Some federal agencies block access to websites during shutdown

By   /  October 3, 2013  /  Accountability, Federal Government, National, News, Open Records  /  7 Comments

By Earl F Glynn | WatchdogLabs.org Feel free to add the selective government shutdown to the ever-growing list of excuses for the Obama administration to keep the public from learning how its government does its business. With the federal government closed, most agencies notified the public that websites would not be updated or monitored, but […]

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Democratic leaders have their own Bain pain in Mideast private equity deal

By   /  September 25, 2013  /  Federal Government, National, Virginia  /  No Comments

Part 62 of 76 in the series Terry McAuliffe – Carmogul   By Tori Richards and Earl Glynn | Watchdog.org When Mitt Romney ran for president in 2012, he was vilified for his role in Bain Capital, a Boston private equity firm that has made billions in global investments since 1984. “Romney’s companies were pioneers at shipping U.S. […]

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Appeals court cuts access to White House visitor logs

By   /  September 4, 2013  /  Accountability, Issues, Judiciary, National, News, Open Records, Transparency  /  9 Comments

By Eric Boehm and Earl Glynn | Watchdog.org The “most transparent administration in American history” has won another victory for secrecy. A three-judge panel in U.S. Appeals Court ruled in favor of the Obama administration on Friday in an open-records case dealing with White House visitor logs.  The court ruled that the logs, kept by […]

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Clinton Foundation posts deficits on McAuliffe’s watch

By   /  August 29, 2013  /  National, News, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Part 59 of 76 in the series Terry McAuliffe – Carmogul   By Tori Richards and Earl Glynn | Watchdog.org ALEXANDRIA, Va  — Long before his startup green-car business ran into a series of scandals, Terry McAuliffe was trustee of a world-famous charity that in two straight years burned through $317 million in donations and […]

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GreenTech courted Obama’s Solyndra aide

By   /  August 6, 2013  /  Energy and Environment, Federal Government, National, News, Politics & Elections, Virginia  /  116 Comments

Part 46 of 76 in the series Terry McAuliffe – Carmogul By Tori Richards and Earl Glynn | Watchdog.org ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe and three top GreenTech advisers met with the key White House aide responsible for helping bankrupt solar-panel maker Solyndra win federal loans and high-profile presidential support, a Watchdog […]

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Feds call McAuliffe car company’s use of investment program ‘possible fraud’

By   /  August 2, 2013  /  Virginia  /  1 Comment

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Part 45 of 76 in the series Terry McAuliffe – Carmogul By Kenric Ward, Tori Richards and Earl Glynn | Watchdog.org Terry McAuliffe has one more reason to regret linking his Virginia governor’s campaign to GreenTech Automotive, his beleaguered green car company. Government documents released Friday reveal that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is […]

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