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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.
The government watchdog Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service, insisting the agency release previously demanded documents made under a Freedom of Information Act request that would clarify how conservative groups were screened for nonprofit status.
Before being all they can be, aim high, or become Army strong, military recruits must first raise their right hands and swear to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, "so help me God." The Air Force wants to revise the sacred oath and make it ordinary, striking the last phrase.
Obama favors rights of enemy combatants over those of their victims
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that White House visitor logs for the president and most of his staff are not public information subject to disclosure requirements of the Freedom of Information Act.
The Justice Department on Thursday dismissed suggestions by a Washington-based watchdog group that it helped organize a "pressure campaign" last year against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
Officials in Washington, D.C. are using dirty tactics to hide the investigation and decision not to prosecute David Gregory of NBC News for illegally possessing a “high-capacity” magazine in the District of Columbia.
"Terrorists murdered four Americans, we demand the truth," reads a terse new petition for White House transparency on the Benghazi attacks, organized by the American Center for Law and Justice and signed by 77,000 people. "President Obama: With continually changing stories and inaccurate accounts, the American people have been misled. Terrorists attacked American soil —; our embassy — we need the truth and accountability," the petition says.
Hollywood continues its collaboration with Chinese censors even as it pushes back against U.S. attempts to limit violent content in film and television in the aftermath of the mass killing in Newtown, Conn., last December, experts observe.
Citing the destruction of Superstorm Sandy, the Obama administration has waived immigration laws for illegal immigrants now in the United States, arguing that the immigrants' ability to maintain their lawful immigration status or obtain other immigration benefits may have been hampered by the deadly storm.
It's a good thing President Obama already has written two autobiographies; otherwise, he would have a hard time finding a kind word on the bookshelves.
Since 1994, Judicial Watch has been on the front lines against political corruption in the nation's capital. Founded as a watchdog group to keep an eye on the excesses of the Clinton administration, it has since developed a reputation as a nonpartisan crusader for good government, relentlessly dogging the George W. Bush administration during its eight years in office.
Tom Fitton's recent column misstates the facts and law surrounding the home mortgages of former Sen. Chris Dodd, Connecticut Democrat ("Crony capitalism, Countrywide and Congress," Web, July 30).
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.
The release of stolen emails from private security firm Stratfor has reignited the contentious issue of the disposal of Osama bin Laden's body. The missives published online on Feb. 29 included updates from Stratfor staff as bin Laden's body was removed from Pakistan. One of the emails said it was headed to the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Bethesda. The Obama administration announced that his mortal coil was disposed of at sea "in conformance with Islamic precepts and practices."
"We think these two appointments are constitutionally invalid," Mr. Fitton said.
Mr. Fitton said his group will continue its current challenge and is looking for new ways to contest the appointments of Mrs. Clinton and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, who, in a similar situation to Mrs. Clinton, was serving as a senator from Colorado before his current appointment.