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IRS Lois Lerner lost emails were all Backed-up

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding recent sworn declarations made by IRS officials in response to Judge Emmet G. Sullivan’s continuing investigation into the missing emails of Lois Lerner and other IRS officials, which have been the subject of longstanding Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. IRS (No. 1:13-cv-1559)): Contrary to Judge Sullivan’s specific orders and [...]

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Alaska Primary Election Results – August 19, 2014

2014 ALASKA PRIMARY ELECTION August 19, 2014 Elections Results   Registered Voters 494900 – Cards Cast 156000 31.52% Num. Report Precinct 441 – Num. Reporting 435 98.64%   US SENATOR (ADL) ADL Total Number of Precincts 441 Precincts Reporting 435 98.6% Times Counted 58806/494900 11.9% Total Votes 57029 Begich, Mark DEM 47631 83.52% Bryk, William “Bill” DEM 1639 2.87% Fish, Mark S. LIB 1038 1.82% Kile, Zachary A. AI 1483 [...]

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Hawaii Gov. Abercrombie defeated despite Obama endorsement

Hawaii Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie, in a historic loss, was soundly defeated in Saturday’s primary by a state senator, while the island’s marquee U.S. Senate race remained too close to call. Abercrombie’s loss to state Sen. David Ige makes him the first sitting governor in state history to lose a primary for reelection. It came amid concerns about tax hike proposals and his leadership style. With 99 percent of the [...]

Obama Ebola Executive Order?

A patient with the Ebola virus is expected to arrive at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday afternoon.  A second patient will follow shortly thereafter.  In the wake of bringing Ebola infected patients to the United States, some are questioning the timing of and executive order signed by President Obama that expanded the list of diseases that allow the government to apprehend and detain U.S. citizens with certain [...]

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57% View Obamacare Unfavorably

Dislike of the new national health care law is at its highest level in several months, with half or more of voters continuing to question its impact on the quality and cost of care. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 39% of Likely U.S. Voters share a favorable opinion of Obamacare for the second month in a row, a low for the year to date. Fifty-seven percent [...]