Washington, D.C. – The Republican Policy Committee (RPC) of the United States Senate issued a report this week chronicling President Obama’s unconstitutional actions. This comes on the heels of a report released last week by nine attorneys general that, likewise, details numerous instances in which the Obama Administration has trampled individual liberty, stripped policing Continue reading
Washington, D.C. – Judicial Watch (JW), the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it filed a lawsuit on March 5, 2012, in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia against the United States Air Force to obtain records detailing Michelle Obama’s controversial August 2010 vacation to Spain. Overall, Judicial Watch is seeking information pertaining to the costs to taxpayers for this vacation as well as any indication of official business conducted by Mrs. Obama Continue reading
As High Court Prepares to Hear Oral Arguments in Obamacare Litigation, Judicial Watch Seeks Kagan’s Solicitor General Calendars, Agenda and Phone Logs
Washington, D.C. – Judicial Watch (JW), the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced Wednesday that it filed a lawsuit against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking access to records related to U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan’s role in Obamacare discussions while she served as President Obama’s Solicitor General (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Continue reading
Dozen States in Potential Violation of National Voter Registration Act: Voting Rolls Have More Registered Voters than Voting-Age Population
Washington, D.C. – Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced the launch of its 2012 Election Integrity Project to pressure states and localities, through Judicial Watch lawsuits if necessary, to clean up voter registration rolls pursuant to Section 8 of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA). A Judicial Watch investigation based upon publicly available data indicates voter rolls in the following states Continue reading
Judicial Watch Sues Obama Administration for Documents Detailing Secret Settlement Negotiations with Mortgage Lenders Accused of Faulty Mortgage Practices. Obama DOJ and HUD Ignore Freedom of Information Act Requests on Effort to Extract $20 Billion from Banking Industry
Washington, D.C. – Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on January 3, 2012, against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to obtain documents pertaining to accusations of fraud against the nation’s five largest mortgage companies and the creation of “federal accounts” to settle probes into faulty mortgage practices (Judicial Watch v. HUD and DOJ (No. 1:12-cv-0002)).
The Obama administration has reportedly been engaged in settlement negotiations behind closed doors with mortgage companies that would result in at least $20 Continue reading
New Czars Exercise Unprecedented Control over Government Policies and Programs While Operating Under a “Veil of Secrecy”
Washington, DC — Judicial Watch, the public interest organization that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released Continue reading
Scandal-Ridden Activist Group Lives on in the Form of “Bullet Proof Community-Organizing Frankensteins” Created Across the Country
Washington, DC – Judicial Watch, the public interest organization that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released “The Rebranding of ACORN,” a special report on the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) network, following an extensive investigation of the organization’s transformation into various “spinoffs” and affiliated organizations. Continue reading
What is “crony capitalism”?
Merriam-Webster defines cronyism as: “partiality to cronies especially as evidenced in the appointment of political hangers-on to office without regard to their qualifications” Merriam-Webster defining cronies as: “a close friend especially of long standing: pal”. Continue reading