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Virginia Governor Embroiled in Major Scandal


5 Minutes of Sun Photos Cost Taxpayers $5 Mil

In the midst of all the grim news about manic government spending and higher taxes comes a comforting story that’s sure to provoke lots of warm and fuzzy feelings among Americans; the nation’s space agency spent $5 million on a special telescope that took pictures of the sun for around…


Judicial Watch Statement on the Death of Judge Robert H. Bork

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued a statement today in response to the passing of former federal judge and Supreme Court nominee Robert H. Bork, who died today. He was 85 years old. Bork served as U.S. solicitor general and a judge on the U.S. Court of…


Media Accused of Teaming Up With Conservatives to Trash Muslims

Probably alluding to groups like Judicial Watch, a professor at a taxpayer-funded university has published a study that chastises organizations for using “fear and anger” to spread negative messages about Muslims. This has caused tremendous damage, according to the study, because the mainstream media has given these “fringe organizations” a…



Fox News’ “Hannity” on Thursday at 9 p.m. eastern will air a one-hour special about the “District of Corruption” movie and the permanent political class and crony capitalism on both sides of the aisle the film exposes and indicts.


CAIR Wants Public Schools to Close on Islamic Holy Days

A terrorist front group that bills itself as the nation’s largest Muslim advocacy organization is demanding that a major public school district in south Florida close twice a year to celebrate Islamic holy days. Incredibly, the district’s Diversity Committee is seriously considering it and is holding special meetings to gather…


USPS Execs Get Illegally High Salaries amid $11.6 Bil Loss

Billions of dollars in the hole, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has never the less managed to give top executives illegally high salary and compensation packages that should outrage American taxpayers. It was just a few weeks ago that the USPS made headlines for its record $5.2 billion loss in…


JW Covers 9/11 Hearings at Guantanamo

Judicial Watch Senior Investigator Lisette Garcia was in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba last week to observe in person military commission proceedings against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Ramzi Binalshibh, Ali Abdul Aziz Ali, and Mustafa Ahmed Adam al Hawsawi. Family members of Paul Acquaviva, Andrea Haberman, Michael Noeth, Randy Scott, and Amy Toyen…


Millions More For “Environmental Justice”

It’s been a spectacular month so far for grant recipients of President Obama’s costly “environmental justice” program, which keeps doling out millions to help “underserved” and minority communities obtain the same protection from health and environmental hazards as their wealthy counterparts. So what if the national debt is a gargantuan…


91-year-old Mayor Guilty Of Stealing Town Funds

Illustrating that public corruption has no age limit or boundary, the 91-year-old mayor of a tiny Alabama town has been convicted of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from city coffers and a chunk of the cash went to her live-in boyfriend. The story comes from River Falls, a quaint…


Another Detroit Official Embroiled In Sex Scandal

What is it about Detroit public officials and sex scandals? In just a few years, a mayor and two police chiefs in Michigan’s largest city have made headlines for their unscrupulous extracurricular activities. Keep in mind that this is a city rife with all sorts of public corruption. In the…


U.S. Works to Ban Research on Chimps, Man’s “Closest Relatives”

Keeping its promise to protect man’s “closest relatives” the Obama Administration is moving quickly to eradicate valuable biomedical research on chimpanzees at the request of leftist animal rights groups. The move to ban chimp research started nearly a year ago when the administration quietly proposed to include chimpanzees on the…


House Ethics Comm. Clears Another Corrupt Lawmaker

Surprise, surprise; the House Ethics Committee has cleared Congresswoman Maxine Waters, a distinguished member of Judicial Watch’s Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians list, for steering millions of federal bailout dollars to her husband’s failing bank. The famously remiss committee, which is charged with investigating and punishing corrupt lawmakers, found


House Ethics Comm. Blasts Laura Richardson, One Of JW’s Most Corrupt Pols

The notoriously remiss House Ethics Committee, known for allowing lawmakers to get away with all sorts of indiscretions, has finally reprimanded a corrupt member for illegally using her congressional staff as personal servants and forcing them to work on her political campaign. Southern California Democrat Laura Richardson, a member of…


JW Exposes Voter Participation Center Scandal

A Judicial Watch investigation has found that the leftwing nonprofit under scrutiny for trying to register animals, dead people, infants and felons to vote was founded by Bill Clinton’s chief of staff and a top Democratic strategist with deep union ties. Documents uncovered by Judicial Watch reveal heavy hitters in…


D.C. Mayor Should Resign Amid Multiple Corruption Scandals

Congress has failed miserably to halt the never-ending corruption that has long plagued local government in Washington D.C., even as its shady mayor (Vincent Gray) gets exposed for his embroilment in a spree of illicit operations. D.C. has a mayor that’s locally elected and a City Council of 13, but…


Did Looming Indictment Trigger Jackson Jr.’s “Mood Disorder”?

Could it be that Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., a member of Judicial Watch’s Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians list, is suddenly suffering from a “mood disorder” because he’s on the verge of getting criminally indicted? After all, the feds have been breathing down the Illinois Democrat’s neck—and he’s the target…


$20 Mil For African Green Energy Venture

The U.S. economy remains in shambles and a relentless unemployment crisis grips the nation yet the Obama Administration is giving away $20 million for an innovative green energy venture in Africa. The allocation comes less than two years after the administration dedicated $50 million to replace “inefficient cook stoves” contributing…


DOL Signs More Foreign Contracts To Protect Migrant Workers

In its ongoing effort to protect illegal immigrants in the U.S. workforce, the Obama Department of Labor (DOL) keeps entering “partnership agreements” with foreign countries vowing to preserve the rights of their migrants.  It’s one of several initiatives launched by Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, a former California congresswoman with close…


Govt. Blows $102 Mil To Catch $19 Mil In Medicaid Fraud

In a shameful—and costly—example of government incompetence, a special program created to combat Medicaid fraud has cost American taxpayers more than five times the amount of overpayments it has identified. That means the anti-fraud project, known as National Medicaid Audit Program, has cost the U.S. government $102 million to operate…


U.S. Gives Rich Companies Billions For Overseas Ads

Enraging examples of government blowing taxpayer dollars abound, but this could easily take the cake; Uncle Sam has spent north of $2 billion to subsidize the advertising costs of wealthy private American companies and trade groups overseas. In the meantime, the U.S. economy has amassed a record $15.6 trillion debt…

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