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American Issues Project

Thomas B. Edsall

High Risk | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's campaign took a risk this week when it decided to aggressively combat an inflammatory pro-McCain television commercial put on the air o...

Is the American Issues Project Breaking Campaign Finance Law?

Rick Hasen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Hasen

A Texas billionaire, Harold Simmons, donated nearly $2.9 million to the American Issues Project,Inc., to run ads tying Sen. Obama to a former member of the Weather Underground, William Ayers.

Fox Accidentally Airs Ad It Decided Not To Run

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The right-wing American Issues Project has spent $2.8 million on an ad questioning Sen. Barack Obama's (D-IL) relationship to William Ayers, a founder...