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What You Need to Know About the Fight to Make Members of Congress Enroll in Obamacare

Yesterday, Judicial Watch updated the American people on the status of its FOIA lawsuit investigating Congress’ illegal involvement in the Obamacare small business exchange. In 2013, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) allowed members of Congress, their staff, their spouses, and their dependents to obtain healthcare coverage through the small business


DC Government: OPM Trumps Local Law on Congressional Health Care

In October 2014, Judicial Watch filed a FOIA lawsuit to obtain more information from the federal government on how members of Congress and their staff are illegally enrolling in Obamacare’s D.C. Small Business Health Option Program. DC law classifies a small business as having 50 or fewer employees, and Congress has essentially…


D.C. Government Concedes Law Does Not Allow for Congress to Obtain Obamacare in “Small Business Exchange”

Judicial Watch today announced that the District of Columbia government conceded in a court filing that, under D.C. law, the U. S. Congress could not obtain insurance through the District’s “Small Business Exchange.” The revelation comes in a taxpayer lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch against the District of Columbia Health Exchange Authority.


Three Lawsuits over Gitmo Terrorist Release

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Defense to obtain information on the five terrorists the Obama administration released from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Haqqani terrorist network for five years. This lawsuit asks…


Attkisson files lawsuit v. DOJ; What about criminal charges?

Yesterday, news broke Sharyl Attkisson, a well-renowned investigative journalist, filed a FOIA lawsuit against the Department of Justice with Judicial Watch after she found out her computers were hacked from 2011 to 2013. During that time period, Attkisson was covering the Obama administration’s Benghazi and Fast and Furious scandals. The Justice…


Former CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson Sues DOJ for $35 Million

With the help of Judicial Watch, Sharyl Attkisson, a former CBS reporter and investigative journalist, has sued the Department of Justice (DOJ) for $35 million in damages after computer forensic exams showed hackers monitoring her work exposing the Obama administration for its corruption from 2011 to 2013. The DOJ has said…


Obama’s drug-sentencing quagmire

President Obama’s plan to commute sentences of nonviolent drug offenders sentenced for cocaine-related crimes is not only inefficient and convoluted, but also heavily biased due to the involvement of politically-charged advocacy groups like the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). According to the plan, prisoners must apply for sentence commutations


JW Files SCOTUS Amicus Brief, Argues against Subsidies for Federal Health Exchange Enrollees

Group asks High Court to affirm the limits on the executive branch’s ability to disregard federal statutes, reaffirm separation of powers   (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on December 24, 2014, it filed an amicus curiae brief in support of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the IRS…


Former US Justice Department official calls NC voter suppression ‘a myth’

In an op-ed for Wall Street Journal, Robert Popper, a Senior Attorney for Judicial Watch, quashes the minority voter suppression myth regarding North Carolina’s new election laws. He discusses voter turnout data from the November 2014 election demonstrating that black registration and voter turnout increased after North Carolina adopted new laws


The Voter Suppression Myth Takes Another Hit

In an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, Robert Popper, Senior Attorney for Judicial Watch, describes how changes to North Carolina’s election laws have increased black turnout and registration, according to turnout data. Changes that were made to the election laws include requiring voters to cast ballots in their home…

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