor

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New email headaches for Hillary as judge orders release of 29,000 pages of private messages from top aide Huma Abedin

A federal judge has ordered the release of an archived trove of 29,000 pages of emails from one of Hillary Clinton’s top aides as secretary of state.

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State Department To Review Emails From Clinton Aide Huma Abedin

The State Department has agreed to review 29,000 pages of emails from Huma Abedin, a close aide to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, from their days at the department, for possible public release under a new legal agreement with a conservative legal group.

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FBI’s Clinton probe expands to public corruption track

EXCLUSIVE: The FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of private email as secretary of state has expanded to look at whether the possible “intersection” of Clinton Foundation work and State Department business may have violated public corruption laws, three intelligence sources not authorized to speak on the record told Fox News.

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Don’t Take HUD Money: Feds Will Swallow You Whole

President Obama is taking over local government in America, and almost no-one talking about it. Obama’s new Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation is his vehicle for the effective federalization of…well, pretty much everything.

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Judicial Watch Statement on IG Report Confirming FOIA Violations by Hillary Clinton and Obama State Department

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the report released today by the State Department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) regarding the Hillary Clinton email scandal and the mishandling of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton…

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IRS nixes controversial plan to collect Social Security numbers of charity donors

A wave of complaints forced the IRS on Thursday to withdraw its controversial plan to have nonprofit charities report the Social Security numbers of donors who give just $250 in any given year.

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Dozens of State Dept. staff knew Clinton used private email

By the final year of Hillary Clinton’s stint as secretary of state, dozens of senior State Department officials were aware Clinton used a personal email account to conduct official business.

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Scathing IG Report On Hillary Email Account Puts David Brock In A Bind

A damning report from the State Department’s Office of the Inspector General about the agency’s improper handling of public records requests for information on Hillary Clinton’s email account has put David Brock, one of the former secretary of state’s most dogged supporters, in an awkward position.

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Judicial Watch Opposes Obama Administration Executive Action to Create Race-Based ‘Tribe’ in Hawaii

Grassroots Group Warns Hawaii Plan Is Racially Discriminatory, Unconstitutional and Would Set a ‘Dangerous Precedent’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced its opposition to an effort by the Obama administration to recognize a new race-based “tribe” of Native Hawaiians.  The government watchdog details how the Obama Interior Department’s

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U.S. Warns Employers to Protect Muslim Rights, Directs Victims to File Complaints

In the aftermath of the San Bernardino terrorist attacks the Obama administration has issued a new warning regarding workplace discrimination “against individuals who are, or perceived to be, Muslim or Middle Eastern.” American businesses are to accommodate the religious needs of Muslims and assure that they aren’t being harassed or…

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Judicial Watch: New State Department Emails Reveal Top Clinton Aide Focused on Her Private Company’s Logo 24 Hours After Deadly Benghazi Attack

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released State Department emails, written 24 hours after the terrorist attack on the Benghazi consulate, in which former Clinton chief of staff Cheryl Mills quickly moved past condolences over the slaying of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens to focus her attention on the design of…

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Obscure law had a big political impact in 2015

While an effort to reform the nation’s open records law failed to gain much traction in 2015 after a promising start, the Freedom of Information Act still quietly shaped much of the year’s political landscape.

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Agents nab Pakistanis with terrorist connections crossing U.S. border

When the U.S. Border Patrol nabbed two Pakistani men with ties to terrorism at the U.S.-Mexico border in September, it marked just the latest instance of illegal immigrants from so-called “special interest countries” using the southern border as a point of entry into the country.

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Let’s hope they’re economizing this year! Final cost of the Obamas’ Hawaii Christmas two years ago revealed to be $500,000 PER DAY

President Barack Obama’s latest Hawaiian vacation with his family is costing U.S. taxpayers about $500,000 per day and $8.1 million over the course of his presidency, according to new reports published Tuesday.

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Judicial Watch Sues for Documents Withheld From Congress in New Climate Data Scandal

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit on December 2, 2015, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking records of communications from National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) officials regarding methodology for collecting and interpreting data used in climate models (Judicial…

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4 of the 95 Prisoners Obama Just Set Free Had Nothing to Do With Drug Sentences

On Friday, President Obama granted clemency to 95 convicted prisoners. The vast majority of these individuals received harsh sentences for relatively minor drug offenses. Most of them will become free men and women on April 16, 2016.

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Obama administration blocks Washington Times FOIA request on Syria chemical weapons

The Obama administration is blocking The Washington Times from obtaining detailed information about Syria’s extensive chemical weapons arsenal, which was used to kill thousands of innocents and changed the course of the country’s savage 4-year-old civil war.

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Greg Abbott incorrectly says Obama ‘himself’ admitted refugees who helped terrorists

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott warned at a Washington, D.C. press conference that without fresh restrictions on who enters the U.S., the Islamic State could slip in attackers.

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Documents show State Dept. advised Clinton against Blackberry use

An internal memo shows State Department officials warned Cheryl Mills, Hillary Clinton’s chief of staff, that she and the secretary of state should discontinue their Blackberry use because it posed “vulnerabilities and risks.”

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The Racial Spoils System Invents a Tribe for Native Hawaiians

We call it the “Aloha Spirit”: the mood of welcome and inclusion that defines Hawaii, which has been a peaceful multicultural society longer than it has been a U.S. state. Now this harmony is being undermined by an effort to create a semi-sovereign, race-based tribal government.


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