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12/09/2011 01:51 PM
Elizabeth Warren and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

President Barack Obama’s “Consumer Czar” Elizabeth Warren was appointed by Obama to help set up and, many fear, to eventually run the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). In March 2011, Warren testified to Congress about the CFPB’s role in a 50-state settlement underway with the nation’s largest mortgage lenders related to alleged improper foreclosure...

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12/09/2011 01:47 PM
Gardasil/HPV Vaccination Investigation

“The FDA adverse event reports on the HPV vaccine read like a catalog of horrors. Any state or local government now beset by Merck’s lobbying campaigns to mandate this HPV vaccine for young girls ought to take a look at these adverse health reports.” -Tom Fitton On June 8, 2006, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

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12/09/2011 01:43 PM
‘Air Pelosi’ Investigation

In March 2009, Judicial Watch received documents from the Department of Defense detailing Nancy Pelosi’s abuse of a system which provided military aircraft for the transportation of the Speaker of the House. The documents, which were acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), detail the attempts by DOD staff to accommodate Pelosi’s numerous requests...

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12/09/2011 01:39 PM
‘Czar’ Investigations

Article II section 2 of the U.S. Constitution states that: “
the President shall nominate, an by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, Judges of the Supreme Court, and all other Officers of the United States, whose Appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and...

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12/09/2011 01:35 PM
Financial Crisis Investigation

Since 2008, Judicial Watch has actively pursued documents regarding the unprecedented explosion in the size and reach of the government through its use of $24 trillion for “TARP” (Troubled Asset Relief Program) bailouts, “bank rescues” and the Obama administration’s economic “stimulus” plan. The $200 billion taxpayer bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is arguably...

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12/09/2011 01:20 PM
ACORN

The leftist Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) and its affiliated organizations have been the subject of great controversy. Concerns have been raised about fraudulent voter registrations, intimidation tactics, involvement in the housing market meltdown, and a partnership with U.S. Census Bureau. Most importantly, Barack Obama has been closely linked to the organization....

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12/09/2011 01:18 PM
Elena Kagan’s Involvement in ‘Obamacare’

Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain documents detailing Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan’s participation in discussions related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of March 23, 2010, also known as Obamacare, while she served as U.S. Solicitor General to determine...

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12/01/2011 05:29 AM
Judicial Watch Sues Obama Administration to Obtain Solyndra Records

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced that it filed today separate lawsuits against the Obama Department of Energy and Office of Management and Budget to obtain records regarding the taxpayer funded government loan provided to the now bankrupt green energy company Solyndra. On September 5, 2011, Judicial Watch...

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10/04/2011 12:54 PM
Judicial Watch Obtains Documents Detailing the Cost to Taxpayers for Michelle Obama’s Family Trip to Africa

Charges for the Aircraft and Crew Alone Amount to $424,142 Contact Information: Press Office 202-646-5172, ext 305 Washington, DC — October 4, 2011 Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it has obtained mission expense records and passenger manifests from the United States Air Force related to the June 21-27, 2011,...

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