American Oversight Sues Florida Department of Education for Records Related to Gov. DeSantis’ Ongoing Attacks on Education

The lawsuit comes at a time of increasing alarm and urgency over attempts to politicize and reshape Florida’s education system.
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The Georgia investigation into former President Trump’s election-overturning efforts has reportedly broadened to include activities that took place in other states.

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In American Oversight’s fight for records related to the deaths of people held in immigration detention, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has lifted redactions on nearly 80 pages of public documents.

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American Oversight Statement on Special Counsel Durham’s Report

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American Oversight Receives Indication That Durham Investigation Has Closed

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The Department of Justice dropped a key objection to the release of more than 4,500 pages of documents related to the Durham investigation, the Trump-era inquiry into the origins of the FBI’s probe of the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia.

News Roundup: New Voting Restrictions, Harlan Crow, and Florida Textbooks

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The flurry of new voting restrictions unleashed by state legislatures in 2021 wasn’t the end of conservative efforts to limit access to the ballot.

Harlan Crow Among Attendees at Pompeos’ Controversial ‘Madison Dinner’ in 2019, Records Show

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