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  • "I don't think you'll find a bigger champion than Secretary of State Scott Gessler here in Colorado of maintaining clean and accurate voter rolls," his spokesman said. (Associated Press)

    States, D.C. are told to clean up voter rolls or be sued; Judicial Watch counters Obama

    Conservative public interest lawyers sent letters Monday giving the District of Columbia, Iowa and Colorado 90 days to prove they are taking steps to delete from their registration lists dead voters and former residents, or else face a lawsuit.

  • **FILE** Osama bin Laden is pictured here in Afghanistan in April, 1998. (Associated Press)

    Osama bin Laden photos ordered destroyed despite public records request

    Adm. William McRaven's order to purge the bin Laden material came 10 days after The Associated Press asked for the photos and other documents under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act.

  • FILE - In this March 5, 2013, file photo, Navy Adm. William McRaven, commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. A newly-released email shows that 11 days after the killing of terror leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, McRaven ordered subordinates to destroy any photographs of the al-Qaida founder's corpse or turn them over to the CIA. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

    Email shows effort to shield bin Laden photos

    A newly-released email shows that 11 days after the killing of terror leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, the U.S. military's top special operations officer ordered subordinates to destroy any photographs of the al-Qaida founder's corpse or turn them over to the CIA.

  • FOR USE AS DESIRED, YEAR END PHOTOS - FILE - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the deadly September attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

    FITTON: A closer look at the Benghazi lie

    The Obama State Department has finally released a second round of photos revealing the harrowing devastation wrought by a terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012.

  • Armoured embassy SUV burning on the night of the Sept. 11, 2012 Benghazi attack at QRF villa. (Photo by Zahid Arman)

    New Benghazi photos surface as questions raised whether State withheld evidence

    The State Department has belatedly released dozens of photos of the aftermath of last year’s terrorist attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi after The Washington Times inquired about the authenticity of photographs it received from a Welsh security contractor assigned to the doomed American outpost in eastern Libya.

  • Illustration by Linas Garsys for The Wahington Times

    FITTON: Clinton White House ignored 9/11 warnings

    New documents obtained by Judicial Watch read like a spy novel, replete with exotic locales and evil bad guys. But the good guys seem largely oblivious.

  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    TROTTER: Chilling dissent over Guantanamo policy

    Obama favors rights of enemy combatants over those of their victims

  • Illustration by M. Ryder

    FITTON: Don't be fooled by 'bipartisan' approach to amnesty

    More than a few Republicans in the United States Senate seem to have contracted a severe case of what Harry Truman called “Potomac Fever” (wanting to go along to get along in Washington). Apparently still trembling from the recent election debacle, they have cobbled together a deceptive and destructive “bipartisan” compromise on illegal alien amnesty.

  • Illustration Osama Raid Film by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

    FITTON: Team Obama's secret film deal

    The killing of Osama bin Laden last year was referenced repeatedly this week at the Democratic National Convention. This is ironic, as President Obama, in denying requests for basic information about the raid, said he wasn't going to release the information because he didn't want to be seen as "spiking the football."

  • A sketch by a courtroom artist depicts the five 9/11 co-defendants praying during their arraignment at the U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on May 5. Their disruptive tactics stretched out the proceedings to 13 hours. (Associated Press)

    Inside the Ring: Terrorists' antics

    The Washington-based legal group Judicial Watch earlier this month sent an investigator to Guantanamo Bay Naval Air Station, Cuba, to watch the May 5 arraignment of Khalid Shaikh Mohammad (aka KSM) and four others accused of plotting and executing the Sept. 11, 2001, airline attacks.

  • First lady Michelle Obama (center) heads down stairs at Casa del Rey Moro during a visit to Ronda in southern Spain in August 2010. Mrs. Obama went to Spain on a private trip with daughter Sasha and friends. (Associated Press)

    Report: High taxpayer tab for first lady's Spain trip

    First lady Michelle Obama's much-criticized trip to Spain in 2010 cost taxpayers at least $467,000, a government watchdog group said Thursday after obtaining Secret Service and Air Force documents.

  • Illustration: Obama court by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    FITTON: Obama can't keep a secret

    In an embarrassing defeat for the Obama administration, a federal court ruled on Aug. 17 that Secret Service White House visitor logs are agency records subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act. U.S. District Judge Beryl A. Howell issued the decision in a lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch.

  • Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Massachusetts Democrat (Associated Press)

    1961 file says Ted Kennedy rented Chile brothel

    An FBI file contends that a young Edward M. Kennedy arranged to rent a brothel for a night while visiting Chile in 1961, a year before he was elected to the Senate.

  • Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

    EDITORIAL: Black Panther case roars back to life

    Thomas E. Perez, assistant attorney general for civil rights, is in big trouble. The public-interest group Judicial Watch yesterday released a 62-page index of documents regarding the New Black Panther Party voter-intimidation case that undermines the credibility of Mr. Perez and of the Department of Justice under Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.

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