CJ Ciaramella

CJ Ciaramella is a staff writer for the Washington Free Beacon. Prior to joining the Beacon, he was a reporter for the Daily Caller. He was also a Collegiate Network year-long fellow at the San Diego Union-Tribune and has written articles for the Weekly Standard and Oregon Quarterly. Ciaramella attended the University of Oregon, where he edited the award-winning student magazine, the Oregon Commentator. He lives in Washington, D.C. His Twitter handle is @cjciaramella. His email address is

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IRS Drops Asset Forfeiture Case Against NC Business Owner After Media Scrutiny

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

IRS to return $107K seized by agents

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Passengers Accuse TSA Agents of Sexual Assault

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Judicial Watch FOIA request reveals complaints against TSA pat downs

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DEA Seizes Amtrak Passenger’s Life Savings Without Charging Him with Crime

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Latest case to highlight practice of civil asset forfeiture

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DEA Agents Left College Student in Cell for Five Days, Receive Light Punishments

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Student went without water, food

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Judicial Watch Sues State Department for Records on Hillary’s iPad Use

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

More lawsuits expected to follow in coming weeks

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Grassley Signals Openness to Some Sentencing Reform

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Willing to consider cuts to federal mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines