Secret recordings reveal Elizabeth Warren would be Regulator-in-Chief

By   /  October 13, 2014  /  Commentary, Regulations  /  No Comments

By Will Swaim |
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has played it cool, denying she’ll run for president in 2016 in a way that seems designed to boost expectations she will.
That has given especially liberal Democratic Party loyalists a case of the fantods. Disgusted with Barack Obama, terrified by the prospect of a President Hillary Clinton, [...]

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U.S. judge hands Watchdog a victory over VA governor’s green-car company

By   /  July 24, 2014  /  Mississippi, Virginia  /  No Comments

MISSISSIPPI BOUND: Virginia officials predicted McAuliffe's car-building venture would find itself in a "funding gap."

Part 73 of 74 in the series Terry McAuliffe – Carmogul

By Will Swaim |
A U.S. judge in Mississippi on Thursday threw out an $85-million lawsuit in which an electric car company founded by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe alleged had libeled the firm.
Judge Michael P. Mills said GreenTech Automotive failed to prove his Mississippi [...]

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Abortion doctor with ties to Eric Holder gets four years for fraud

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  National, News  /  No Comments

DOC IN THE BOX: Holder failed to disclose his relationship to a Georgia building used by a now-convicted abortion doctor.

By Will Swaim |
A Georgia physician who performed abortions in a building owned by the wife of U.S. attorney general Eric Holder was sentenced to prison March 21 for Medicaid fraud.
“DeKalb Superior Court Judge C. J. Becker sentenced Tyrone Cecil Malloy, M.D., to four years in prison and six years’ probation on two counts [...]

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Immigration official says he met with McAuliffe to discuss visas for foreign investors

By   /  July 25, 2013  /  National, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Part 38 of 74 in the series Terry McAuliffe – Carmogul

By Will Swaim |
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A top federal immigration official testified Thursday that he met with Terry McAuliffe to discuss the visa applications of foreign investors in the Virginia gubernatorial candidate’s car company, GreenTech Automotive.
Denying accusations the meeting was inappropriate, Alejandro Mayorkas, director [...]

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IRS, White House check in on Watchdog

By   /  May 15, 2013  /  National, News  /  No Comments

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By Ryan Ekvall, Matt Kittle and Will Swaim |
The Internal Revenue Service reviewed Watchdog’s news website in record numbers late last year,’s analytics show.
The IRS’ interest in content comes as news reports revealed that IRS officials were looking more closely at conservative nonprofits. The agency declared that activity “inappropriate” and limited to fairly [...]

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White House, IRS show interest in Watchdog in December

By   /  May 15, 2013  /  National, News  /  31 Comments

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By Will Swaim and Ryan Ekvall |
President Barack Obama’s executive staff reviewed Watchdog’s news website in record numbers at precisely the moment when Internal Revenue Service visits to the same site spiked,’s analytics show.
A similar report reveals that the Executive Office of the President and IRS were the source of a similar December traffic [...]

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