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Entries by Ryan Grim from 06/2012

Will The Online Campaign Kill The TV Ad?

Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The political consulting industry knows how to do one thing very, very well. Give a consultant a few million dollars and he or she will ...

Alan Simpson Fires Off Angry Letter To HuffPost

Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The American people are tired of hearing "bullshit and mush" in the debate over the future of Social Security, former Sen. Alan Simpson ...

Ron Gould's Son, Featured In Gun-Heavy Ad, Is Barred From Owning Guns (VIDEO)

Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

A Tea Party-backed candidate in Arizona, Ron Gould, is riding a wave of local media attention after releasing an ad in which he literally shoots a cop...

Elizabeth Warren Reveals What She Would Ask Jamie Dimon

Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jamie Dimon, beyond his extraordinary wealth, doesn't have much to be happy about lately. But he can take solace in at least one lucky b...

Change.org Drops Michelle Rhee Group Under Pressure From Progressives (UPDATE)

Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a surprising reversal, Change.org, the progressive online powerhouse that channels grassroots energy into petition-based activism, ha...

Health Care Dissent: Here's What The Conservative Wing Wanted To Happen

Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney, reacting to the Supreme Court's health care ruling Thursday, said, "I agree with the dissent." The dissent tosses out t...

Fast And Furious Conspiracy Theory Pushed By GOP Lawmakers

Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thursday's vote on holding the attorney general of the United States in contempt of Congress is being watched closely by the National Ri...