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E-mail shows Rahm Emanuel and Blago Traded Favors

June 21, 2010 Politisite 0

President Barack Obama’s chief of staff, then a congressman in Illinois, apparently attempted to trade favors with embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich while he was in office, according to newly disclosed e-mails obtained by The Associated Press. Obama’s chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, agreed to sign a letter to the Chicago Tribune supporting Blagojevich in the face of a scathing editorial by the newspaper that ridiculed the governor for self-promotion. […]

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Hawaii: 'Birther' measure signed into law that limits access to Obama Birth Certificate

May 13, 2010 Politisite 0

Sorry Birthers no more FOIA requests for President Obama’s Hawaii birth certificate.  The GOP Governor signed a law that will limit access to  “most transparent president in history” Obama vital records. Gov. Linda Lingle yesterday signed into law the so-called “birther” bill that is intended to limit the number of requests for President Obama’s Hawai’i birth certificate. Hawai’i state officials receive dozens of requests for Obama’s birth certificate each month […]

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Obama Administration blocks Fannie and Freddie FOIA request

March 12, 2010 Politisite 0

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has filed a new motion in its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) that would force the Obama administration to release documents related to political contributions made by the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. According to the FHFA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac might possess […]