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Judicial Watch and Allied Educational Foundation File Amici Brief In McDonnell Corruption Case

Posted: April 11, 2016 at 8:30 am   /   Politics

Brief Criticizes Drop in Corruption Prosecutions by Obama Administration (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amici curiae brief with the United State Supreme Court in support of a federal court of appeals decision upholding the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on […]

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Illegal Immigration Boosts African-American Unemployment

Posted: April 5, 2016 at 1:34 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

While the Obama administration continues to brag about the drop in the national rate of unemployment, it ignores a glaring contradiction in the president’s policies: Illegal immigration is a key factor in the high rate of unemployment among African-Americans. The national unemployment rate for March came in at 5 percent. For African-American men above the […]

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Judicial Watch Sues for Obama FBI Interview Records

Posted: March 31, 2016 at 12:17 pm   /   Politics

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking FBI interview records of then-President-elect Barack Obama, Rahm Emanuel, and Valerie Jarrett.  Obama and his aides were interviewed as part of the initial investigation of former Illinois […]

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Judicial Watch: Obama Family 2015 Honolulu Christmas Vacation Cost Taxpayers $3,590,313 in Flight Expenses Alone

Posted: March 30, 2016 at 11:02 am   /   Politics

Obama 2014 and 2015 trips to New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Palm City, Florida, cost taxpayers at least $286,416 in Secret Service expenses Known travel expenses for the Obamas and Vice President Joe Biden have exceeded $78,003,292.44 (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained records from the Department of the Air […]

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Federal Court Hearing Scheduled for Thursday, March 31 in Judicial Watch FOIA Case on Benghazi, Clinton Emails

Posted: March 30, 2016 at 10:37 am   /   Politics

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announces that a hearing is to be held in the District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday, March 31, 2016, on a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit.  The hearing is in a Judicial Watch case against the Department of State. On May 8, 2015, the U.S. District […]

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Judicial Watch: Second Federal Court Grants Discovery in Clinton Email Case

Posted: March 29, 2016 at 11:02 am   /   Politics

Ruling Comes in FOIA Litigation over Benghazi Controversy (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth granted “limited discovery” to Judicial Watch into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s email matter.  Lamberth ruled that “where there is evidence of government wrong-doing and bad faith, as here, limited discovery is […]

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Judicial Watch Lawsuit Uncovers New Hillary Clinton Email Withheld from State Department

Posted: March 24, 2016 at 10:29 am   /   Politics

Email Shows Clinton Engaged On Blackberry Issues (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained State Department documents from February 2009 containing emails that appear to contradict statements by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that, “as far as she knew,” all of her government emails were turned over to the State […]

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Judicial Watch: New Clinton Documents Raise Questions on Benghazi, Clinton Foundation

Posted: March 22, 2016 at 6:17 am   /   Politics

Two days after Benghazi attack, Libyan president sought meeting with Bill Clinton through Clinton Foundation event (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released 276 pages of internal State Department documents revealing that within two days of the deadly terrorist attack on Benghazi, Mohamed Yusuf al-Magariaf, the president of Libya’s National Congress, asked to participate in a […]

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Judicial Watch: State Department Documents Show that NSA Rebuffed Hillary Clinton’s Attempts to Obtain a Secure Blackberry

Posted: March 16, 2016 at 11:17 am   /   Politics

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained State Department documents revealing that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton repeatedly sought to obtain “Blackberry-like communications,” but was rebuffed by the National Security Agency due to security and cost concerns. The National Security Agency’s Information Assurance Directorate response was “shut up and color.”  The […]

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