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Entries by Ryan Grim from 02/2012

Las Vegas Foreclosures: What Really Happens Here

Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

Video by Sara Kenigsberg Las Vegas, NEVADA - It's a cliche of journalism that lazy reporters learn all they think they need to know from the cabbie...

Nevada Caucus 2012: Mitt Romney Headed For Win

Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- In the shadow of Henderson's Green Valley, where the likes of the Waltons chisel vacation homes into the mountains, Mitt Romney held his ...

Mitt Romney Thumps Newt Gingrich: Nevada Caucus Results 2012

Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- Mitt Romney continued his long slog toward the Republican nomination Saturday, claiming victory in the Nevada caucuses by a decisive marg...

Ron Paul Finishes Surprisingly Strong In 2012 Nevada Caucus

Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- Ron Paul looked to have re-energized his presidential campaign and the movement propelling it Saturday with a solid showing in the Nevada...

Rick Santorum Spanked In Nevada Caucus Results

Posted 02.04.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- Rick Santorum is headed for a crushing loss in the Nevada caucuses Saturday, despite picking up the endorsement of Tea Party darling Shar...

Dick Durbin Aide's Spouse Lobbied For Illinois Company's Earmark

Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An Illinois company has received millions of dollars worth of earmarks from the office of home-state Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) -- while ...

Scott Brown's Pledge To Keep Out Third Parties Written With Help Of Third Party

Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren spent much of January hashing out a trailblazing agreement to limit the influence of outside money in t...

Rick Santorum In 2008: Mainstream Protestantism Fell Out Of 'World Of Christianity'

Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics

As far as Rick Santorum is concerned, mainstream Protestantism "is gone from the world of Christianity." That's what he told students at Florida's Ave...

Ron Paul On Rick Santorum: 'He's Fake' (VIDEO)

Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

Ron Paul didn't shy from an attack ad he is currently running against Rick Santorum that dubs the former senator from Pennsylvania "fake." Why did ...

Ron Paul On Rick Santorum: 'He's Fake'

Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ron Paul didn't shy from an attack ad he is currently running against Rick Santorum that dubs the former senator from Pennsylvania "fake...

Rick Santorum Compares Mitt Romney To Michael Dukakis At GOP Debate In Arizona (VIDEO)

Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

Tired of hearing Mitt Romney crow about his record of balancing the budget while governor of Massachusetts, Rick Santorum delivered what may have been...

Mortgage Fraud Task Force Skeptics Wait For Strong Leader, Swift Action

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

A task force is a fickle thing. With the right leader, a strong staff, a broad mandate and a target population rich with criminal actors, a team of pr...

Democracy Alliance Dumps Progressive Organizations

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democracy Alliance, a private network of major progressive and Democratic donors, has dropped a number of prominent organizations, a...

Elizabeth Warren Campaign, Top Ted Kennedy Aide, Ask Scott Brown To Stop Invoking Kennedy Name

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

Mary Beth Cahill, Ted Kennedy's former chief of staff, is calling on Scott Brown to abide by the request of the Kennedy family and stop invoking the l...

Harry Reid Mocks Senate Futility

Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Today's Senate is such a dysfunctional mess that it has become a joke even to the beleaguered man tasked with running it. Senate Majo...

Chellie Pingree: 'I'm Not Likely To Say No' To Senate Bid

Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) is all but certain to make a bid for the Senate in the wake of Sen. Olympia Snowe's (R) retirement announ...