The Clinton Empire Grows Larger by the Day

Free Beacon reader David Brock assembles massive political attack squad

Not unlike the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the Clinton Political Empire (CPE) is expanding and radicalizing, Politico’s Ken Vogel reports. In what was described as “a major power play,” Clinton minion and loyal Free Beacon reader David Brock is taking over as head of the allegedly nonpartisan (but actually left-wing) watchdog group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). Brock was elected chairman of the group last week “after laying out a multifaceted expansion intended to turn the group into a more muscular—and likely partisan—attack dog,” Vogel writes.

Questions of Coordination

Left-wing groups engage in near-simultaneous attack on Sen. Mitch McConnell

Allies of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) say a series of attacks and ethical complaints levied against him are part of a coordinated campaign by left-wing activists, political operatives, and journalists to defeat his 2014 reelection effort.

The Taming of the CREW

Liberal Watchdog subpoenaed for donor info in response to lawsuit

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), a liberal watchdog group, is fighting a subpoena for its donor information and other internal documents by arguing that the request violates its First Amendment rights.

Watchdog: Investigate Secret EPA Email Addresses

Government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) called for an investigation Tuesday into the alleged use of secret email addresses by top Environmental Protection Agency officials, adding another voice to the growing chorus demanding answers from the federal agency.

The Left Targets Issa

Left-wing organization CREW defends administration’s Fast and Furious stonewall

A left-leaning government watchdog organization filed ethics complaints Wednesday against House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) for revealing sealed federal documents in the ongoing Operation Fast and Furious scandal.